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Replacing a Ceiling Fixture

1. Before removing old fixture TURN OFF POWER AT CIRCUIT BREAKER and note assembly.

 

2. Remove 3/4" inch of insulation from wires with wire stripers.
3. Temporarily support heavy fixtures with a coat hanger or a strong cord.
4. Screw a nipple into a hickey; thread hickey onto stud. Note wires exit through a hickey’s side.
5. After the fixture is secure, connect wires, and coil up wires into the box.
6. Turn on power. If fixture comes on, shut off power again and secure the canopy.

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