Track Lighting

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  1. Jan 12, 2012 #1

    volcan_98

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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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    isola96

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  3. Jan 13, 2012 #3

    speedy petey

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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.
     
  4. Jan 13, 2012 #4

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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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