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We'll be doing some renovations come winter time and so it seems reasonable to change the lights to something more appropriate of the theme.
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The actual fitting that attached it to the roof was starting starting give way and expose the cables. Can't have that...
The actual fitting that attached it to the roof was starting starting give way and expose the cables. Can't have that...
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Taken off and very easy to put the new one in place
Taken off and very easy to put the new one in place
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New one with the light off. Very stylish
New one with the light off. Very stylish
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Ohhhhh pretty
Ohhhhh pretty
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I’m decorating / renovating / modernising a bedroom with a low ceiling - it’s built into attic space. The existing light fitting is too big for a small room, anyone 5’10” or higher would ding their head on it if they weren’t careful. I decided to replace it with a very low profile unit that also has a nightlight feature.


Existing light


Switch 11 turned off before removing the light


Partially removed to paint ceiling and fill underneath


Light removed and cables straightened


Light mounting plate uses existing fixture and screws. New light wired in using existing wire nuts


Low profile light installed


Light installed and working as planned
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I installed a closet light!
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Needs a fixture
Needs a fixture
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Installation in progress
Installation in progress
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Complete and functional
Complete and functional
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Lights on the garage needed updating.  Three in total, one brass one on either side and a motion detector up high.  Replaced them all with motion detectors.  Gonna use these points for the Straw badge.
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Left side of garage
Left side of garage
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All done
All done
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Underway
Underway
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Lights on the garage needed updating.  Three in total, one brass one on either side and a motion detector up high.  Replaced them all with motion detectors.  Gonna use these points for the Straw badge.
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Up high
Up high
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Underway
Underway
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All done (looks very similar, motion detector part is smaller, and it works now)
All done (looks very similar, motion detector part is smaller, and it works now)
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