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  1. Electrical
    Hi, Does anyone know of a rule of thumb for spacing 4" recessed lighting fixtures in a 7' ceiling for general lighting. I have a room that is 10' by 12' and I have 6 cans for this room will that be enough or too many or how do I make this decision before actually mounting them and then finding...
  2. Electrical
    So... We've decided to tackle installation of both a ceiling fan and recessed lighting in our bedroom without attic access. The idea was to cut through the drywall along the wiring route and run a "piggybacked" line from the closest existing wall switch to the ceiling fan, and another for the...
  3. Electrical
    I'm looking for help wiring new lights in my basement. The room is long so I am installing 12 recessed lights in the ceiling. I want 1/2 the room to be controlled using 3 way switches and the other 1/2 to use a single pole switch. Switch 1 & switch 2 are the 3 way switches controlling cans 1...
  4. Electrical
    Good afternoon, I was hoping to get some advice on a house I just bought. I am going to be removing the popcorn ceiling and replacing it with knockdown texture. I have a living room 12X14 that currently has a ceiling fan in the center and track lighting above the couch. I want to install...
  5. Electrical
    I have 4 Halo h5r1cat recessed lights in one room off one switch. They were working fine for the last 5 years. Then one bulb goes out and I replace it, it still doesn't work, try another bulb that I know works and it still doesn't work. The bulb is a 50w Halogen Flood PAR bulb. The real...
  6. Electrical
    I just moved here from MA and am slowly learning that Chicago electrical code is wacko. For instance, I am installing remodel recessed lighting in my kitchen and the Home Depot guy who seemed to know what he is talking about said all romex needs to be in flexible metal conduit (BX) and can't be...
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