Extension Cord Safety TIPS Match the cord size to the power required Watts are most common measurement of power used Look at label of tool, appliance, etc. for watts USE list below to match watts to wire gauge CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! Select Right Size I get quite a few […]
Have recessed lighting with a mind of its own? Your recessed lights go off and on without the switch being activated? Are you getting ready to add extra insulation in your attic? If so, avoid problems and take a few moments to read this column.
Dimmer Switch SAFETY TIPS Most dimmer switches rated for 600 watts Convert unused electricity to HEAT Electric heaters 1200 watts, or more! Wall switches could operate a full or half a wall outlet Use RED Sharpie pen to mark outlets CLICK HERE to subscribe to Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter Plugged in Space Heater Several weeks ago a […]
LED Bulb Flicker Each week someone asks me, "Why do LED lights flicker?" or "Why do my LED lights flicker?" The answer is very straightforward if you remember one or two classes from your high school physics class. What Causes LED Lights to Flicker? LED lights flicker because the actual LED is instant on and […]
A week ago I installed two of the mrBEAMS 360 LED spotlights. The ones I put in were white, but you can get them in dark brown too. These exterior spotlights are: powered by three D batteries activated by motion stay on for just 30 seconds unless they continue to sense motion can talk to […]
DEAR TIM: Now that we're past Christmas, it's full steam ahead on our kitchen remodel. One of the things that I've never liked about our kitchen is the drab lighting. All we have is an ancient surface mounted center light that takes two 75-watt bulbs. There are shadows everywhere. If I could hand you a […]
SATCO Products Recalls KolourOne LED Light Bulbs Due to Risk of Injury WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Name of Product: KolourOne Brand Panel Array 2.0 and DUO 2.0 PAR LED Light Bulbs […]
Lamp post lights will light up a dark rural street. Installing the post pole could be an issue depending upon your soil. Once the lamp post is set, you will need to run electric to it or use a solar energy light.
There are countless ways to use sconce lighting in your home. Lighting wall sconces can be used outdoors as well as indoors. A wall sconce light has to be properly sized and located at the proper height.