Model # CAT7ICRAT-6PK

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Commercial Electric 6 in. Aluminum Recessed IC Remodel Airtight Housing (6-Pack)
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Commercial Electric

6 in. Aluminum Recessed IC Remodel Airtight Housing (6-Pack)

$65.82 /case

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The Commercial Electric 6 in. IC Remodel Airtight Housings (6-Pack) are designed for use in remodel construction and are approved for use direct contact with insulation. These airtight housings are thermally protected. UL listed for use in damp locations.

  • Airtight housing meets the low airflow requirements of the Washington state energy code (ASTM E283)
  • For remodel construction
  • Approved for direct contact with insulation
  • Thermally protected
  • UL listed for damp locations
  • Compatible with a standard wall dimmer
  • Prewired housing for quick installation
  • Installation instructions and a ceiling cutout template included
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What light bulb is recommended for C7ICR(H2)

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July 19, 2016
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July 25, 2016
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choose the trim & the trim will determine what bulb to use
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Can you use "Eyeball Trim" with this fixture?

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March 1, 2016
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Yes. SKU# 340072 and 697413.
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What does "thermally protected" mean?

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February 14, 2016
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February 17, 2016
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The term thermally protected in s, pertains to a thermal protector placed in the unit to p[protect it if it overheats during operation.
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Are replacement clips available for purchase?

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March 25, 2016
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Thank you for your recent inquiry with The Home Depot, Paul. Unfortunately we do not carry these clips separately. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot.
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6 in. Aluminum Recessed IC Remodel Airtight Housing (6-Pack) is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 14.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Updating all the lighting in our 1985 ranch house. Only lighting before was from the ceiling fans... Updating all the lighting in our 1985 ranch house. Only lighting before was from the ceiling fans. These go in super simple as long as you know where your trusses are in your attic before drilling out your 6.25" hole. Once the hole is cut you slap this baby up in there and use a flat head screw driver to get the clips nice and tight. If cutting your hole immediately next to a truss you will have to pay attention to where your clips are going BEFORE you start pushing them in...not so easy to get them back out after going in. Wires are easy to install as they come pre-fabbed with the push in connectors. You should be able to do most everything without even getting into your attic until you are ready to wire them to the switch.
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I installed four of these cans (SKU#693064) in conjunction with the Philips LED Recessed Retrofit... I installed four of these cans (SKU#693064) in conjunction with the Philips LED Recessed Retrofit Trim. I wired them to a Lutron CL Dimmer switch. Product worked as promised. This model required 6 1/4" holes to be drilled in my drywall ceiling. I used the Milwaukee adjustable hole saw which I purchased at HD for approximately $25 plus tax. The cans fit snugly and the three mounting clips inside the cans held them firmly to the ceiling. You use a flat head screwdriver to FIRMLY press up and set the clips. I really liked the quick connect wiring clips that come with the cans. This made the wiring easy and quick. Total cost of the project (less the wire) was approximately $145 which included tax. Total time spent on the project 4 hours.
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Recessed 6pk. Amazing These are the easiest upgrades you can do for your dated home lighting. Took one day to do 2 bedrooms, indoor entry, and kitchen. The house looks amazingly different.
Date published: 2016-11-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Could be better This is not an entirely bad light fixture overall, but it has some bad features. For instance, the metal flange that is supposed to anchor the fixture against the ceiling is not big enough to hold the light very securely (it's just barely big enough to grab the drywall and keep the light from disappearing into the attic), especially if you cut the hole to the exact dimension of the template that comes with the fixture. So, either cut the hole a little smaller than the template for a tighter fit, or get a fixture with a larger metal flange. Also, the slider that allows you to adjust the height of the bulb is pretty cheesy. If I could do it over again, I would spend more money for a more substantial fixture.
Date published: 2011-12-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from They work great These work as advertised. If you take the time to install them they work perfectly. The connectors are also very good for DIYers. Do not hesitate or spend more money, these work great.
Date published: 2016-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So far so good I was torn between these and the Halo brand which cost a bit more money. If I was only doing a couple of lights I wouldn't be so price conscious but I am installing 28 so it adds up. For lights I am using the CREE 65 watt equivalent LED retrofit. I went to the store and played with both of them in person. They both seemed of equal quality. I decided to do one room first, than decide if I should stick with them. So far I am very happy with them. I cut the hole for them slightly small, nice tight fit. I have not had any issues cracking the sheet rock ceilings. The cans hold nice and tight. The wiring connectors are easy to use. I am using Romex connectors with them for added security with 14/2 cable. At this point I have 12 installed, and am returning to buy the remainder of them tonight. The people who say the metal is too thin must be ham handed, if the hole is cut to the right size you don't need to push hard at all. Same for the metal bottom ring, if it is cut right, they fit perfect. Test fit the light you are putting in there first to make sure everything lines up nice.
Date published: 2015-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product made installing recessed lighting very easy 6 in. IC Remodel Airtight Housing was very easy to install. The wiring connections was made easy with the wire connecters.
Date published: 2013-07-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good value We bought 9 of these and 1 shallow halo housing for a low spot in our ceiling. We actually liked these more than the Halo cans. There was a few things we learned along the process... The template worked fine for our for installation, the feet hold great, and the connectors work perfectly.... but we did find the metal ring (at the opening) stuck out too far to be covered by our LED lights on one side. We started using tin snips to crop that down before the install. That's why they get 4 stars. We also learned there was a little trick to getting the foam sticking right - take the top half of the paper off before the install, the bottom part after. Finally, they do use 3 feet, instead of 4, and because of that, they need a little extra clearance from furring strips (assuming a square orientation). Overall, we were happy with the cans, and found them to be good value.
Date published: 2014-12-27
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