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Ceiling Fixture Cover-Up

Protect light fixtures from messy spatters while painting ceilings

Ceiling Fixture Cover-Up
Illustration by Narda Lebo
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Need to paint the ceiling in a room that has a hanging light? You don't have to take down the fixture to protect it from messy paint spatters. Simply slip a large plastic trash bag over the light and seal it closed with a twist tie. Do the same to seal out dust and dirt during demolition and renovation projects.

Be sure to keep the light off while it's sealed so heat from its bulbs won't melt or ignite the plastic bag

Ceiling Fixture Cover-Up
Illustration by Narda Lebo
Ceiling Fixture Cover-Up

Need to paint the ceiling in a room that has a hanging light? You don't have to take down the fixture to protect it from messy paint spatters. Simply slip a large plastic trash bag over the light and seal it closed with a twist tie. Do the same to seal out dust and dirt during demolition and renovation projects.

Be sure to keep the light off while it's sealed so heat from its bulbs won't melt or ignite the plastic bag

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