Interior stairwell lighting question


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Old 04-03-20, 06:37 PM
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Interior stairwell lighting question

Hello, I have two interior lights that illuminate steps indoors. I don't like the container they're housed in as they look very industrial to me. Are these a standard size (~6 3/4" w x 6 7/8" h)? Is this relatively easy to replace? I'm not sure what to search for or what these are called when looking online for potential housing replacement options. They are surrounded by wood (no sheetrock) and hard wired in. Thanks for any advice!
 
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Old 04-03-20, 07:20 PM
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They are surrounded by wood (no sheetrock) and hard wired in.
It looks like one ceiling fixture and one wall fixture in sheetrock.
Is that correct ?

There may be an LED fixture..... 8"x8" that you could replace the ceiling one with.
The one in the wall would be a little different.



 
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Old 04-03-20, 09:49 PM
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They make smaller ones that fit inside an electrical box and have a LED bulb but they are more like a night light. I have them on our stairs!
 
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Just Google "square LED light"

In the one picture it looks like the glass is clear.
Perhaps changing this to frosted or white would soften the look.
Also you could paint the chrome cover plate.

 
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Hi, how about removing the existing fixtures and fitting decorative covers over them and installing new LED fixtures into the covers, there are many choices for fixtures.
Just a thought.
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Thanks!

Thank you very much for all the suggestions!
 
 

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