How Do You Install Lights On A Brick Wall?

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How Do You Install Lights On A Brick Wall?

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Brick walls are common in commercial establishments and many residential locations, especially in industrial loft apartments and other vintage structures. Providing electrical power to new fixtures on brick walls is an obvious challenge, but one that is overcome with some design flexibility and creativity. Brick walls naturally present a rough or unfinished appearance, and call back to industrial roots. You can use this industrial look to your advantage. Determine the thickness of the bricks. Older buildings will be made of bricks of full width, about two inches to three inches thick. Newer structures will often use thin brick “facias.” Probe through the grout between bricks. If they are not full thickness, you may be able to drill through the thinner bricks with a masonry bit and fish electrical lines behind the bricks. If fishing electrical lines is impossible, installing surface conduit will be your only option. Choose a surface conduit material to suit your design and budget. Condu

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