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Do we get indoor floor lights that can be fixed to the floor?

Do we get indoor floor lights that can be fixed to the floor?

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Most any floor light can be fixed to the floor. The cautions: Is the home a rental? Are you on a concrete slab or a wood floor? Does the slab have hot water heat tubing embedded? You will be putting screws into the floor. Would your land lord allow it? A hot water embedded concrete slab can leak if you accidentally puncture one of the tubes. If all of the above are ok, here we go.............. Do you have access to wood working tools? ie. table saw, electric hand drill etc. Or a neighbor/ friend with? The base plates of the floor lamps could be drilled directly through the metal and then screwed down, this easiest. Can you live with this cosmetic damage to the light base? If not, decorative wooden blocks can be fabricated out of hardwood. Stained, clear coated, and or painted. You will want to table saw a rabbit notch about 3/4 inch to 1 inch long on one end of each block at a blade depth that is a little less than the thickness of the light base. This will help clamp the light base firmly to the floor when screwed down. Make three blocks for each light base. The tops of the blocks can be decoratively tapered and the edges rounded over with a router to give a pleasing profile to the finished product. Hope this helps. you can e-mail me through Yahoo Answers with additional questions.

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