To wire a security light, turn the current off, assemble the light, and make the proper wire connections. Always use the utmost level of caution when dealing with electricity, and do not hesitate to contact a professional electrician for help.
A:To wire a security light, turn the current off, assemble the light, and make the proper wire connections. Always use the utmost level of caution when dealing with electricity, and do not hesitate to contact a professional electrician for help.
A:People need exposure to light because sunlight provides ultraviolet B (UBV) rays that help the body produce vitamin D. Vitamin D helps balance the calcium that the body needs in order to maintain healthy bones and teeth. The amount of sun exposure a person needs depends on the climate.
A:To install a chandelier, insert a fan brace into the ceiling, attach the chandelier to it and connect the chandelier to the nearest wiring box. The required supplies are a chandelier, a fan brace, a ladder, insulated gloves, a flat screwdriver, twist-on wire connecting caps, a small pry bar and a wrench. This procedure usually takes about 90 minutes.
A:For a standard 8-foot ceiling, a pendant light typically hangs 12-20 inches below, which is 84 to 76 inches above the floor. For every additional foot of ceiling height, the pendant-light drop length increases by 3 inches, according to Better Homes and Gardens.
A:LEDs (light emitting diodes) are brighter than incandescent or halogen bulbs of the same wattage, but LED bulbs are not available in high wattages. Some of the brightest LED flood lamps use 11-12 watts and emit light comparable to a 50-watt incandescent bulb.
A:When hanging a chandelier over a bed, the bottom of the chandelier should be approximately 7 feet from the floor, according to SFGate. This height can be achieved by shortening the chain on the chandelier.
A:Although it is commonly believed that Thomas Alva Edison invented the incandescent light bulb, he actually just improved on light bulbs detailed in a 1875 patent he bought from two other inventors, Henry Woodward and Matthew Evans.
A:Remove a stuck light bulb using a piece of duct tape, a bar of soap or a potato. The likelihood of the bulb breaking is high so gloves and eye protection should be worn while trying to loosen a stuck bulb.
A:Because they do not produce heat like many standard light bulbs, LED lights are a good option for overhead lighting in the kitchen. LED lights also have other benefits, including saving energy and reducing maintenance time and costs.
A:Outdoor lighting timers can be used to control landscape lighting, lamp post lights, accents lights and even flood lights. Security lighting can also be connected to a timer, turning on just before dusk and off after dawn.
A:Find Lithonia Lighting products at home improvement centers such as The Home Depot and Ace Hardware, or buy them from numerous retailers and sales agents located throughout the country. Some online options include Amazon.com and LightingDirect.com.
A:Discount Tiffany-style lamps are available online from stores such as Lamps Plus, Amazon.com and Overstock.com for a few hundred dollars. Genuine Tiffany lamps, which sell at auction houses such as Fontaine's Auction Gallery, fetch several thousands of dollars to over $1 million per lamp.
A:Solar-powered hanging garden lights are available for purchase online at Amazon, Plow & Hearth and Bed Bath & Beyond. Each retailer has a unique collection of outdoor solar lighting products with different features.
A:A 100-watt incandescent bulb is comparable to a 23 to 30 watt compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulb. While some CFL manufacturers prominently display the equivalent ratings, in most cases a bulb that provides 1600 to 1800 lumens is a suitable replacement.
A:T8 bulbs are fluorescent bulbs, first introduced in the United States in 1981 as an energy-efficient replacement for standard 40-watt bulbs. T8 bulbs are available in different wattages, straight or U-shaped configurations and different socket configurations, including single pin, bi-pin or recessed double contacts.
A:A three-way light bulb has two different filaments inside, each with different wattage for the low and medium light settings, which combine for the bright setting. For instance, a 30-watt filament for low and a 70-watt filament for medium combine for a 100-watt light.
A:An E26 light bulb refers to any bulb with a medium-sized base. In the United States, medium indicates that the base of the bulb is 1 inch in diameter. Other terms used to reference a medium base include standard and Edison.
A:Lithonia Lighting has a catalog included in Acuity Brands' Product Selection Guide, which customers can view as an online interactive guide, download as a PDF or order as a printed copy. Lithonia Lighting takes up pages 13 to 113 in the guide as of 2015.