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getting blown-in cellulose--recessed lighting question


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Old 10-01-14, 11:30 AM
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Question getting blown-in cellulose--recessed lighting question

Hi all,

The insulation guy I am using is aware that I have recessed lighting in a bathroom (dormer) off of the main area where he is blowing in cellulose...

He knows that those lights are not rated for contact with insulation. He said he can work around it.

My question is (1) is that a legit response? (2) how hard is it to replace recessed lights if you're generally comfortable with wiring?

Not sure if this is the right forum for this question. Thanks in advance for all advice!
 
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Old 10-01-14, 11:39 AM
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What exactly is his plan to work around the cans?
 
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Old 10-01-14, 11:40 AM
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Did he say how he plans to work around it? I have two non contact cans in my laundry rm but I built a box around them to insulated them from the insulation. I've never replaced any cans but have installed several and don't consider it a big deal. The electricians should be along shortly.
 
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Old 10-01-14, 12:01 PM
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he said some kind of barrier
 
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Old 10-01-14, 12:02 PM
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That could be ok but try to get more details from him.
 
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Old 10-01-14, 12:09 PM
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A barrier is needed but you need to assured that the barrier won't move and allow the cellulose to fall against the can lights.
 
 

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