how to install lamp on wall

Wall light fixtures offer a unique and stylish way to add lighting to a room. They also provide a more uniform light source than table lamps and are a great addition to any home.

They can be used for a variety of purposes including task lamps, as a decorative accent or even as a functional fixture. You can choose from a wide range of styles and finishes to suit your decor.

When installing a lamp on the wall, it is important to take into account the location of any existing furniture and features as well as your personal preference. This can help ensure that your new fixture is hung at the appropriate height, which will allow for a more even light cast across your space.

1. Position the Light

To determine where to install your new lamp on the wall, create a cardboard template that is the same size as the light you want. This will help you ensure that the light will not fall into a stud or be placed too close to an open doorway.

2. Use a Level

Once you have your cardboard template, place it up on the wall and move it around to make sure that it is in the correct position. This will help you to avoid glare issues and ensure that the light will not cause any harm to anyone in the room.

3. Connect the Wires

After you have located your new lamp on the wall, you need to connect it to the mains. This is often done through a connector block which usually has two or three wires. There is a black and blue wire and sometimes there is a third wire called an earthed wire (yellow-green). Strip back the plastic that surrounds these wires, up to 0.5cm.

4. Attach the Light

After completing the wiring, it is time to attach the light to the wall. You will need to make some adjustments to the mounting bracket that came with the lamp. The most common adjustment is to raise the light up a little higher than where it was before, and then screw it in with the two screws that come with the lamp.

5. Connect the Cord and Plug

Once the cord and plug have been attached to the wall lamp, you can now use it to plug in your new fixture. This can be done by either using the connector block on the back of the lamp or by drilling a small hole in the wall lamp and inserting the cord directly into this.

6. Test the Wires

To test the new lights, you will need to make sure that they are working properly. If not, you may need to re-do the wiring or replace them.

Having a new lamp installed can be quite exciting and can feel rewarding, but you need to make sure that the wires are connected correctly. If not, you can end up with an electrical fire or shock. In addition, you will need to be sure that the power is turned off before you start adjusting any wires. It is a good idea to use a level when doing any type of wiring in order to be sure that everything is straight.