Removing Recessed Box Fluorescent Lighting

In my kitchen, there was this old recessed lighting that just looked outdated and ugly. I wanted a more modern look.
I started by removing the panels, there were two long fluorescent fixtures. I turned off the power and I removed the fluorescent tube lights. It was pretty easy. I then removed the brown frame. I patched all the holes. Then painted white to seal the exposed drywall.
I added a 6 light fixture I saw at Home Depot, and put it up. I also purchased a light fixture for over the sink of the same style. I love it! Looks so clean! This was a wonderful remodeling project.
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Linda kelley
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  • William William on Apr 04, 2016
    Great job. Very modern look. Seen a lot of homes with these and owners are scratching their heads on what to do. Your idea is simple and sweet.

  • Linda kelley Linda kelley on Apr 04, 2016
    Thank you William. It really makes a big difference in the kitchen without that dark light box!

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