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Old 10-05-2010, 06:03 PM   #1
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I want to put a recessed can light in my shower. It needs to be IC since it will be covered by insulation. I was told by the guy at the store the that I just buy a regular IC can light fixture and put a shower lens/trim kit on it. Is this true? I wouldn't think that the trim is much of a barrier to the major humidity that goes on in a shower but I tried a search for recessed shower light and didn't see any special fixtures so it seems like this might be true.

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Old 10-05-2010, 06:13 PM   #2
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For once the guy at the store is right. The trim is what makes it a shower light.

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Old 10-05-2010, 06:16 PM   #3
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Speedy that is a suprise, when I first read the question I though the OP said the guy at the store told them all they needed was the shower rated trim and that would fix the insulation problem as well.

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All right. Thanks guys. Full steam (ba-dum-dum) ahead then.
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