Hi guys. Can anyone speak to the potential danger of installing a
light fixture in a full bathroom that has a "dry location only"
warning sticker? I'm assuming that lights designed for baths must
have some sort of insulation?? I like this fixture and would rather
not return it to the store and start my search over again. Thanks for
On Feb 18, 6:44 am, email@example.com wrote:
Don't. Bathroom lights should be selected to not be affected by high
Also if it is a recessed light there are requirments about heat
clearances above/behind them.
Quite apart from fact that a wrong fixture may deteroriate and corrode
quickly before catching fire, if something happened it might, at best,
invalidate insurance coverage. Smoke can kill.
The bathroom is considered a "Dry location" unless you planned on installing
the fixture in the tub/shower space. A damp location is usually outdoors
under a roof. A wet location is fully exposed to the elements.
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