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  1. Electrical
    I have a issue with lights flickering in my home. Specifically led lights. I’ve bought a lot of brands of led lights and even most of the expensive ones flicker and strobe. I have found online and bought a couple “flicker free” brands of leds $$$ and that has seemed to solve the problem. Doing...
  2. Electrical
    I'm looking at adding some under cabinet low voltage led based lighting in our kitchen. About 6 feet or so on both sides of the range hood. Unfortunately there isn't a readily accessible power outlet in the cabinets. I'm thinking the easiest to method gain an outlet for that purpose would be...
  3. Electrical
    Trying to replace a recessed light in the ceiling. New light comes with a junction box with the standard white, black and ground wires. I was expecting the same black, white, ground when I pulled out the old light, but the old one has two black wires going to a quick connect thing with 2 red...
  4. Electrical
    Old addition on house trailer. Installing new outside light on addition porch. Wired directly to original switch. Switch only controls one light inside addition. Added outside light to switch. Black on black, white on white. So switch should now control one inside, one outside light. Nothing...
  5. Electrical
    Hello! I was wondering if someone on here could help me come up with a creative solution to a unique problem we are having. I am trying to add 4 can lights to our MBR. Believe it or not, I need a switch to operate those lights. Problem is we already have a switch that controls a fan/light in...
  6. Electrical
    Looking to figure out if there is some sort of equation I can use to figure out exactly how many outlets and lights I can have on the same breaker, online it says most lights pull about 60 watts but the box for the lights I have says 12 and I was just wondering if anyone can confirm this or am I...
  7. Electrical
    I have two LED lights (identical fixed lamps on a ceiling about 6' apart) on a dimmer and one of them keeps occasionally flickering. This has been happening for years. I have tried swapping the bulbs (with each other and new ones) and swapping the fixtures with each other. I have also tried a...
  8. Electrical
    My bathroom sensor switch controlling both the light and fan buzzed and have some popping sound yesterday and the lights/fan flashed once then stayed off. i turned off the switch and turned it on again. after few on/off trials, it is now back to normal without any weird sound. just as usual. Is...
  9. Electrical
    So my wife and I are remodeling our home (first mistake, haha!) and she wants to add under-cabinet lighting in our kitchen. I bought some UtiliTech puck lights to install; they come in strings of 3 pucks and use 120 volts and 20 watt halogen bulbs. Looking to hard-wire the lights; one string...
  10. Electrical
    We are thinking of installing new ceiling lights, in Standard 10 feet ceiling. We originally have 4 inch diameter light in the hallway. My son would keep the door open to prevent getting hot, however this hallway light was hitting the side, peripheral of his eye, very small and lot of light...
  11. Electrical
    Hi Everyone! My kitchen has 6 LED pucks in the ceiling for lighting that are controlled via a 3-way switch set-up (1 switch at each end of the kitchen). I'm trying to replace the 2 switches with the TP-Link HS210 smart switch kit (a smart switch kit for 3-way switch situations). I'm having a...
  12. General DIY Discussions
    Hi guys! Me again. My 400 square foot building is coming to a point to where I need to make plans to install my electrical system. It’s going to be a woodworking shop. I want it to have AC, heat, and will be running equipment. I know very little about all of this so I have tons of questions and...
  13. Electrical
    Hey everyone, I'm currently finishing out my basement and I have a question on some lights I purchased off of Amazon. They are dimmable, but I'm running into the issue of not being able to find a contact for the company, to question what is the best dimmer so that it doesn't buzz, as these will...
  14. Drywall & Plaster
    Hello, I have a very small gap between one recessed light and my ceiling. I am wondering if there is an easier or quicker option to fix it rather than applying drywall compound, sanding, repainting, etc? Perhaps a caulk or another suggestion? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Photo is...
  15. Electrical
    I have LED string lighting around the perimeter of my pool enclosure that I would like to control with a standard wall switch (rocker style or similar). The lights are fairly bright, so i'd like the ability to dim them. The lights are currently plugged into a GFCI outlet away from the house...
  16. Electrical
    Hello - I was wondering if someone out there would be able to advise on the correct connections I need to make in order for the three lights in the attached diagram to operate independently via the three switches also depicted in the diagram. A 14/2 wire from a 15 amp breaker is feeding power to...
  17. General DIY Discussions
    I'm hoping someone can give me some advice on an existing 15 AMP (14/2) circuit in my house. When I built in 2007, this circuit contained an outlet for the electronic ignition on my gas water heater, a single GFCI outlet in my basement, and it powered all the light fixtures in my basement (8...
  18. Electrical
    I have a 120V dimmable chandelier in my living room that works fine. I tried to put in a new 120V light and that one does not work. Knob and Tube wiring, the power comes into the light and then a wire leaves to the switch box. The switch box has 2 wires in it. The other wire in the switch box...
  19. Electrical
    Hello Everyone, My Bedroom light seems to been getting dim then going back to bright then dim every few mins I'm not sure how to source this issue or what's going on. I live in Manitoba, Canada and there's a breaker that controls everything downstairs by deep freezer. I haven't...
  20. Electrical
    Thanks in advance to everyone! I'm in the process of installing recessed lighting in my basement and I'm hoping someone can help with advice. Here are the specs: Ceiling height: 7.5 feet (approx 91 inches) Room size: 41ft 5in x 10ft 9in. (497in x 129in) Can size: 5 or 6 inch (Probably a 6...
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