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Old 02-08-2008, 07:14 PM   #1
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I want to put recessed lights (cans?) under my 2nd floor deck (between the joists). The decking is open allowing rain to run through between the boards. My question is...do they make recessed type fixtures that are waterproof all around, for such an application? Thanks!

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Old 02-08-2008, 07:27 PM   #2
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I've never seen one but if you find one, I'm sure the price is going to turn you away anyways...

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Old 02-08-2008, 08:13 PM   #3
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In 25 years in the lighting/electrical business I have NEVER seen such an animal. This is not to say it's not made though.

I agree with Chris.
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I agree with Speedy. I've seen damp location trims, but NEVER wet location housing.
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Old 02-09-2008, 03:40 AM   #5
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Under the open decking board let me suggest this one i dont know if this will work or not but here http://www.cooperlighting.com/images...rtight_15x.jpg

those type of luminare are listed for wet location.

just a suggest see if that can be doable

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Old 02-09-2008, 11:56 AM   #6
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Merci frenchy...I know these would work, but I don't want to feel like I am in an oil refinery. I was hoping for floodlighting. I'll keep looking. Thanks all! If I find something, I'll tell y'all. I suppose I could construct a waterproof housing around them, if I could meet the spacing requirements. Hmmmm
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Old 02-09-2008, 05:38 PM   #7
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It seems like you could easily box them in.

You could also just mount WP lampholders tucked in under/between the joists. It would give the same basic effect as recessed cans.
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now i am thinking a idea why not get something like 10 inch PVC pipe and cut it and used that like ressced can ??

Just a thought other wise most WP luminaires usally have a hood option it can shine the light down a bit as well.

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