How many recessed lights can I put on one circuit?

Answer The number of recessed lights that you can install on one circuit depends on the amount of watts used. Lowe's Home Improvement states that a single circuit can hold up to 400 watts (which would acc... Read More »

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How to Determine How Many Recessed Lights Can Be Added Without Overloading the Circuit?

Here's a simple calculation you can make to determine how much power can safely run in a circuit without blowing the breaker.

How far apart should recessed lights be?

Recessed lights should be placed apart at a length equal to half the height of the ceiling, according to Pegasus Associates Lighting. For example, if you have a 12-foot ceiling, recessed lights sho... Read More »

What is wrong if you shut off the electricity at the circuit box and had to shut off a few to find the right circuit to change a fixture and now your pool lights and kitchen ceiling fan do not work?

Sometimes when you shut down a circuit breaker it doesn't go all the way back to the on position. Try shutting them off again, making sure they go fully to the off position then flip them on making... Read More »

How to Change Recessed Lights?

Recessed lighting can change the look of any room, and is the standard in many new homes. Most new homes have recessed lights in areas over countertops. When light bulbs burn out, replacing one i... Read More »