How to air seal “wafer” canless LED recessed lights?
I just installed “wafer” (canless, recessed) LED light in the ceiling of our kitchen, and the insulated attic is above. It is this model: https://www.lowes.com/pd/Lithonia-Lighting-Juno-Wafer-Integrated-LED-4-in-65-Watt-Equivalent-Matte-White-Round-Dimmable-Canless-Recessed-Downlight/5000183093. It has the two spring clips on the sides to hold it against the ceiling, and it has a thin foam gasket to supposedly make it air tight. However our ceiling is textured, so I’m pretty sure it’s not really air tight.
What’s the best way to air seal wafter LED lights like these? The easiest thing to do would be to caulk between the light and the ceiling, but then it will be difficult to remove and replace when I have to do that in the future. So I’m looking for other ideas. Thanks!
UPDATE: Thanks for the helpful replies everyone! The other idea I recently thought of was to not further seal the lights, but instead to remove the texture on the ceiling under where the light contacts the textured ceiling. This would likely allow it to sit flatter and the gasket may work better. But is it tough to remove texture in just a small area? I’m thinking spraying it with water and then using a putty knife to scrape the texture off. Anyone tried this before?
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