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Old 11-18-2018, 11:10 AM   #1
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I have been using these more, like over kitchen sinks.

But I grabbed a wet location one for the shower only because I have an obstacle for the normal recessed type. I still need an inch clearances but it's better than the alternative.

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Old 11-18-2018, 12:40 PM   #2
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Thoughts, yes.

What's a wafer?

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Sorry not to add value to the thread or the question, but I do love how they're so exact with their price....down to the 10,000th of a dollar....

$29.8572

Because 29.86 is WAY too much for that light.
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I actually paid $23.97 for a wet location light.
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I love those lights!! I love that layout can be spot on.... regardless of joist/rafter location.

Halo has some coming out with selectable color temp.
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They have square ones as well which is cool/different.
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One of those just saved us above a pantry cab, though I wish I had selected the lower lumen one to go with the rest of the lights. But it's fine.

Does the wafer fit or are you still short 1"?
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I have a joist above. Unit says 1" so I'm going to fur down the ceiling with 5/4. it's a small room.
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Double check before you add to the ceiling. I have used them many times in half inch drywall with a joist above. Just have to orient the spring clips that are higher around the joist.

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Double check before you add to the ceiling. I have used them many times in half inch drywall with a joist above. Just have to orient the spring clips that are higher around the joist.

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Yep...had one in our current remodel. Wafer was perfect and so was the light placement.
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Double check before you add to the ceiling. I have used them many times in half inch drywall with a joist above. Just have to orient the spring clips that are higher around the joist.

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I know, I did. Perhaps because it's a wet location light it's housing is thicker
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If you could go with surface mount rather than flush, I've been using a lot of these lately. Throw a pancake box against that joist, and bam, done. Wet rated, too.

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Even a different brand of flush mount would work and save doing the whole ceiling.

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https://www.lowes.com/pd/Project-Sou...STAR/999918952

Those are great lights for closets and small entryways too!

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