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Thanks for counting on us to help with your electrical issue. My name is ***** ***** I look forward to helping you! Let me review your question! When you say 60 watts are they new or old bulbs?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
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Electrician: George Smith, Master Electrician replied 4 months ago

You can have 1440 watts on a 15 amp circuit which is equivalent to 24 bulbs!

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