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How to best hide or disguise hole in ceiling where light was???

Posted by slc2053 (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 20, 07 at 8:45

We have a pendant light that we want to remove but we want to keep the electrical box/wiring there in case we want to access it down the road. But, for now, what can we use to "cover" the hole in the ceiling to best protect/cover/disguise it? Do they make covers for this purpose? Thanks.


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RE: How to best hide or disguise hole in ceiling where light was?

Yes, they make a round cover (about 5" dia.) for this. You should be able to find it beside the switch and receptacle coverplates at the hardware store.
If the area you want to cover is larger, an electrical supply store would have larger medallions that can be used in conjunction with the 5" cover.


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RE: How to best hide or disguise hole in ceiling where light was?

Yes, and they're pretty close to flush (but not perfect). Just paint to match the ceiling, and most people won't notice it.


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RE: How to best hide or disguise hole in ceiling where light was?

Various size covers/medallions are in the fan section in the big box stores.


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RE: How to best hide or disguise hole in ceiling where light was?

Thanks all!


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