adding lighting and wirring


Old 01-05-06, 10:27 AM
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adding lighting and wirring

I want to add lights to the ciweling in my living room, sicne there currently are none. which means that i need to run electricity threre as well.
i want to install recessed lighting.
Currnetly I have an outlet at about the hieght that i would want to place a switch to control the lgiths. Can i chnage that outlet to a switch and then run fromt he switch wires to the recessed lighting?
Is this the easiser way?
There is no access tot eh ceiling from the floor above.
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Old 01-05-06, 03:58 PM
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Yes you can do that. Fishing new cable is an art. It depends onhow the house is built. Such things as the direction of the joists, presense of insulation, etc.
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