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Retrofit canned ceiling lights vs replace with wafer lights?

Nancy Carey
3 months ago
last modified: 3 months ago

Our 25 year old house is in the middle of some well-needed upgrades. We have remodeled our kitchen and family room and we have added the LED wafer-type of ceiling lights. We would like to upgrade our ceiling fixtures (both canned flood lights as well as celing fixtures) throughout the house. We have a total of 24 canned lights and about 8 other flush mount ceiling fixtures that need upgrading. We are planning on downsizing in 5-10 years. I would like to know should I take the simple route and just retrofit the canned lights with the LED plug in type, which I can do myself, or spend the extra hiring an electrician to pull out all the cans and replace with the wafer lights so all of the lights throughout the home are the same. I think I am able to replace the ceiling flush mounts with the wafer style. Thanks for your thoughts!

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