Brighten a narrow hallway, bathroom, or staircase with wall-mounted lighting. We'll show you how to install wall sconces like a pro.
Make the most of a small or narrow space with wall sconces. These sleek luminaries provide indirect lighting for hallways, bathrooms, stairways, and other tight spots, and work as wall accents. Place them just above eye level.
Install fixtures on both sides of a mirror. A strip of lights over a bathroom mirror or medicine chest calls for a similar method. Such fixtures use low-wattage bulbs to reduce glare while providing plenty of light. To install a wall mounted light, you'll use a ceiling box and wire just as you would for a ceiling light. Most sconces mount with a center stud so you can level the fixture even if the box is not level.
On average, it'll take three hours to run cable, install a switch, and mount two sconces. Before you begin, make sure you're able to strip, splice, and connect wires, install boxes, and run cable through walls and ceilings.