led light fixtures: Beware The Cheap LED Light Fixture! - 06/07/18 02:26 AM
This is a head's up - beware the cheap LED light fixture!
We have a 20 year old house, which we built.  It was time to upgrade the fluorescent kitchen light fixture.  I wanted LED.
Looking around I wanted one that provided good light, lots of lumens.
Watts measure the amount of energy a light bulb uses.  But lumens are the indicator of the amount of light.
LED lights are made up of many small points of light sources.
What I didn't know then was that when one buys an LED light fixture, the weight of the fixture and points of light sizes (called "chips") are essential.
The … (82 comments)

led light fixtures: Handymen Should Not Do Electrical Installations - 06/08/12 08:38 PM
Truly, handymen should not do electrical installations.  This is an older house, from the late 60s, with one light fixture location for the kitchen and nothing for an eating area nearby.  It has been rented for some time.  The owners are in the Middle East and there is no property manager.  They have had a realtor friend handling the tenant turnover and upkeep for some time.
My buyers are not in town either.  They are also on the other side of the world doing the same thing as the sellers.  The buyers and the sellers met each other through an in-house … (41 comments)

 
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