patch dry wall behind light fixture

Old 08-21-21, 09:18 AM
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patch dry wall behind light fixture

Hi there,
After installing our fixture in the ceiling, The collar that fits flush to the ceiling, you can still see the hole in the dry wall the electrician cut out. The hole is a bit bigger than the collar of the fixture.
Anyone have any tips on how to cover the outer hole, about 1/2 hangs out only on the south side of the fixture. So not all around it. Again it is close but still looks unfinished. Like it to look more professional.
Old 08-21-21, 10:07 AM
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Remove the fixture, patch the hole, repaint the ceiling, reinstall the fixture!
Old 08-21-21, 11:31 AM
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You can also get a ceiling medallion. It adds some style and covers the hole you have.
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