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To begin, access the area above the bathroom ceiling through a crawl space. Note any obstructions such as electrical wires or pipes.
If you find nothing to inhibit the placement of the new light fixtures, start by extending power from the existing can light using 14-2 wiring. Meanwhile, take measurements on the ceiling and locate overhead joists using a stud finder. Mark the locations for the three new lights between the joists.
Using a circular template included with the light fixture, trace a circle pattern onto the ceiling. Next, carefully cut out the circle using a drywall saw.
Reach into the hole and pull out the wiring run from the original light fixture. After stripping the wire, connect it to terminals on the first new light. From these terminals, run new wiring to the next light fixture.
With each fixture properly wired, insert it into the hole and engage built-in catches, which grab the surrounding drywall securing the light in place.
After screwing in new light bulbs and restoring power to the circuit, flip the switch and test your work.
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