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Old 04-05-2010, 05:30 PM   #1
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where to place recessed lights

remodeling....two small rooms 13 x 11 into one big room 13 x 23...load bearing wall removed...14" beam placed.....I'd like to use 12 total recessed lights, what's the best placement? Thanks for your help


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A floor plan would help us.


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Old 04-07-2010, 02:12 AM   #3
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Include a ceiling height. Helps determine spacing.
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Old 04-07-2010, 10:22 AM   #4
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depends on the size of lights. Rule of thumb is to try and keep the spacing about the same as the can...4" can 4 feet apart....5" can five feet apart. Without a floor plan this is the best I can do for you. I seriously doubt you'd need all 12 to light that space up. perhaps center four lights in the ceiling space on either side of the beam.

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