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PostPosted: Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:35 am 
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Hi there looking to have a total off four downlighters fitted within the soffits off our two storey house, anyone here advise me what I require so that I can get them ordered. not sure what I require in terms off ip rating / fire rated etc ? I see they do tiltable versions would I require these to spread the light to the surface underneath the light itself ? she wants a bright cold white light so what led bulbs would we require / what power ? also no power in the attic area just now is there any easy way off wiring them up / switching them on / off ?


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you should be able to take a live /neutral/earth from any convenient ceiling ceiling rose to a switch and back up to the soffits.

As for the lights themselves IP rating shouldn't be an issue, fire rated not needed.

Look at about 4/5 watt cool white. TLC direct are a good wholesaler.

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Okay that's great thanks for the info.


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Something more of personal taste, but I'd maybe rethink the cold white LEDs.

There are a couple of houses around here with them and they look like a UFO from Close Encounters of the 3rd kind!

The warm white ones have a much better kerbside appeal and look a lot more welcoming.

Just sometimes to take into account

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