Changing a ceiling rose fitting to a spotlight

Postby JerryOS » Sat Aug 18, 2007 11:45 am

Hi there!

I am new to this and a beginner when it comes to DiY so hope someone can help.

I want to change 2 light fittings in my kitchen/diner area. Currently i have 2 ceiling rose lights and want to replace them with halogen spots. I can't get at the wiring from above so need to do everything from below.

The spots are connected by the blue and brown wires coming from the rose.
Can i get away with connecting the wiring from the rose blocks into terminal blocks and then poking the lot through the new hole for the spots or do i have to use a junction box? If it is a junction box, then would a 5 amp 4 way junction box be ok as this is the only one smaller than the actual hole for the spot?

Hope this makes sense.

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Simply Build It

Postby andy.blackpool » Sat Aug 25, 2007 7:39 am

Use a 5 amp junction box
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Postby JerryOS » Fri Aug 31, 2007 11:11 am

Cheers for that Andy. Used one and it works fine. Really pleased with it.

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