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Lighting Installation

Read through step-by-step tutorials to help you prepare for any installation pertaining to your lighting.

How to Put in Landscape Lighting

Read this step-by-step guide to learn how to illuminate a walkway by installing landscape lighting.

Installing Recessed Lights

How to add or update an elegant new fixture

How to Hang a Chandelier

Step-by-step instructions for replacing a simple light fixture with a chandelier

How to Install Under Cabinet Lighting

Here are step-by-step instructions to get the best kitchen under cabinet lighting for a range of tasks.

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How to Install an Antique Light Switch

Ask This Old House master electrician Heath Eastman replaces a standard toggle switch with a reproduction antique push button switch to match the rest of the house

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How to Install Recessed Lighting in a Kitchen

Ask This Old House electrician Scott Caron demonstrates how to install recessed light fixtures in a finished ceiling

How to Rewire a Vintage Entry Lantern

Hung in a front entry or a cozy corner indoors, these pendant-style fixtures cast a soft ambient light that's both charming and inviting