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    Hello! I accidently broke a chandelier arm (one of eight) and could not find a suitable replacement. I've decided to simply remove the arm and have removed the wires connecting it with no problem. Now I'm not sure what to do with the grounding wire that was attached to the end of the arm...
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    Hello! We just moved into a brand new condo and there are multiple existing ceiling outlets that appear in the picture. Is this a electrical outlet for a chandelier? If so what type of outlet is this and how would I go about installing a light fixture?
  3. Electrical
    ello all, I am new here and pretty new to doing house hold projects in general, and I am hoping to get some help with a small issue I am having. I am installing a few hanging light fixtures into my home, and I am able to do every part fine, coupling the wires and whatnot. But when I get to the...
  4. Electrical
    Need some advice. I installed a new chandelier in our dining room last night. After the chandelier was installed, I turned the breaker back on and turned on the dimmer switch. The lights came on. Everything seemed fine. After about 3 hours with the chandelier on, my wife and I decided to go to...
  5. Electrical
    Hey guys, I'm designing a chandelier out of iron pipe and I'm trying to wire it myself. It's going to have about 20 bulbs, each bulb with 60W and 120 volt ratings. I know how to wire each bulb, but I don't want to have 20 plugs. I want to merge them all to one plug (or as little plugs as...
  6. Electrical
    I'm a ceramic artist and have made little ceramics "shades" if you will for a chandelier I'm making for a design show. Essentially it's an upside down bowl with a hole in it. I purchased 25 10 watt bu pin halogen light bulbs, 4 transformers, and 25 airline cable sockets. So my question is is...
  7. Electrical
    Hi. Need some electrical advise. My extent of knowledge of electrician's work is that I can (barely) switch lights on or off in a room. The word "novice" doesn't quiet cover it. Clueless is more accurate. So, Imagine my terror when my wife ordered me to replace an old chandelier in the kitchen...
  8. Electrical
    I have made a DIY chandelier that has 6 lights, can I safely wire this to the existing outlet that used to lighting fixture with only one light? If so how?
  9. Electrical
    I am looking to hang a chandelier on a 3.5" wide wood beam in my living room. I purchased a chandelier but noticed the canopy is 5" wide and would be too large for the 3.5" wide surface area of the beam. Currently, there is no electrical ran through the beam... yet. I am looking for ways to...
  10. Electrical
    I have a chandelier with an unusual mount. There are three notches, (see pic), evenly spaced around a cylindrical structure, which are supposed to attach to another structure with three screws sticking out of it. The three-screw structure anchors into the ceiling box and protrudes out...
  11. Electrical
    Trying to hang a chandelier in my daughter's room but having problems. My husband tried hanging a different one in her room last week but something went wrong and sparks were flying in the room and the circuits were tripped. I turned them back on and got a new chandelier. Today, I attempted it...
  12. Electrical
    In the ceiling electrical box I have : -2 black wires already connected ( never touched ) - voltage detected -1 yellow wire - voltage detected -3 light tan wires - 2 voltage detected, 1 no voltage - The chandalier has 2 wires and a grounder. What wires go with what? I also have 3 outlets and...
  13. Electrical
    Oh, thank you from the bottom of my heart for your help. I'm replacing a chandelier in my home. The chandelier came with no wiring instructions. The wires are all the same color. I bought a continuity tester and figured out the "hot wire" by touching the middle of the socket. I will label...
  14. Electrical
    I have a European Chandelier. How can I use Amerrican candle bulbs which have smaller base?
  15. Electrical
    I have a crystal chandelier I purchased 20 years ago when I was stationed in Germany. The chandelier was purchased in Checkoslavakia and was wired for 220V. It has a single insulated wire coming from the fixture which containes three smaller wires (blue, black, and brown). I'm not sure which...
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    I'm trying to wire up a multiple bulb chandelier. It has 3 wires coming out of it. One has a green (turquoise) stripe, one has a light gray stripe and one has no stripe at all. I wired the green to the black, the light gray to the white and the unmarked to ground. That was a BAAAAADDDDD...
  17. Electrical
    Can I replace the existing chandelier with a heavier chandelier? Are there some weight restrictions for certian ceiling electrical boxes or can i mount any size chandelier onto the existing box? The exiting chandelier is about 10 lbs. and is currently attached over the dining roon table area. I...
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