Is recessed lighting outdated? Recessed lighting will never go out of style. However, the finishes and sizes will vary and change as time goes by. There are too many advantages of having the lighting recessed for them to eventually go out of style or phase out.
Is recessed lighting cheaper than fixtures? Recess lights may be cheaper than a normal light fixture. But, keep in mind most of the time you will need several in a given location. Installation is kind of expensive but isn’t most electrical work. Expect to pay anywhere between $125-$200 per for light and installation.
What is the difference between a can light and a recessed light? Recessed lights, also known as can lights, are described as metal light housings installed in the ceiling for a sleek look that gives you back your ceiling. Their diameter generally varies from 3” to 6.”
Can I replace a recessed light with a light fixture? In those cases, you can use the existing wiring to replace recessed lighting with a pendant or chandelier fixture using a recessed light conversion kit or change the entire setup of the light and use a standard fixture.