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Old 11-07-2011, 09:11 PM   #1
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Installing light fixture with no electrical box


I would like to install a chandelier in a room with no overhead light fixture and therefore no electrical box. I do not need electricity, I am planning to use flameless candles. The fixture is about 10-15 lbs. I would like to mount it to the ceiling without cutting a hole in the drywall and installing a box--I am not that handy. Is this possible?

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Probably with a large enough toggle bolt to spread the weight.

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Do you have access to the other side of the ceiling from above? If so, install a section of blocking between the rafters so you'll have something solid to screw into.
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