For a residential "tray ceiling" application, to provide ambient lighting I want to run LED rope light behind the crown molding. The crown will be installed below the "tray" ceiling height in a cantilever fashion at the base of the "tray". I like LED because it runs cool.
My question is, every LED option I've found in 100/120v uses a hard wired male plug to connect it to the service.
For my application, the lighting will be operated from a wall switch, wired to above the celling in an attic which for the most part is inaccessible (once I close up the ceiling).
The thought of running the lines from the wall switch to an outlet in the attic, or worse to as one vendor told me "just cut the plug off the end of the lead wire and run it into the bx box and hard wire it" - either of these options scare me.
Anyone have any experience with this or know of an alternative? Maybe I just haven't found the specific brand of LED rope that is installed in a hard wiring application.
Any help is appreciated in advance,
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