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I had two canned lights installed in my bedroom (not in my…

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I had two canned...

I had two canned lights installed in my bedroom (not in my closet). The electrician during the installation opened a light fixture in my closet. Why would he open the light fixture in the closet?

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

One day

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

The work has been done

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I don't believe so

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Electrical
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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 4 months ago
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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 4 months ago

I suspect that he needed to find a source of power for the new lights. Ceiling openings are the most likely source and the easiest place to pick up a circuit.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
He was able to get into the attic. Wouldn't the attic have a source of power up there? He told me he needed a wire from the light fixture. Does that make sense to you?
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 4 months ago

He needed to access the attic to run the wire to the lights and needed to open the fixture to make the connections.

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