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Old 06-14-2020, 08:34 PM   #16
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Send an email to the builder with a picture. If he can determine who installed the wiring and fixture, then that employee will either get fired or a reprimand.
All though it's been 15 years, He might and should make it right as he knows if something like that gets spread around, then he might end up being sorry.
You are kidding right?
Whoever did that didn't care and whoever let them do it didn't care either.
It worked for 15 years. That doesn't make it right but it is what it is.
And the OP is going to fix it. Nobody will admit it or even remember it 15 years later.
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Old 06-15-2020, 07:42 AM   #17
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I wouldn’t have needed help to do a little piss [email protected] project like that. Hope it worked for you!

Why don't you go back and read my original post....actually read every post of mine in this entire thread, not once did i ever ASK for any help.


I posted this here, so people could see how NOT TO wire a light!!


I never asked for help on how to fix it!!




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Why don't you go back and read my original post....actually read every post of mine in this entire thread, not once did i ever ASK for any help.


I posted this here, so people could see how NOT TO wire a light!!


I never asked for help on how to fix it!!




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That is pretty bad. But at least they used a lot of screws, Lol.

We must share building crews. This is an overhead light in my house as seen from the attic. A drunkard could have done a better job of cutting the hole to install the light. Instead it looks like someone shoved it in, creating blown out sheetrock all around.

Besides fixing some small cosmetic imperfections from the room ceiling underneath, I need to determine if it is better to insulate against air leakage using spray foam or one of those recessed light draft stop covers.
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Old 06-17-2020, 05:21 AM   #20
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That is pretty bad. But at least they used a lot of screws, Lol.

We must share building crews. This is an overhead light in my house as seen from the attic. A drunkard could have done a better job of cutting the hole to install the light. Instead it looks like someone shoved it in, creating blown out sheetrock all around.

Besides fixing some small cosmetic imperfections from the room ceiling underneath, I need to determine if it is better to insulate against air leakage using spray foam or one of those recessed light draft stop covers.



if it looks okay from underneath, i would use spray foam up top for a good seal,


it might be a bit difficult to remove the light in the future though, if you ever want to
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