Recessed Lighting - LED Conversion


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Old 02-07-22, 08:52 AM
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Recessed Lighting - LED Conversion

I have 6" cans in the ceiling of my basement - incandescent. Is there a way to convert these to LED without removing the cans?

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Old 02-07-22, 09:59 AM
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Sure, just install a LED or a CFL bulb, no need to remove the can!
 
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Old 02-07-22, 10:45 AM
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If you like the trim rings you have now, as Marq mentioned, just install an LED reflector bulb (R30 or R40) - or just a standard LED bulb.

If the trim rings are old and not your style, you can get LED conversion kits, which is basically the LED lamp mounted in a new trim ring, that just screws into the socket of the existing can.
Example (though there are lots of options)
https://www.homedepot.com/p/Philips-...5623/310804008
 
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Old 02-07-22, 11:30 AM
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Marq and Zorfdt - thank you both. The issue I'm having with just installing LED bulbs is that the existing lights were installed by the previous homeowner and the job is pretty shoddy - uneven lights and trim. I was hoping to find something that would provide a sleek finished look.

Zorfdt - the link you sent looks like it will do the trick - thank you.
 
 

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