Do your wall sconces annoy you? Are they stuck in the 90’s, 80’s, or worse yet the 70’s? When I picked out these sconces several years ago, they were the only ones I could find that I thought were okay. But, with a living room makeover in the works, I decided to upgrade them for a more modern pair.
It’s time to learn how to install a wall sconce. Of if you are like Pretty Handsome Guy, I’m going to teach you how to install new “light fixtures that hang on the walls” (lest you think I was talking about a breakfast treat.)
Whatever you call it, you can definitely do this. Ready?
- Screwdrivers (flat head and phillips head)
- Light fixture
Optional: wire cutters/wire strippers
Turn on the lights you will be working on. Shut off the power to your light(s) at your circuit breaker. Check the lights to verify that the power has been turned off.
Removing the Current Light Fixture:
Remove the light bulb and glass shade. Unscrew the mounting nuts from the face of your light fixture.
Lift the light fixture off the mounting bracket and let it hang (or get a friend to help hold the fixture if it’s heavy.) [Continue reading…]