Tag: lighting

52 When I turn down the dimmer switch on my lights, do I actually use less electricity? 2012-01-26T06:34:06.820

31 How should I rewire a miswired 3-way switch? 2011-08-11T04:03:58.800

23 How do I change a light bulb I can't grip? 2015-06-21T18:42:50.073

21 Why do my LED lights stay on, even when the switch is off? 2013-07-31T15:58:21.307

21 Why do my led bulbs state: not for use in totally enclosed luminaires? 2015-12-06T16:22:41.373

20 Are standard light bulb bases being phased out? 2010-10-26T17:44:49.063

19 What do I need to install LED strip lighting? 2012-09-19T05:26:16.650

17 Can I safely use a 9w LED bulb in place of a 40w incandescent? 2016-03-14T18:35:20.967

17 Is it permissible to have exposed mains conductors in holiday lights? 2017-12-15T16:58:02.717

16 Do I really need a special bulb in the oven? 2011-12-31T00:46:24.940

14 Can I use an LED bulb in a 3-Way fixture? 2011-05-16T18:13:54.697

14 Can I safely use a switch rated for "1A at 125V" with 240V, assuming I stay below 125W? 2011-11-14T14:11:23.447

14 What is the difference between R20 and PAR20 lightbulbs? 2011-12-09T22:50:09.497

14 How do I remove a flush mounted ceiling light fixture dome? 2012-11-14T16:21:42.287

14 Do new wire runs in an existing ceiling need to be stapled down? 2016-09-21T14:31:26.103

13 Is there a good rule of thumb for how many lights you need in a room? 2011-08-31T18:13:36.600

13 Do I NEED to use correct colors when wiring always? 2015-11-30T21:16:58.933

13 What could cause halogen bulbs to explode? 2018-01-24T11:14:33.680

12 How should I hang Christmas lights where I don't have any gutters? 2011-12-17T19:54:41.793

12 Why do my new dimmable CFL bulbs hum? 2012-04-11T19:18:16.733

12 What does that mean if my LED light bulb starts blinking when I turned it on? 2013-03-20T15:20:29.410

11 What are the pros and cons of LED lighting for home use? 2010-07-22T16:02:06.510

11 How can I override a motion detector light? 2011-10-24T21:02:43.867

11 How to replace a standard 2-gang light switch with an electric dimmer switch 2012-05-08T20:44:13.367

11 Turn one light bulb ON and another OFF at the same time with one switch 2016-07-25T17:00:11.567

10 Are CFL bulbs safe for enclosed fixtures? 2011-10-10T01:11:20.260

10 What's the difference between dimmable and non-dimmable LED lamps? 2011-12-14T12:23:28.923

10 What exactly is a PAR type LED lamp, how does it differ from R/BR type LED & CFL lamps? 2012-12-03T04:52:32.773

10 Convert One 3-Way Light Switch to Belkin WeMo Light Switch (Single Pole) 2014-01-10T12:45:52.690

10 Can I upgrade existing T12 fluorescent fixtures to T8 just by replacing the ballast and bulbs? 2014-06-14T01:09:08.247

