Question about Halo Recessed Housings With Push In Connectors

Old 07-07-19, 09:27 AM
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Question about Halo Recessed Housings With Push In Connectors

I bought new Halo recessed housings, and they have push in connectors built into the junction box. I've never used them with any of the work that I've done. I was wondering if I should use these connectors, or if it would be preferable to cut the wires and use wire nuts. I always like my work to look professional, so I wanted to double check. I'm curious what electricians generally do when they see these in the box.

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I've put in a few and never had a problem.
Old 07-07-19, 07:58 PM
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I know many electricians that use them and have had no problems.
Personally I still use the wire nut method. I'm not comfortable with push-in connections.
Old 07-08-19, 12:23 AM
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When I replaced all the ceiling fixtures with cans I used them, and reluctantly gave them a try, it made them easy to install and nothing failed!

I had more issues with the circle template for the hole, it was way too big!

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