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    Hi. I need to change a bulb in an old (1970s) ceiling light fixture and can't figure out how to open it up. See the photo below. (If photo not visible below, click my album below my username.) The brown portion is wood, and the white opaque section is glass. It's roughly 12" square. I don't see...
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    Hey all, First post here! i think this is the correct Category, but if it isn't - my apologies! (Just let me know what the proper forum would be.) So the CFLNI bulbs in one of my ceiling lights finally went dead and since I've loathed them ever since I moved in, I decided that instead of...
  3. Electrical
    Hi, I've just moved into a new condo in Canada, and now trying to hook up the ceiling pendant light. I've done this many times in our old house, so I'm familiar with the general wiring procedures. In the new condo, it's a typical setup: junction box in the ceiling controlled by a switch on a...
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    I purchased a house in 1999. It had 2 switched ceiling lights on the front porch. Both quit working after a recent porch ceiling repaint. It was time for a new look so I bought 2 new lights. I disconnected a lot of wires and dismounted the old fixtures before I realized the dysfunction...
  5. Electrical
    Hi, everyone. Brand new to the forum with a ceiling light mounting question. I'm trying to mount a ceiling light in my kitchen to replace a ceiling fan that was previously installed. I removed the ceiling fan and fan brackets and I was left with a box that had two fixed 3/16" mounting bolts...
  6. Electrical
    Can a plug in ceiling light socket adaptor with outlet attached operated by a pull chain; be used to wire a pulley light? I want to use it over a small table repurposed for a kitchen island. I need the outlet to plug in A Kitchen Aid stand mixer, and need to be able to pull it down when using...
  7. Electrical
    I have a wall switch in a bedroom that controls one half of one wall outlet. I would like to make both outlets (top & bottom) hot full time and use the switch to control a ceiling fan and light. It is a single pole switch that I plan to remove and use a single pole double switch. Wiring that...
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    Hey everyone, I'm looking for some help with my wiring issue. I recently moved into a rental house, and the ceiling light in my bedroom never has worked. I bought a new fixture, and installed it the way the old fixture was installed, but it didn't work. I guess I should have seen that coming...
  9. Electrical
    - I have 2 black wires twisted togerther, 1 yellow wire with a copper wire, and 3 seperate off white wires in ceiling electiral box where I hang chandelier in dining room. - I have 3 electrical outlets in dinning room that stopped working after I took old dinning room fixture down. - I have 2...
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