Securing Junction Box To Cieling

Old 02-10-19, 04:45 AM
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Securing Junction Box To Cieling

Hi All,

i have jhst installed a new light fixture in the junction box in my apartment and it seems it is just a bit too heavy for this this - it doesn’t way a lot but it seems that the junction box is held into the ceiling with clips of some kind that aren’t very strong.

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What do you think best way of securing this would be?

thanks in advance.
Old 02-10-19, 05:13 AM
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Have you contacted your landlord to have them look at the ceiling box? If your heavy light damages something you will be liable for the repairs.
Old 02-10-19, 06:21 AM
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That doesn't look like a normal junction box. Can you remove the light fixture and take a picture of the box.

It sort looks like it might be a pot light.

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