Straighten the cord by which the light hangs by hand if necessary but expect the cord to straighten more thoroughly over time under the continuing weight of the fixture. Attach the ground wire.
Unthread the nut on the shade mount over the bulb socket slide the shade over the threads and replace nut to secure.
How to install pendant light in drop ceiling. Repeat steps one and two for as many lighting fixtures as you have chosen to install. Take out the screws which connect the fixture to the junction box and disconnect the wires. Do this in the exact center of the tile and double check that the opening is sized according to your light s installation instructions.
Depending on your wiring you ll either wrap it. Position the clips off center by about 7 inches then cut enough wire to run between each clip and the main ceiling grid plus 24 inches of extra wire to complete a securing wrap at each attach point. Put the light housing into the hole and fasten securely with the provided clips.
Installing your pendant light 1. Cut the wire and the chain to this length plus a few inches. Use the screwdriver to install screws into the ceiling studs if using metal wire or screw a hook into the stud for a chain.
Remove the tile from drop ceiling at the spot where the chandelier will be located. Attach the power wires. How to install a chandelier on a drop ceiling.
Installing hanging pendant lights in a suspended ceiling step 1. Make sure pendant light shade hangs level when released. On each ceiling tile where you re adding a recessed light trace the light s outline.
Install an extra hanger wire at each corner of the tiles where the lights are being installed. Install four suspension clips two on each side to the floor joists above the ceiling tile. Cut the first hole out using a keyhole saw or utility knife.
Find the ground wire on the pendant light. Installing pendant lights into your ceiling can be a daunting task. Take note of the.
Using the drywall saw stab the tile where you have marked the circle and cut out the entire circle from the tile. Use the tape measure to determine the distance from the permanent ceiling to the suspended ceiling. Drop a plumb bob down from the nearest ceiling joist.
Have an assistant hold the light fixture up to the ceiling while you connect the wires from. Step 3 install the fixture. Locate the breaker in the electrical panel that controls the flow of electricity to the light fixture.
From wiring the fitting to adjusting the length of the cable our video will show you how. Loop a 16 gauge wire through the eye bolts in the ceiling joists that hold the drop ceiling in place.