One alternative when you have steep angles is a retractable eyeball. One example would be a Halo 1496 trim with a 60 degree tilt. There are others ...
Hi, I can't stress strongly enough that if you are having any electrical problems and you have aluminum wiring, hire a professional. This is no...
Hi, Since height is a bit of an issue just be sure to stay away from halogen bulbs. Recessed lights in a kitchen should be positioned so that t...
describe which wires you have in the switch box and at the receptacle. Such as a black and white from one cable and a black and white from another ...
the thermostat should not be located right above any heat source including baseboard and typically should be on a wall with no heat.
Have you tried any receptacles outside? Also is it possible that there is another receptacle somewhere in the garage behind a cabinet or something.
Here is a link that may help a little. If you run into specific problems, please ask. http://www.forteelectric.com/Lightingdesign.html
Just something to look into for you. I have seen cases where after replacing an old service where the meter had severe rust damage, people have sai...
Your first consideration has to be the specs for the can and trim. They will give you guidlines to follow for maximum wattage. As to the type, usin...
I notice a subject that comes up often is recessed lighting and how to layout. Here is something you may find helpful. http://www.forteelectric.co...
Hi, There are cans made to be installed safely in insulated ceilings and rated as such. They are IC cans. They take a maximum wattage that is d...
Fluorescents are a good choice. I was more asking a question as to what you were using. If you install a receptacle just be sure to make it a GFI.
Did you make sure you turned the breaker all the way to the off position so it clicks. Sometimes you have to put a decent amount of force but if it...
What you say all sounds good. What type of lighting are you going to install. Have you considered low voltage lighting, it would make the wiring jo...
If you know what's on the circuit and avoid overloads it should be okay. You will not be able to run the micro at the same time as some other appli...
The way you say it is wired seems correct. Are you sure the dimmers are in the off position. Most dimmers come from the factory in the on position....