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Old 03-22-2010, 12:06 PM  
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One other comment about the recessed light fixtures.

Some are rated for having insulation over them - and others are not. Be sure to get the ones that match your situation.



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Old 04-19-2010, 12:31 PM  
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I would recommend hiring an electrician. You don't want the thought of your home burning down hanging over your head. There are lots of DIYS projects that don't have that kind of risk.



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A month has passed and no OP!

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I plan on the same project.

Will replace a single overhead with 4 to 6 - can lights with 65 watt bulbs. Will use the remodel cans that can come into contact with insulation. Plan on coming off the original wire and wire along to each light. I have drywall so cutting openings should be ok, just a little dusty.

What would be the correct spacing for the lights to avoid shadows.

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