This is the light fixture we inherited in the front hallway. It has all the qualities I do not like in a light: pull chain, brass, octagonal.

Entryway light before

Tig ripped out the offending fixture and did some re-wiring. He also patched a much larger than necessary hole with 90 minute joint compound.

Light junction box

Here he is, installing the new light. He also wired it to a three way switch, so that the lights can be turned on from the bottom and the top of the stairs.

Tig wiring

The light installed. We’ll paint the patch another day.

New light