Need help Installing 3 separate pendant lights in the kitchen


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Old 08-15-20, 08:17 AM
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Need help Installing 3 separate pendant lights in the kitchen

Hello All,

I am trying to figure out the best
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way to install 3 individual pendant lights in my kitchen. The current set up is 3 pendant lights mounted in a fixture that are connected to the power and ground wire. With the new pendant lighting I would need to mount and wire each one separately. I am not sure how to wire this and if I need some type of mounting socket for each light fixture. Here is a pic of the current light.
 
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Old 08-15-20, 08:55 AM
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Each light will need a box for the wire connections and to hold it up.
You will need to run a cable from the existing box to each of the two new boxes to power the lights.
 
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Old 08-15-20, 09:45 AM
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Hi, sounds like you want 3 separate fixtures, so you will need 3 pendant light kits, 3 junction boxes to be cut into the ceiling for the new locations and wiring to connect them all together.
https://www.amazon.com/Lamp-Modern-S.../dp/B01CSQT7MA
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Carlon-1...18RR/100404072
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Old 08-15-20, 12:33 PM
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There are many round fixture remodel boxes to pick from. Geo posted a link to one type. Here are some other examples:
https://www.homedepot.com/p/RACO-1-2...-297/309657903
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Carlon-3...614R/100580105

Also if you hit some framing where you want the light you might need to use a pancake box:
https://www.homedepot.com/p/4-in-Dra...8293/100574367
 
 

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