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Light switch sparked

Dillonlabrune 's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Dillonlabrune in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting 

I made the mistake of working on a light switch live a hot wire touched the switch for the fan and sparked  ... read more »

Cannot change spotlight blub

Raj's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Raj in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting 

Hi guys. Haveing trouble with changing a spotlight blub. Had these spotlights installed around 6years  ... read more »

Changing location of flood light, wires are short, what to do?

Rob U's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Rob U in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting 

changing location of flood light two wires come into box both are short for new location do I add two  ... read more »

outdoor lighting - what is the difference between a dust to dawn and motion sensor fixture

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Do Slider Dimmers "Weaken" over time?

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting 

I have 6 x 65 W recessed Halo ceiling lighting fixtures on a 3 way circuit including one slider dimmer  ... read more »

Why did all my backyard lights stop working?

Rick's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Rick in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting 

I have 3 fixtures in my backyard all on the same switch. 2 are motion detectors and 1 is not. All 3  ... read more »

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what bulb watt size to use as heater in pumphouse

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outage motion sensorm light does not work

Mahamane's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Mahamane in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting 

After losing the power about 30 minute my motion sensor light stopped working. I would like to know if  ... read more »

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Screws won't come out of ceiling box to replace cross bar. Help

David's Avatar (by Gravatar) by David in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting 

I'm trying to put up a new ceiling fixture that won't work with the old cross bar. The screws that  ... read more »

Can't change light bulb in screwless light?!

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting 

My light went out in the coat closet and I'm trying to replace it but the light cover doesn't twist  ... read more »

How do I wire light string? Power comes into first light?

TedCohen's Avatar (by Gravatar) by TedCohen in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting 

[B]Pleas see attached photo. The switch you see on the right controls the light into which the power  ... read more »

3 of my inside outlets went out ..

Anonymous's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Anonymous in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting 

3 of my living room power outlets are not working.. i also replace the power fuse switch from power box  ... read more »

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3 motion lights all on at the time?

Lu in NC's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Lu in NC in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting 

I have motion detector lights on 3 sides of the house. All worked as designed for a month. Now they all  ... read more »

can i use marrettes for alu/copper

Cusucoguanaco's Avatar (by Gravatar) by Cusucoguanaco in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting 

my house has aluminum wiring and I would like to pigtail alum to copper can I use marrettes designed  ... read more »

Outdoor motion light stays on what is the problem?

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I have 2 dawn to dusk features in my hallway. When it gets dark only one goes on

Dave G.'s Avatar (by Gravatar) by Dave G. in  Energy » Electrical » Lighting 

I have of the same dusk to dawn fixtures in the walkway walls leading up to my entrance. When it gets  ... read more »

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