Tightening Can Lights

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  1. coopns

    coopns New Member

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    I just installed two can lights, but the can sags a bit, I would like it tight to the ceiling. Any tips?
     
  2. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

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    Which brand and model?
     
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  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    lights

    How do you have it anchored?
     
  5. ActionDave

    ActionDave Electrician

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    4"or 6", remodel or new construction?
     
  6. Alectrician

    Alectrician DIY Senior Member

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    Can you be a little more vague? :D

    If they are retro fit cans with the black spring clips, take them out and squeeze them a little bit tighter.
     
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