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How to Install Recessed Lighting

Recessed lights are also called "can lights" and are great for reading. They sit above the ceiling drywall.

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Top 12 Recessed Lighting Projects

  1. 1. How to Install Recessed Lighting in the Kitchen

    Host Paul Ryan helps a homeowner install clever recessed lights in her kitchen.

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 2. Kitchen With Chimney Design (00:04:43)

    A puzzling chimney in the center of the kitchen gets a needed facelift.

  3. 3. Almost a Deal-Breaker (04:32)

    The kitchen in this house was almost a deal-breaker to the buyers.

  4. 4. Hidden Light Sources (01:57)

    Hidden sources are appealing, and recessed lighting goes with any decor.

  5. 5. Bamboo Blowout (04:43)

    After four years and seven contractors, this kitchen is ready for a redo.

  6. 6. Recessed Lighting (01:13)

    New lighting can give your bathroom the biggest bang for the buck.

  7. 7. Can Cap (01:08)

    This cover for recessed lighting cans protects against paint overspray.

  8. 8. How to Wire Recessed Ceiling Lights

    Recessed "high hat" lighting fixtures provide excellent illumination and give a room an elegant appearance.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  9. 9. Install Recessed Lighting (05:32)

    Host Paul Ryan gives a tutorial in installing recessed lighting.

  10. 10. Install a Recessed Canister Ceiling Light

    Add light to a room with an easy-to-install recessed ceiling light.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 11. 10 Things You Must Know: Accent Lighting

    DIY Network experts offer 10 tips on accent lighting that'll help make your home a beautiful place.

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