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The magic light hack that you didn't know you were missing!

Updated: Oct 9, 2022

Do you have a sconce light but you don't have electrical hardwired? Have no fear!This is a genius light hack will change your life and you can do it in under an hour! Find out how!


Pros to this hack:

-easy to install

-lights are battery operated

-able to achieve the designer look without hiring an electrician

- They can be easily removed if you want to change the decor in the future.


Cons

-Batteries might need to be changed often depending how often you use the lights

-The puck lights only give off a soft white light but nothing brighter. If you need brighter lighting hardwiring it may be the best choice.



For my specific needs, the puck lights would work out perfectly!


Materials

  • Light fixtures

  • Glue gun

  • Light bulb adapter

  • Puck lights (batteries usually included)

  • Wall anchors

  • Stud finder

  • Screw driver/ Impact driver

  • Pencil

  • Laser level/ leveler




Steps:

  1. first you want to choose and purchase the lights that you want to add to your space. I ordered these ones from Amazon and would give them 5 ⭐️ (not sponsored). They are sold in a pack of 2 and are a true antique brass colour. Perfect for the vintage feel I was looking for. Shop sconce light here


  1. Install the light on the wall. The wires will freely sit behind the plate since you will not be hard wiring them into the walls. Its important to use anchors to hold your fixture up if you are installing into drywall and there is no stud. I usually purchase my own anchors separately and use them for all my projects but this is my own preference.

  2. Next you will use a hot glue gun to attach the puck light to a light bulb adapter. Make sure you put the batteries in the light before doing this. I glued it to an adapter to make the light stand up vertically. The reason I did that was to get more overall lighting. The puck lights have an adhesive back and you could lay them down flat but I noticed in doing it that, most the lighting is concentrated to the top of the fixture and not the front.

  3. Use your remote control to turn the lights on and Enjoy!













I have tried different puck lights before and found these ones to have the nicest warm white light. (Not sponsored) Shop puck lights here


*** The packaging of the lights will specify how many hours the batteries will last before requiring replacement. When they do need replacing you can twist the puck light out with the adapter attached, Replace the batteries and twist it back in.


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