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How to Install and Wire a Keyless Ceiling Light Fixture

The keyless light fixture or lamp holder is one of the simplest ceiling fixtures and is controlled and operated by a switch.  This type of light fixture is commonly used to provide lighting in closets, pantries, basements – your more “out of the way” locales in the home.  While not pretty, it is functional and serves the purpose of providing an adequate light source.

Wiring the keyless ceiling light fixture or lamp holder is a common DIY wiring task, however, as with all work involving electrical, necessary safety precautions must be followed.  In the following video, I demonstrate the steps to installing and wiring the common “plastic (or sometimes porcelain) chandelier”, or as it is better known, the keyless light fixture.


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