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Introduction to Wall Mounted Light Fixture Installation
How to Install a Wall Sconce or Wall Light Fixture

Wall sconces and other wall mounted light fixtures are an easy way to upgrade your room's lighting.

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Wall mounted light fixtures are often called a wall sconce, and are a great way to add character to general room lighting. In this tutorial we will review to replace a wall mounted light fixture or sconce, and replace it with a new fixture.

When changing out a light fixture like this, you may find the electrical box mounting bracket for the new light fixture is different, which is what we find and review in this tutorial. So let's review the steps involved in how to replace and install a wall light fixture.

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    Wall Light Fixture Installation Difficulty Level
  • Easy

First things first. Before any repair is performed on an electrical circuit you need to make sure the power is off. Turn off power to the circuit feeding the switch. You do this by going to your electrical service panel and either removing the fuse or turning off the circuit breaker feeding power to the switch.

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