Size of box

rosemintJune 8, 2014

Does an electrician need to know the actual dimensions of a wall sconce before he installs an electrical box for it in the wall?

Thanks.

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Ron Natalie

Usually not. Most lighting fixtures such as sconces are designed to mount in a standard lighting fixture box. Typically there's a metal plate that goes between the box screw holes that the fixture attaches to.

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rosemint

Thank you, ronnatalie! That's helpful to know.

    Bookmark   June 9, 2014 at 1:41AM
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