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Old 08-15-2005, 01:56 PM   #1
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I just bought a light fixture and would like to install it outside on my wall. The problem is that it is a downwards wall mountable fixture and requires me to add a crossbar. My outside wall is brick. Can I use a drill to screw on the crossbar to the wall. I know with drywall, you have to searh for studs. Is it the same or can I just drill the screws ANYwhere in close proximity to the outlet box. Thankx.

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Do you have a box there now? Are you thinking of just running a wire through the wall?

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Do you have a box there now? Are you thinking of just running a wire through the wall?
Yes, I do have a outlet box there currenly. I am just replacing the fixture. No.. I am not just running a wire through the wall. I would like to use the wall to hold the light fixture.
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Use lead shields to use the screws that came with the fixture or TapCons and paint the heads to match.
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