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SF19

10:08AM | 02/17/11
Member Since: 02/17/11
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i recently bought a home that is approx. 35 yrs old. i am currently remodeling the kitchen and adding an island. there is a ceiling fan above the island and i would like to remove it and add a few pendant lights. does anyone know how i can do this without damaging the heat wires in the ceiling? i really dont want to rip out the whole ceiling....

LarryG

08:55AM | 02/18/11
Member Since: 07/22/04
530 lifetime posts
"does anyone know how i can do this without damaging the heat wires in the ceiling? " I'm curious and ignorant. What are heat wires?

SF19

09:31AM | 02/18/11
Member Since: 02/17/11
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radiant heat is wires running throughout the ceiling. this is the only heat we have in the house. it is between the sheet rock and plaster in the ceiling...
any ideas?

LarryG

11:55AM | 02/18/11
Member Since: 07/22/04
530 lifetime posts
The only way you will not damage the grid(I guess it's a grid) is to locate the wires and work around them?
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