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Hi, we are redoing our kitchen and I want and need to change our overhead lighting. both myself & hubby are handicap, I saw on the show that there is a light fixture that you don't need to change the light blub. I hope you know what I am talking about and where to buy the fixture. thank you. Sharon Stover

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

We haven't signed the contract with the contractor yet so it will be at least 3 weeks.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

No, the contractor has a electrician.

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

No thank you just the light fixture

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Home Improvement
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Home Improvement Expert: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 1 year ago
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Home Improvement Expert: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 1 year ago

Hello… my name is ***** ***** I am very knowledgeable in this subject to help answer your question, would you like my expert advice today?

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Home Improvement Expert: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 1 year ago

Was this what you were looking for? LED lighting comes in many styles and forms, and your electrician can help you decide what is best for your kitchen. You might also consider tube lighting, which is basically a skylight only tube shaped. Of course this won't work too well at night, but during the daytime it adds a lot of natural light inside the home.

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Home Improvement Expert: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 1 year ago

As a qualified expert, I am only able to offer you some basic and specific advice via this email/text, which may or may not have been sufficient enough to answer your question right now to your satisfaction.

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Home Improvement Expert: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 1 year ago

I hope you found this advice helpful. Should you have additional questions, just let me know.

Thanks again and good luck,

Dave

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Sorry, I thought I answered this, I said thank you LED was what I was
looking for. going today to look at some light fixtures that have LED
lighting. again. Thank you
Home Improvement Expert: David Bowden, General Contractor replied 1 year ago

O​k happy to know I was able to help solve your question, I am not seeing if you have answered the satisfactory rating yet, I do ask you take a few seconds to please complete the 5 star rating questionnaire, a positive selection would be very much appreciated.

Thanks again,

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