Not all parts for every fixture are sourced from overseas. When you pay top dollar, you are buying better performance:a. Quality reflector coating...
micahelellisMember since 01/07/04
Hold onto your pocketbook, here are my recommendations:For cheap, cheap, I like Nora lighting. A lot of trim options and a variety of aperture siz...
Try leaving the downlights in place, and merely add the pendants you want. You can put them on separate circuits and use the downlights (or not) a...
This is a little different, but why don't you put three sconces down the hallway and bounce light off the ceiling. Downlighting leaves the ceiling...
You want to lower a chandelier? Or lower a lighting system of recessed lights? Chandelier lowering devices are typically not seen, and are locate...
Depends on how large your room/window/mantle combination is. I have this old family secret (my grandfather was an electrician) that I will share w...
Turn off power (duh) and open the fixture. There is probably a black brick of a ballast on the inside with two red and two blue wires, a black, wh...
Everyone is right and everyone is wrong. The best solution is a mix of lamps. Recessed compact fluorescent downlights (horizontal lamps for more ...
In my (extensive) experience with fiber optics, it is overrated unless you're going to install it in a theme park lava pit or animated signage. Un...
Only if the mogul base adapter is made for a 3-way lamp. I know that sounds like a smart ass answer, but the 3-way light uses three contacts inste...
Bar light, huh? I don't know what that means. Why don't you try using regular track lighting over the entire bar length, then order some of the d...
They do make those office fixtures that you're thinking about in single lamp fixtures, but you have to go to a wholesaler and order them. $$$
Can lights can provide the coverage that you're looking for, but you would have to purchase high performance fixtures, with optics optimized for an...
Sorry, but that is still (3) switches no matter how you slice it.
To eliminate any interference with television, computer, phone signals, you really want to keep line and low voltage min. 12" apart, preferably 18"...
Without the special tool, you've got a pocketfull of plastic widgets. They wimply won't work without the tool.Hope you can spare an arm and a leg...
...and if the fixture is not IC rated, then you will have to keep the insulation 3" away from the fixture can.
As a courtesy, I like to install switched outlets upside down, with the switched leg undernieth. Kinds of a flag for the next guy that can't figur...