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Old 08-05-2012, 03:06 PM   #1
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I am replacing recessed lighting but the housing is right next to two beams so the clips on two sides can not lock. Any suggestions?

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I honestly do not understand.

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housing is too close to a floor joist to get the clip to engage; I'd throw a screw into the joist through the clip slot IMO.
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housing is too close to a floor joist to get the clip to engage; I'd throw a screw into the joist through the clip slot IMO.

That is exactly what I do.
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Sometimes you can rotate the housings so the clips will fit.
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housing is too close to a floor joist to get the clip to engage; I'd throw a screw into the joist through the clip slot IMO.
I get it now.

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