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zmod

05:47AM | 05/12/02
Member Since: 12/28/01
4 lifetime posts
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I have recessed lighting in the basement that doesn't put out much light. I would like to retrofit these to globes or something else to increase the light output. I have searched the manufacturers websites with no luck. Any suggestions?

p0ps

11:13AM | 06/04/02
Member Since: 06/01/02
9 lifetime posts
Have you tried using a different baffle on the lights you have there? I've seen a change of baffle make a pretty significant difference.

As far as changing, I'd say your only problem would be how to mount the new light over the old hole. I assume you'd remove the can from inside the ceiling. I wouldn't think it necessary to remove all of it, just the can part. This should give you access to the box where the can is wired to the sheathed electrical cable.

rpxlpx

05:46AM | 06/05/02
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
pOps is right. I changed my black baffles to white and doubled my useful light.

[This message has been edited by rpxlpx (edited June 06, 2002).]

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