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Installing Recessed Lighting

Remove all insulation. Place fixture between joist and trace outline of canister.
Cut out hole. Score first if ceiling is plaster.

Insert lip of frame into hole from above. Nail frame into joists

Insert armored cable from canister into electrical box. Run cable from wall into box. Strip and connect wires with connector. Replace insulation.

Attach canister to frame. Install in bulb reflector and ceiling trim. Install bulb.
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