How to Install a Light Fixture

You'll need: The Light Fixture Kit

Project Overview

Get ready to set a new mood in your space! Electrical projects can be intimidating, but replacing your old fixture can be a pretty simple if your home’s electrical system is up to code. There’s always some risk involved when working with wiring, so this manual is here to guide you through the process safely.

Skill Level
Active Time
30 mins to 1.5 hours
Total Time
30 mins to 1.5 hours

Your Character Kit

Here are the supplies you'll find inside of your Light Fixture Kit.

The Wire Cutter Pliers
No-touch circuit tester (batteries included)
Wire nuts
Electrical tape
Ground wire
(2 feet)
Ground screws (x2)

Additional Supplies

Have a few more tools on hand for this project. Note that some items are optional depending on what you'll be repairing.

Your fixture and mounting hardware
screwdrive multi-bit
Light bulbs
Ladder or step stool
Tips Before Getting Started


When you're ready to start, follow the guide below for step-by-step instructions. P.S. Don't forget to snap a before photo of your space to capture your transformation!

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