installing light in tiled shower ceiling


Folks,
I'm redoing my shower stall. I'm interested in tiling the shower ceiling, and putting a recessed light fixture in place, as well.
Are there any issues with installing a recessed light in a tile ceiling?
- Thanks, in advance,
Todd
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Todd wrote: ...

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Not particularly that I'm aware of -- there's one in the shower stall here that's been fine for nearly 30 years now.
The fixture is, of course, watertight and designed for the application including a gasket around the decorative bezel.
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Keep in mind because the light is in the shower, it must be on a GFI. Also, if you don't have a fan in your bath, now might be a good time to consider a light/fan combo.
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An excellent thought. Wasn't thinking about the GFI angle, but of course, I'll have to put the light on one. So what about tiling the ceiling? Currently, the celing is low-ish, and has sheetrock on it. My understanding is that I need to remove the plain sheetrock, apply the cement backerboard to the ceiling joists, and tile away. Any issues with this? Also, I assume it would behoove me to cut the hole out for my light before I apply the tile. :-) Any thoughts on techniques for tiling the ceiling?
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I seem to recall that you can just tile right over the sheetrock, but I'm not sure. But I don't see why you can't just laminate 1/4" backer over the sheetrock as long as you screw into the joists. Its not like your going to walk on them.
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Todd wrote:

Wouldn't lighted tiles be a nice feature?
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