How to wire Recessed Lights in Kitchen

How to wire Recessed Lights in Kitchen

Learn the correct way to wire recessed light fixtures in your kitchen ceiling. See how to make the connection inside the the recessed light fixture the right way.

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  1. Small Trucking Shytown
    Small Trucking Shytown 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    What 14 2 wire mean? 14 gauge 2 wires of same ..ground .positive n copper which is actuall switch on off wire?

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  2. Nrfa
    Nrfa 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    What thickness drywall would you use over the lights, where everything would be even?

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  3. Jolyon Welsh
    Jolyon Welsh 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Use plastic staples. They're easier to drive in. And you can't drive them in to far.

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  4. Michael P.
    Michael P. 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    I thought for sure those were dead pig carcases in the ceiling.

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  5. Cliff Massey
    Cliff Massey 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    very helpful now maybe i can find where i went wrong thanks.

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  6. Shoeb Akhtar
    Shoeb Akhtar 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Sir is waire ka name kiya hai

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  7. Cindy Olson
    Cindy Olson 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    I just took two wires and put a plug on the end in a 6 plug outlet and it works fine.

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  8. Pammy B
    Pammy B 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    You didnt really show how to connect each light to the wires.

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  9. Winning Biggly
    Winning Biggly 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    I've been Zapped two times in my life. I refuse to mess with anything electrical now. Wish I could pay you guys to come hook mine up.

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  10. Ricardo A
    Ricardo A 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Goood job sr very good video

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  11. DESCARADOS
    DESCARADOS 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    thank you very much. please do more videos

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  12. Jonathan Perea
    Jonathan Perea 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Great Video but unfortunately Romex cant be used in Chicago its all about EMT and Flexible conduit

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  13. Rosemary Padrick
    Rosemary Padrick 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    What size kitchen is this? Would six of the 4 inch lights be sufficient for a kitchen that measures 12' by 10'?

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  14. Charles Loverin
    Charles Loverin 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    What happened to IC rated cans in insulation?

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  15. Best Access Doors
    Best Access Doors 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Awesome job Kitchen Remodel Videos! Will you be doing a video on the same topic again?

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  16. Pario
    Pario 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    At 3:45 you said it was the last light in a circuit. But at 1:23 you are showing connecting two pairs of black, white, and ground wires. If it the last light in the circuit then how could it have two romex pairs of wire? The end of the run should have only one Romex pair right because it terminates in the last light. What am I missing?

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  17. Simple Living
    Simple Living 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    How did you connect Romex to all cans so they are connected per one dimmer switch?

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  18. Keith Dao
    Keith Dao 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    how much is will cost for 6 recess light thanks

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  19. electricalron
    electricalron 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    How much was the permit? The permits can be expensive where I live. For a job like this the permit would be about $100.00 and the lights would be about $800.00.

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  20. Living life my way
    Living life my way 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Ground wire should always be first to make last to break.

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  21. darren hill
    darren hill 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    I get racked off every-time I type in some task description and get fecking USA shit coming up all the time.
    rulers of the twattin net..

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  22. Angelica Escobar
    Angelica Escobar 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Hi! Thanks for your videos. Do you hapen to have the reference of these lights kit??

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  23. CenterTree777
    CenterTree777 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Nice info. 7:45. Do the studs need metal protector-plates attached at each wire pass- through? Thought that was required?

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  24. Kesha Borja
    Kesha Borja 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Great to see that. I made it too. Using inplix handbooks 🙂

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  25. themrmoy40
    themrmoy40 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    I thought you guys do tile?

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  26. birdchaser2010
    birdchaser2010 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    I love to do this

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  27. patrick mahon
    patrick mahon 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Great stab boxes,but why didn't you sheath the ground (Earth cable) ?

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  28. BigBoyWoogie
    BigBoyWoogie 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Is it important which holes of the stab lock connecter is populated with wire?  And is it distinct for black, white, or green?  Meaning I saw that holes 1,2, and 4 of the black stab connecter had wires inserted but we could not see which pattern was used for the other colors.  Are they the same (1,2,4)?

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  29. hotmail1929
    hotmail1929 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Hi, nice work, I'm planning to install 6 units on my basement but wondering if ONE 120 brake will feed all 6 lights without problems, also I was told to use 12 wire instead of 14-2 , what do you recommend me? Thanks Thanks a lot

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  30. Kitchen Remodel Videos
    Kitchen Remodel Videos 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Yes you can use the hot wire inside the attic switch box to "jump" a hot wore to your can lights switch box and use this Hot wire to power you recessed lights.

    Eddie

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  31. Rusty Krys
    Rusty Krys 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Stab lock same as a marette?

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  32. AnAhitA Nazari
    AnAhitA Nazari 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Hi ,, An Electrician removed my 6 " Cans and put in 3 inch 5 of them..I have no light in the kitchen now..I failed Inspection all appliances trip switched a circuit box  and he wanted 3,400. dollars is that custom charge I feel I got ripped off thanks for a enlightment

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  33. Russell Eldridge
    Russell Eldridge 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    how come there is no strapping?

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  34. Alex Monty
    Alex Monty 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    "remove the drywall where all the lights will be located and do it the way we did in this video."
    But in this video there is no drywall on ceiling at all. Is there a video where you install the drywall after the cans are mounted?

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  35. K S
    K S 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    Hello there, I had one question.  In this video, you have the dry wall removed.  Howerver, if there is a drywall installed in place, and if you are installing new recessed lights, where wires are not present at the start, then how do you run wires through the studs?  The drill might be able to drill a hole through a stud that is immediately close to a can, but then how do you extend the wires through say 3 or 4 studs till you reach the next can?  Do you cut out the dry wall for this, or is there any other method to run the wires from behind the dry walls? 

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  36. zalhir
    zalhir 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    What if one of the wires are damaged, and you discover it after you close the wall ? 
    You got your self a problem when you need to pull over new ones again…. ( you should use pvc pipes or something alike on hidden constuction to make it easier and protect the wires). And not to mention the lights in the roof…. i cant see any boxes. That overheating to the isolation may cause fire in future.
    In my country your installasion method is illegal in the way you are preforming it.
    i dont know the rules in your country for electrical installasions, but it dont seems right for safety

    Reagards Norwegian electrician. 🙂

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  37. phoon32
    phoon32 9 January, 2022, 17:25
  38. John feilds
    John feilds 9 January, 2022, 17:25

    ? I have 1 electric wire in my living room can I splice the electric wire for six other ceiling lights?

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