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Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by Brian Greenhalgh, 19 Mar 2021.

  1. Brian Greenhalgh

    Brian Greenhalgh

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    I have just had a extension I put up I put wire in the roof before they fitted Insulation and plaster board I have cut the hole to put the light up and there is no space if I take the Insulation above the light will it be ok
     
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    No. It will leave a cold spot above each light where condensation will form and rot your roof timbers and plasterboard.
     
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    So what is the best solution
     
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    Option A. Surface mounted lighting

    Option B. Construct the ceiling/roof in such a way that it's not necessary to cut holes in the insulation to fit recessed lighting.


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    OP didn't say he had or was going to cut holes in the insulation.
    so - yes, if done properly.
     
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