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Any distance restrictions on ceiling light to the shelf?

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any distance restrictions on ceiling light to the shelf?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  WCohn replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my nake is Wade and I look forward to helping you. What kind of light are we working with?

Expert:  Machinc replied 1 year ago.
The ceiling light needs to be far enough from the shelf or installed in a manner ( like recessed) so it will not interfere with placing and removing items from the shelf.
Expert:  Machinc replied 1 year ago.
Small florescent type lights are alowed directly over shelves.
Lights that operate at high temperatures should not be placed in shelves or close enough to the shelve for items to touch the fixture or bulb.
Expert:  Machinc replied 1 year ago.
I will be right back
Expert:  Machinc replied 1 year ago.
The usual distance is 12 inches
Expert:  Machinc replied 1 year ago.
https://www.nachi.org/clothes-closet-lighting.htm
Expert:  Machinc replied 1 year ago.
This is a link you should find helpful

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