What would a 60 watt Reveal light bulb hum in a ceiling fixture but a regular 60 watt soft light bulb does not?
Dimmers can cause ceitain light bulbs to be noisy due to the way the triac based dimmer chops up the ac sine wave. Different bulbs use different filament structure. The chopped up sign wave can set up vibrations in the filament structure. Some filament structures vibrate more or less.
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Connect the ground wire from the light fixture to the ground wire in the ceiling box. Read More
Just install a cover on the ceiling box. Read More
To the black wire on the fixture. Read More
These types of light fixtures are called wall a sconce. In is located on a wall usually about 3 foot from the ceiling. The open end of the fixture is facing upwards. This allows the light to reflect off the ceiling and give a more filtered light to objects in the surrounding area in the room. Read More
Is this a fluorescent fixture? Most fluorescents will not start if the fixture is not grounded. Make sure the fixture has the branch circuit ground wire properly connected. Read More
Really need more info.lighting fixture on ceiling fan.ect....... Read More
The word for a ceiling-hung light fixture is a chandelier. Read More
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The light fixture was hanging from the ceiling, lighting the entire room. The football fixture was moved to a new date and venue because of the statium fire. Read More
Your local hardware store will have them. Read More
For safety most fixtures have that info printed on them. Check. Read More
Most of the time a fixture will be flush or as close to the ceiling as possible in a 8' ceiling. Read More
I have never seen this combination for a bathroom fixture. Read More
Unlikely, but possible- and it IS unsafe. Read More
If you don't know how to install light fixture, I don't recommend that you do it by yourself. The installation theory is actually very simple - all you need to do is attach fixture on the ceiling (or any other place) and then connect the electrical wires (usually there are two of them). After that it's good to put the light cover over the fixture to improve the appearance. Read More
Recessed lighting is used to keep the ceiling aesthetically unbroken. When fixtures are fixed to the ceiling some architects to not like this as it distracts the viewer from the look of the room. By installing the fixtures in the ceiling, the view is of light emitting from the ceiling without seeing the lighting fixtures. Read More
Not a good practice. Depending on the weight of the fixture it may pull out of the ceiling sooner or later. Even if it seems strong, what if there were a leak and the Sheetrock became wet and the fixture fell on someone and hurt them. You need to install a fixture made for ceiling installation that is attached properly to something other than Sheetrock. Read More
Recessed light can be called as down light, pot light (canadian), can light (for canister in American). It is a light fixture that installed in hollow opening in ceiling. Read More
See: "How can you re-wire a wall switch that controls an outlet to control a ceiling fan?" (Follow the link below.) The procedure is the same whether the new device is a light fixture or a ceiling fan. Read More
If the ballast of the HPS fixture has a 120 volt tap then, yes it can be plugged into a 120 volt receptacle. Read More
a decorative, sometimes ornate, light fixture suspended from a ceiling, usually having branched supports for a number of lights Read More
If the ceiling fan has a light fixture included in the fan, then there will be three. A white, black and blue. The blue is for the fan if the owner wants the fixture to be switched individually from the fan. Other wise there are only two wires to connect to the fan, a black and white. Read More
Because the light bulb is physically screwed into an electrical socket. The socket (and fixture) are physically attached by fasteners to the beams in the ceiling. This is a mechanical solution of space requirements. Read More
Yes. Depends on the fixture. May need some dry wall work to make it look right. Read More
Any ceiling-hung fixture should be 12 " narrower than the diameter of the table and rest at 30" above the tabletop. When used with dimmer controls, these ceiling-hung fixtures will provide you with adequate task lighting for homework, hobbies or family paperwork. The dimmer will allow you to modulate the light for alternate activities such as dining or entertaining. Read More
Yes you can if the new bulbs are compact fluorescent. It is the heat that light bulbs generate that governs the size the fixture can legally use without causing damage to the fixture. Read More
The critical thing here is that the ceiling box be supported in the ceiling or attic to hold the weight of the fan. Ceiling fan boxes with supports built in to them are available at any hardware store. Chances are your original light only has a two conductor (with ground) wire going to it. This means when you install the fan, if it has a light kit, the lights and fan will go on and… Read More
No. France also runs on 50Hz as opposed to the US 60Hz system. Read More
The most likely cause is a fault in the switch. Replace the switch and the problem will most likely disappear. Read More
When you connect earth wire in ceiling light does not work when connecting earth from light direct to earth wire coming from ceiling trips out when take earth wire out light works?
