How To Remove A Mid Century Porch Light
Mid century porch light – If you have a porch light in a bad place, you can always remove it. A porch light can seem like a daunting fixture to remove from a home, but the job will only take you a few minutes. Screws hold the porch light to a bracket that is attached to the wall. A porch light has only two electrical wires to disconnect. When you try to delete a porch light, security should be your first concern. You can usually find the electric switch that channel electricity to the porch light inside your home’s fuse box.
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Turn the mid century porch light on. Locate your home breaker box and flip the switch that sends power to the front porch light. Go look at the light. If it is turned off when you were successful. If it’s still on, and try again. Turn the light switch to the “Off” position, even after the switch has been successfully turned off. Remove the screws holding the fixture on the wall, using a Phillips or flathead screwdriver. If the fixture has the nuts attached to the screws, and then remove the nuts with a wrench.
Pull mid century porch light from the wall. Grasp the plastic wire nuts and turning them counterclockwise to remove them from the spliced cables. Put down the porch light fixture. If you are installing a new porch light, then leave the mounting bracket and electrical wires exposed to reassembly. If you do not replace the fixture, proceed to the next step. Unscrew the screws holding the bracket to the wall, with a screwdriver. Place the new wire nuts over the exposed electrical wiring and put them back into the wall. The wall can now be painted.