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Old 01-12-2012, 11:29 AM  
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When I remodeled my house, I put a couple of sets of track lighting in the basement. They're attached to the ceiling and I wired them into a couple of wall switches. They worked great at first, but I kept having to replace bulbs every couple of months. I don't leave them on constantly and now I think some of the sockets are burnt out. Its been a while since I put them up and I'm wondering if I should replace them or if I messed up the install and can get by doing something less expensive.


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Old 01-12-2012, 11:34 AM  
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What watt bulbs are you using?

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Old 01-12-2012, 09:06 PM  
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Basement lights are notorious for burning out fast. It's from the vibration from upstairs traffic.

Track lighting would have been about the last thing I would choose for a basement.
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Replace the bulbs with fan duty bulbs.
I would have gone with can lights not track lights.
What to have them point at a picture or a wall just add eye ball trim rings.
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