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Replacing Recessed Lights with Pendant Light Fixtures

How to Prepare and Install Pendant light Fixtures: The whole recessed light fixture can would need to be removed which would reveal the 120 volt wiring with the white, black and ground wire.


Installing Pendant light Fixtures
Electrical Question: I would like to change out the recessed lighting in my kitchen to a couple of pendant fixtures.

Thanks for your help.

This electrical wiring question came from: Anita, a Homeowner from Lincoln, California
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How to Prepare and Install Pendant light Fixtures

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The Non-Contact Electrical Tester
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The Plug-In Outlet Tester
This is the first tool I grab to troubleshoot a problem with outlet circuit wiring. This popular tester is also used by most inspectors to test for power and check the polarity of circuit wiring.
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