Are you tired of the recessed lighting in your kitchen? Are you looking to update to some of the new pendant lights? If you’re ready to update your lighting there are some interesting products on the market that you can use to convert your recessed or “can” lights to other types of fixtures and you can easily do it yourself.
The Instant Pendant Light is one of the easiest DIY products on the market for turning a recessed light into a stylish hanging pendant light. The Instant Pendant Light installs as simply as changing a light bulb. You can choose from several shade style and colors and the length of the cord can be adjusted at any time. The Instant Pendant Light is available at Lowes under the Portfolio ® brand of lighting.
The Can Converter is a revolutionary product that adapts almost any recessed light fixture or can light to work with other types of light fixtures. This handy light adapter makes it a snap for anyone to install can light conversions. You can modify can lights to hang a ceiling fan, ceiling light, light canopy, swag light, pendant light or just about any other type of light fixture in minutes. This product requires some knowledge electrical wiring and can only be used on certain models of can lights especially when converting to a ceiling fan or chandelier which requires additional support. Although this solution will take more time you can install just about any type of light fixture you want. The Can Converter can be purchased at Lamps Plus Colorado Locations and other specialty lighting stores in Colorado.
A Well Hung Light is another brand that is much more expensive but has many more selections of pendant shades and designs. Like the Instant Pendant Light it also installs directly into the existing light socket. A Well Hung Light is available only on line