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Topic: Can i use regular can lights in my steam room  (Read 1743 times)
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« on: August 26, 2009, 09:35:16 AM »

My contractor is using regular "can lights" with a trim piece/lens, gasketed and rated for wet locations. My concern with this choice is that the lens has room to wiggle and I feel moisture may penetrate the above floor joists. Should I worry about this?
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« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2009, 10:41:22 AM »

This is a question best answered by the manufacturer of the lights selected.

Steam room lighting is not a market that many light manufacturers typically serve.  The trick is to find lighting that has been tested for these environments, usually through a steam equipment company.

Check out this selection of tested Steam Shower Lighting.

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