I've recently removed the light fixture in my kitchen / breakfast area in a condo (ceiling is NOT drywall, as far as I can tell). I got a new fixture that I want to install but it weighs around 6 kilograms. While trying to install it, I noticed that the plastic part around the screw mounts in the junction box is broken. So this box basically has 4 screw mounts (positioned like a plus sign +). But the ones used for the old fixture were they only 2 exposed and had a crack each. You can see in the pictures. It was firm but the look of a cracked plastic piece freaked me out so I decided to use the other 2 screws mounts (previously covered by plaster or drywall but I was able to scratch and dig my way to them. they're weird because the same screw keeps slipping from them. Im not sure if they have a different size.
- What is the size of the other 2 screw mounts? (That is if it is standard).
- If nothing worked, can I replace the junction box or is it a hastle since it's in a condoo??
- Is drilling new holes in the ceiling next to the existing big hole a good idea?