How to Install A Kitchen Light Fixture
Whether you’re replacing or installing a light fixture for the first time in a kitchen, follow these steps to make sure everything goes right
1. Find the breaker
Find the breaker to the wiring you’ll be using for the new fixture and turn it off. Put a piece of tape over it to make sure no one turns it on without your knowledge.
2. Secure the fixture support
Secure the fixture support bracket or base to the wall or ceiling where it will be located in the kitchen.
3. Follow the diagram
Follow the wire connection diagram that came with the light fixture. Same colored wires go together with ground wires also connected. Secure with wire nuts.
4. Follow the instructions
Follow the manufacturer’s instructions on how to connect your fixture to its base. Make sure everything is tight.
5. Install the bulb
Install the correct light bulb and secure
6. Flip the breaker
Turn the breaker back on and see your kitchen shine.