First we bought two Halo LED 4" retrofit kits from The Home Depot, for about a piece. With a screw driver, we used one of the self-tapping screws (included) and screwed the ground wire into an existing hole in the can.Instructions are included with the kit, and we followed them completely.Do you have enough to have a full line up of gals doing the can can? Therefore, I feel confident that you can replace your can light in five minutes or less. In all honesty I was too swamped to install it, not realizing it would only take six minutes to install and photograph!
Screw the compression nut back onto the canopy until it is snug. Remove the socket ring (and shipping cardboard ring.) Slide the shade, globe or decorative cover over the socket.
They think I did it on purpose for Halloween since it looks like a giant spider on the ceiling and wall. Are you keeping up with all the changes I’ve made in the bonus room on its path to being converted into an art & craft studio? Well, get crackin’, here are the details: The Master Plant to Convert Our Bonus Room into an Art & Craft Studio Painting Your Ceiling Fan to Blend into the Ceiling How to Remove and Re-Install Baseboard Trim How to Install a Scrap Wood and Pallet Wood Wall and speaking of Pallet Wood: How to Harvest Pallet Wood the Easy Way You might also like: How to Install a Hard-Wired Pendant Light Convert a Recessed Light to Accept a Hardwire Fixture Disclosure: This is NOT a sponsored post.
Finally, we made our selection and were about to head to the check out when a salesperson asked if we needed help.
We asked how difficult it would be to replace our pot lights, and if he had any tips.
They functioned well and I used them every day, but they were old and discolored, and one of them had just been coated in silicone by the silicone-happy former owner: I'm seriously embarrassed that we lived with them for so long!
We had been wanting to replace them for awhile, but we weren't enthusiastic about climbing into the attic to remove the cans.They're actually a bit more money than purchasing new cans, but it is so much easier to use these kits to update the look and technology.Here's how we updated our pot lights, the easy way. Then we took the new LED and plugged it into the adapter.We recently updated our kitchen pot lights with a quick fix: Our kitchen has two pot lights over the counter that I usually croped out of photos because they just looked so terrible!In the lakehouse tour, you can see them in the "before" photos, but they're cropped out of every "after" shot of our aqua makeover.This post really should be titled: How to convert a can light in 5 minutes or less (if you aren’t shooting tutorial photos every 30 seconds), and why did it take me 6 months to do this?! I’ll spare you the extra word count and just get right down to it. Worth Home Products sent me the pendant light to try (ages ago!