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Taking out a 6" canned light to replace with a different

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light. What can I use...
taking out a 6" canned light to replace with a different light. What can I use to hang the new light since most ceiling boxes are 4"
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Electrician: AssuredElectrical, Master Electrician replied 2 years ago
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Welcome. My name is ***** ***** would be glad to assist.

Is the question about having the 6" opening and only being able to use a 4" n=box, leaving the space around the box open?

Or, is it something different?

Let me know and we can continue,

Thanks

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No I'm wondering what I use to mount the new fixture
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
are you still there?
Electrician: AssuredElectrical, Master Electrician replied 2 years ago

You would use an old work bar hanger. It fits between the joists and then you tighten the bar through the opening and it snugs up between them.

It is rated for ceilings fans also as well as fixtures.

CLICK HERE to see one

There is a video on that page as well to view installation I believe

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thank you Tommy
Electrician: AssuredElectrical, Master Electrician replied 2 years ago

You are most welcome, glad to assist.

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