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I want a pendant globe light above mh bath. I cant find

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I want a pendant globe light above mh bath. I cant find anything in my price range and have looked further afield thinking of a IP54/55 simple pendant fitting that I can add a globe to. I just cant find it online. ..surely a waterproof ( ish) light fitting exists? Can anyone help? Thank you Therese
Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: Couple weeks on and off. Even my electrician is vague...
Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Providing fitting for electrician
Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No just where to get a bog standard waterproof light fitting and what bulb I shoulx use really. Thanks
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Home Improvement
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Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 1 month ago.

Sorry - just seen this.

Are you looking for an IP rated globe to fit to the existing light fitting, or looking to replace the fitting with an IP rated fitting?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Its a new fitting and I want an ip rated pendant only that is suitable for over the bath that I can attach a no electric globe to. It must surely exist? Thanks
Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 1 month ago.
Can you upload a photo of the position?
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
No sorry. I only need to understand if a drop pendant fitting that is suitable to be fitted above a free standing bath to a ceiling ( kyst like a standard white ceiling pendant only waterproof ish?) that i can put my own glass globe and bulb in. If so where can I get it thanks
Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 1 month ago.

An IP54 fitting will be sealed, so cannot take a standard bulb.

You would have to change the light fitting to a flush mounted one with an internal seal for it to be IP 54 like so;

I assume the free standing bath has been moved to now sit under the light?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
That is a flush fitting! its pendant i want . You haven't read my response properly. There are a million of flush fittings for a bathroom. Ive researched endlessly hence coming to just answer...a hanging pendant ?
Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 1 month ago.

That's because you cant get an IP 54 rated pendant unless it has a sealed bulb.

There is not a cheap option which is what I think you are looking for.

12v would be the simplest, but it would be a change of fitting or an inset downlighter