Lighting + Lighting Design
1960sModernistHomeElectrician wiring your own house.
9 April 2016
You're welcome to look at my own home here viewtopic.php?f=53&t=82091 where I have used some creative lighting. Photos are not that great so if you want to see better…
1960sModernistHomeLights flickering when off!
13 March 2016
If the lights are 2-way switched, the cause is 99% likely caused by induced voltage in the 2 way "strap" cable. 2 way switching is normally wired using a cable with two…
Leksie5000Which E27 globe for this light fitting ?
11 March 2016
The one Fat Shack vintage stock are made by Mercator. Check out Mercator website. We got ours for nearly half their price from a local wholesaler. Custom knockdown…
1960sModernistHomeDo you think these pendants would work with our high ceiling
3 March 2016
I hope you don't purchase it. I think it would be to high. 18 ft is way to much . It should be lower. Ideally 10 ft from the floor. Check out http://www.lumentrade.com…
Leksie5000(Another) pendant light size question
12 February 2016
Yeah I know what you mean about the gut. The app isn't that useful sadly as nothing is to scale, lights are too big, but it's a bit of fun! I can imagine in a completed…
1960sModernistHomeDo I have to pay for a lighting design?
14 January 2016
We do lighting designs for USD $ 10 Check out http://www.lumentrade.com for latest lighting models. We are an online lighting portal for all types of Lighting
tinkaroosNeed to buy LED MR16 7W philips online
2 December 2015
Hi All, Looking to buy 32 Philips LED 7Watt from online, can you please suggest a reliable place to buy. I was buying from ebay lately but had couple of bad experiences…
1960sModernistHomeUsing an indoor ceiling oyster light on an outside balcony?
30 November 2015
It'll be full of bugs and dust before the end of the first month. Generally on a balcony we would use either a "bulkhead" luminaire or a surface mounted exterior…
1960sModernistHomeAdding 2 wall sconces-use the same light switch as existing?
24 November 2015
Anything can be done, it depends on cable access and how it's built, and how willing you are to patch and paint walls and ceiling. I suggest you get an electrician around…
stevie_slothOne existing light fitting in ceiling...can two lights work?
23 November 2015
Cool, thank you so much! I think fan and light combo it is (the ceiling is vermiculite and we don't want to mess with it! lol)
alexander_456Using American lights and online suppliers
28 October 2015
My son lives in America. They used to get the lighting stuff from this supplier https://www.mrosupply.com/lighting/ . As muh as I know, they do not have any problems.
AlthomRetrofit LED Globes for Ceiling Fan Lights?
24 October 2015
Have fitted these now. Lighting from two off 6.8W LED globes is as good as was previously achieved with 2 off 15W CFL's although we have moved from warm white to cool…
1960sModernistHomeHelp needed with light fittings
25 September 2015
Not quite sure what you mean by "glass diffuser too harsh" as the ones with a deep reflector and clear glass cover are low glare. The LED chip is set back into the…
OrpheusLED down lights & recommended electricians - Sydney
22 September 2015
Our builder electrican is charging us $130 per LED light fully installed. We plan to install around 80 lights so it's quite pricey! I should of became an electrican!
SpottiswoodeHELP with LED downlight layout & power points!
4 September 2015
Are you likely to have a workbench in the garage? Get a light put over the top of that too. I also prefer a big flouro to batten light in the garage, you get a better…
SpottiswoodeIs 2 led light enough for study room
21 August 2015
Our kids bedrooms have 2 led downlights and I think they are plenty bright enough. I'm not sure of the specs though as it wasn't installed by us. Extension lead is an…
oneJohnRecessed light options
18 August 2015
It sounds like you're after a downlight that takes E27 globes? Something like this? http://www.wellsaving.com/E27-100W-CFL- ... p-416.html You may find something like…
1960sModernistHomeHow much does it cost for track lighting under pelmet?
18 August 2015
I've done this in several areas of my house. It's difficult for me to say how much it would cost because I did it all myself (former electrician here). Does a very nice…
trixeePremium Ruby downlights
23 July 2015
Star lights are basically low wattage downlights: http://premiumlighting.com.au/product/d ... starlight/ We bought some of the Ruby lights to test them out with our…