Ceiling light/no junction box


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Old 06-24-02, 11:05 AM
eric2003
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Ceiling light/no junction box

Builder did not put junctions boxes in ceiling of first floor(two story house: 10 years old). Electrical wiring comes through small hole in ceiling and attached to existing light wiring. Light mounting is screwed into ceiling stud right next to the wiring. Can I use this set up or do I need to have someone install junction box in the ceiling.
 
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Old 06-24-02, 11:15 AM
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Depends on the type of fixture. Some fixtures are designed for wiring connections within the fixture (e.g., fluorescent light fixtures and many bathroom light fixtures). If you don't have such a fixture, you'll need the box.
 
 

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