10 Why is a neutral wire needed for most 'smart' light switches? 2014-10-29T17:31:34.100

10 What is this copper-looking wire on my light fixture? 2016-07-27T20:11:20.750

9 What is the difference between dimmable and non-dimmable CFL bulbs? 2010-09-16T14:37:24.030

9 How can I stop bulbs from buzzing when dimmed? 2010-10-22T02:13:31.003

9 Is it normal to have a light switch setup using only the hot wire? 2011-12-04T17:58:48.003

9 How can I change the bulb in this light fixture? 2012-05-31T14:51:47.517

9 Are track lighting systems standardized/universal? 2013-09-24T19:43:16.813

9 Can I safely run 595 watts of lights with a 600 watt dimmer switch? 2015-01-05T19:56:13.250

9 How can I change the bulb in this three-clawed, ceiling-mounted dome light fixture? 2015-04-06T04:29:51.037

8 Is it ok to wire light switches and lights with 12/2 cable? 2011-02-21T04:48:36.763

8 Why is my new garage door going through lights so fast? 2011-03-12T21:11:46.317

8 Can I install recessed lighting in vaulted ceiling with 6" rafters? 2012-02-06T19:54:59.503

8 Is it okay to have an ungrounded light fixture? 2013-07-10T01:23:04.103

8 How do I stop a dimmer switch from humming? 2014-10-21T23:13:13.743

8 What should I do to increase the dimming range of LED bulbs? 2015-01-24T04:35:27.957

8 How to hang modern fixture over old square recessed box? 2015-07-18T16:37:14.157

8 Wall dimmer switch is warm to the touch after leaving the light on - cause for concern? 2016-01-19T12:23:04.170

8 Black and white wires crossed in the ceiling 2016-11-03T14:39:05.747

8 Light won't switch off after blowing fuse 2016-12-30T19:00:20.417

7 Can I safely power a three-prong electrical device from a light socket? 2010-09-16T20:56:01.283

7 Can I use a 23 W CFL in a fixture that's rated for a 60 W incandescent? 2011-09-24T22:13:39.453

7 How do airtight recessed lights compare to IC-rated ones? 2011-11-26T18:30:35.613

7 Are there energy saving lamps which work with touch/electronic dimmers, timers, etc.? 2011-11-28T10:58:57.310

7 How to find LED Christmas lights that look more like traditional incandescent bulbs? 2011-12-05T02:18:47.847

7 How do I upgrade a conventional switch to a dimmer? 2011-12-12T03:51:04.513

7 Why does my fluorescent light fixture take minutes to turn on in high heat and humidity? 2012-08-04T11:23:06.023

7 Why do light bulbs all over the house burn out disconcertingly fast? 2013-03-03T21:52:54.433

7 Why is my light switch leaking electricity? 2013-10-30T18:58:38.090

7 About how much does it cost to leave 12 led bulbs 60watt replacement burning for 24 hours? 2016-01-18T15:58:08.363

6 How do I put a fluorescent light on a motion sensor? 2010-08-26T14:40:14.433

6 Fluorescent lights that turn on very slowly 2010-10-26T19:47:07.507

6 Do I need an outlet box to install an outdoor light fixture? 2010-10-31T10:44:16.563

6 What are the pros and cons of LED vs CFL vs incandescent bulbs for outdoor lighting? 2010-12-04T16:57:18.773

6 How should I add lighting to a low ceiling basement? 2011-01-25T15:37:04.573

6 Can a mix of receptacles and light fixtures be installed on a single circuit? 2011-02-24T02:38:07.183

6 Is it generally safe to use a lower wattage bulb in a light fixture? (Specifically Halogen bulbs) 2011-02-28T03:28:17.307

6 What do I need to replace 4 light switches on the same circuit? 2011-03-07T21:42:32.487

6 Why are my downlights constantly blowing? 2011-05-30T03:13:42.170

6 Why does using a dimmer with this ceiling fan and lights cause energy saving bulbs to flicker? 2011-07-28T23:03:35.230

6 What recessed lighting technology is recommended for LED? 2011-10-05T02:29:13.983

6 Why are bulbs burning out quickly in newly installed light fixtures? 2011-11-02T22:33:04.407

6 Can an incandescent light dimmer be used to dim LED lights? 2011-12-17T08:29:54.713

6 How should I connect the ground wire for my light fixture? 2012-10-30T13:15:50.513

6 How to shape the zone a radar motion sensor detects? 2012-12-28T06:59:34.963

6 Does lamp maximum wattage matter for CF bulbs? 2013-03-14T02:44:01.613

6 Can I use flexible LED strips to get better lighting in my kitchen? 2013-04-29T00:13:01.480

6 What kind of lightbulb(?) is in this chandelier? 2013-06-27T12:59:54.517

6 How do I install this flush-mount ceiling light? 2013-10-09T05:20:05.833

6 Are T-8 lights and T-12 lights safely interchangeable? 2014-01-08T14:48:47.397

6 What type of light bulb connector is this? 2014-02-17T13:28:00.743

6 Why does an LED light turn on and off irregularly while the switch is in the on position? 2014-12-23T17:25:50.603

6 Why won't a LED bulb work in a standard light fixture? 2015-04-28T20:39:06.250

6 What is this strange, linear light bulb? 2015-06-08T00:15:22.790

6 HPS lamp goes on and off all night long 2016-09-14T00:23:46.567

6 Installing spotlights but hole in ceiling is too big 2017-05-01T11:06:51.913

5 How do I wire a 3 way light switch? 2010-07-22T09:55:25.223

5 What should I consider regarding recessed lighting above kitchen sink? 2010-10-25T16:52:08.140

5 How do you replace a ballast? 2010-10-26T17:49:17.000

5 Can you help me find this bulb? 2010-11-12T23:38:39.447

5 What is the best way to light a Lexan (Polycarbonate) sheet? 2010-12-20T09:57:09.577

5 How do I fix a garage door opener light that loosens in its socket? 2011-01-04T02:03:20.617

5 Is this 2 way light switch wired dangerously? 2011-03-06T17:40:01.937

5 Parallel Fluorescent Wiring 2011-06-08T11:34:49.757

5 How to make lights turn on one at a time? 2011-07-07T22:35:12.360

5 Why does my fluorescent light fixture ruin bulbs within six months? 2011-09-03T19:23:43.047

5 How do I know if my lightswitch is wired incorrectly? 2011-09-21T17:41:48.647

5 Can the socket in my recessed light be replaced without replacing the entire framing kit? 2011-09-30T14:15:55.567

5 Replacing chandelier with new, No ground wire in old chandelier 2011-11-13T19:12:34.467

5 Confused about two way wiring on stair case 2011-12-12T11:02:35.913