By earth wire I am assuming you mean the bare wire and that a black and white wire are connected to the light. If when you connect the earth wire and breaker trips then there is a short between black and earth. It could be a bad ground connection, an internal short in the light fixture where black wire "hot" is connected to metal on the fixture through a nick in wire. Read More
I am installing a kitchen light fixture in the ceiling. While pulling down the old fixture the green ground wire broke. The new Fixture has a green ground wire. Where do I ground it to now?
The fixture box should have a ground screw on the bottom of the box. Sometimes you have to move other wires out of the way to see it. Just reconnect the fixture ground wire to this screw. Read More
the fixture should either have side mounted screws or should twist off Read More
Two options. Change the fixture to a keyed pull-chain, or add a pull-chain adapter to the existing fixture. Both available from Home Depot and others for about $3. Read More
How do you convert a purchased ceiling light fixture that is meant to be hardwired to a swag light that will plug into the wall instead using swag light kit?
yes! Just change the wires. The lamp doesn't care where the electricity comes from. Read More
Can both the red and black wires from the ceiling be connected together with the new black wire from the light fixture?
Yes, but know that both switches will have to be off for power to stop flowing to the light and either switch will turn the light on. Read More
How do you install a ceiling light that is running off two swithches my new fixture has 1 white wire and 1 black wire. the ceiling box has white and red and black are capped together?
This question isn't clear. Read More
Sure. Get a recessed light that is designed to be installed in "old Work". You must hav eenough room in ceiling to contain the recessed light. There may be some issues in some locations where the recessed fixture may overheat if for instance there is insulation around the fixture. Light should have an over temp cutoff. There should be a template with recessed light and a built in box to wire in the power from… Read More
Yes, also you could try a lower wattage lamp that will still fit into the same fluorescent fixture. Read More
Yes, you should be able to. (1) Make sure that the circuit breaker to that fixture is de-activated. (2) Remove the celiing fixture and unfasten the fixture from the two wires going into it from the junction box (usually held together by wire nuts). (3) Attach the wires coming from the junction box to the terminals of the new outlet you will be using. (4) secure the outlet to the junction box. (5) Re-activate the… Read More
What would cause a ceiling fan's lights and fan to stop working while the small LED on the wall switch still lights when it is switched on?
That led is only showing that there is power to the switch and/or the light and fan fixture. You would have to check the power at the fixture to determine if it is actually in the switched feed or the fan/light assembly. Read More
Is is ok if the lighting fixture ground wire is wrapped around the bottom of the chain and the ground wire from the light box is connected to the ground screw on the mounting crossbar?
If you are referring to a porcelain or plastic ceiling light fixture most do not have a place to connect the ground wire. You cannot ground these type fixtures. Just connect the ground wire to the mounting crossbar and forget about connecting it to the light itself. It is on the ceiling and will never be touched unless you change the bulb and then you will have the switch in the off position. It is… Read More
Recessed Lighting Fixture Cans are manufactured to accept certain types of trim for the type of Recessed Rough in "Can". Check with the manufacturer of the recessed "can" to determine if the rough in "can" will accept the desired 3" light fixture. If not, then the existing 6" Recessed Lighting Fixture "Cans" will need to be removed and replaced with the 3" can in order to accept the desired trim. If the "cans" have been… Read More
How do you wire a ceiling light fixture to a receptacle that has two black wires and two white wires?
Black is Hot and White is Neutral and there should also be a bare ground wire. One black/white/bare cable is supply for receptacle and the other is connected in parallel and goes to another outlet. You need your ceiling fixture connected to one of the wires coming into the receptacle box, Black to Black, White to White and Bare to Bare. However, assume you want to be able to switch the ceiling light with a… Read More
It is another name for a porcelain lamp holder. You don't see many porcelain ones any more they are now made of plastic. They are ceiling mounted and a bare light bulb just screws into them. Read More
The light is wired the same as any voltage fixture. Bring the source voltage to the fixture and connect it to the two fixture wires. If you want to control the off-on of the fixture take the source voltage to a switch first and then out of the switch to the light fixture. Read More
As long as it's a regular incandescent light fixture, and the sockets will accept US bulbs, with provisions for grounding, then yes. You may need to upgrade the wiring to a heavier guage; I'd suggest 14 guage stranded wire through the entire fixture. If it's not incandescent, then no, unless it has a multi-tap ballast. Read More
Ok I bought an apartment with a recessed light fixture in the shower. The bulb blew out and its been driving me nuts trying to figure out how to fix it, but I finally figured it out. The lens cover sits absolutely flush against the ceiling. I put my fingernails beneath the rim of cover (around the outside of the fixture between it and the ceiling) and pulled straight down as hard as I could… Read More