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How to Install Track Lighting in a Bathroom

Use these step-by-step instructions to lighten up your bathroom with track lighting.

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slide and snap lights onto track
  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $50 - $100

  • Difficulty

    Easy to Moderate


Step 1: Install the Mounting Bracket and Track

Attach the mounting bracket to the ceiling, then snap the track into the bracket.

Step 2: Measure, Then Install the Screw Anchors

Measure out from the wall to make sure both sides of the track are equal distance from the wall.

Mark the support holes with a pencil.

Drill holes on the marks with a 1/2" spade bit.

Install screw anchors into the holes.

sides of track should be equal distance from wall

Step 3: Install the Lights

Swing the track into position, then tap the anchors into place with a hammer and tighten.

Slide and snap the lights onto the track.

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