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We have 6 recessed lights in a room. I can only install 5

We have 6 recessed lights in a room. I can only install 5 because the 6th will always burn out. Even the very moment I install the bulb, it burns out. Thanks.

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A barn is located 400' from house service. Ran aerial 2 #4

A barn is located 400' from house service. Ran aerial 2 #4 al wires with messenger to a made up panel with a 2 pole disconnect switch with 20A fuses .Tapped a 50A 2 pole breaker at service. Drove 2 6ft copper ground rods to establish 2 20A 120V circuits each with 2 duplex receptacles. Voltage measured at barn - 244V line to line - one leg [A] to neutral 118V - other leg 125v to neutral. Plug in one 100 cfl bulb voltage A leg to neutral 90V - B leg 98V. Plug in sawzall [ both cir A & B ] with trigger pulled voltage dropped to 13V & saw will not run -BUT with saw plugged into circuit A voltage to neutral in circuit B is 233V and vice versa. What is wrong?

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I'm replacing G24 4pin CFL bulbs with LED ballast compatible

I'm replacing G24 4pin CFL bulbs with LED ballast compatible bulbs. several of the new LED's are flashing, so I replaced the ballast in one of the lights and that fixed that problem. But this is a big project and i would need 16 more ballast that cost about $25 each. can I bypass the ballast? I,m thinking Line to the 2 blue and neutral to the 2 red.

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I am installing a new ceiling fan with light kit to replace

Hello, I am installing a new ceiling fan with light kit to replace an older model. The issue I am having is that the room has 4 can lights as well that are being ran of the Hunter 21872 switch that is currently installed. After installing the fan, the can lights are no longer responsive to the dimmer switch but the fan works 4.0. Any tips?JA: Sometimes electrical issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Electrician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts.Customer: Ok terrificJA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?Customer: YesJA: Anything else we should know to help you best?Customer: Not at this timeJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Electrician about your situation and then connect you two.

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I purchased a led dimmable flood light on circi : Circuit

I purchased a led dimmable flood light on circiJA: Sometimes electrical issues that that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Electrician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.Customer: Circuit controlled bya GE 15313 gigital timer. It says not to use with cfl or flourecent buldJA: Is there anything else the Electrician should be aware of?Customer: Bulbs but nothing about not with led...what about led??JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Electrician about your situation and then connect you two.

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Building my own house, did electrical myself. On finish, have

Building my own house, did electrical myself. On finish, have a problem with 2 of the 4 AFCI circuits. Both work fine with standard breakers so no shorts. The breakers don't trip until I plug something in or turn on a light. I've tried switching breakers with a known good one. I've used tester to check wiring to proper sides of receptacles. Have CFL, LED, & LED rope w/transformer on these circuits. I'm about to start opening all boxes, look for a ground touching a neutral. But thought I'd ask first. Thank you for any input.

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G., I am installing new lighting/wiring in a living room. It

For Mike G.Mike,I am installing new lighting/wiring in a living room. It will be LED 4” . There will be 6 new lights. Is the Romex 12/2 the way to go? The 2 lights below the wet bar in the living room are going to be at a new dimmer next to an existing switch in the den. The question was going to be how to wire new dimmer to lights but forgot to take a picture of the inside of the existing switch/box so I will get back to you on that. Same for the 4 lights on the other side of the livingroom/bay window. They will be next to existing but on dimmer by entry.They want a heat lamp in second bath. Is a fan required with that? Same Romex? Regular switch?

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I have a 1 year old hampton ceilig fan with lights and

i have a 1 year old hampton ceilig fan with lights and remote control.the lights turn on by themselfs every now and then the fan turned on for the first time last night. any ideas?Thanks ,***** *****o

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I put a plug adapter in a canister light socket lights which

I put a plug adapter in a canister light socket for pendant lights which take 4 bulbs. Can I safely use 4 60w bulbs since there is no heat in the canister?

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