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Changing a lightbulb in my bathroom Light/fan combo

The solution is to eliminate the light bulb. Light bulbs are a hold-over from the days when a typical light bulb lifetime was 1,000 hours. An LED bulb can last 25,000 hours or more. An integrated LED ...
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Wiring smart switch

WARNING Be careful what you are doing, you are not very experienced with electricity, and it can kill you. On top, someone spray painted the wires in the box and now they all look white. Here are your ...
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Wiring smart switch

You are in luck. The big group of white wires on the left of your picture are your neutrals. They need to remain hooked up together. You can see the bare ground wires twisted together in the back of ...
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How to heatproof an eastward sliding glass door

It's no use blocking the heat inside, it's already got in. You have to stop the sun from hitting the glass. Just about all German houses have external window blinds which you can roll up and down with ...
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How to heatproof an eastward sliding glass door

One option is to use special insulating cloth as a curtain backer, and hang it so it's as close to the window as possible, and so it reaches right down to either the floor or the window sill, if there ...
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How to heatproof an eastward sliding glass door

The blinds absorb energy from the sun, but your problem is... they're inside. So the sun just heats the blinds, which then heat the room. Blinds or curtains make the room darker, but they do nothing ...
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How to heatproof an eastward sliding glass door

Since you have so much heat coming in, you either do not have dual pane glass, or the seal between the glass is leaking, otherwise you would not feel the heat. Few ways to block the sun. Depending if ...
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How to connect exhaust fan switch to bathroom light switch?

Let's start with the obivius. Is the pull chain switch strong enough for fan and light. Probably not, but you need to check the rating on it and replace it with right type Second problem. You need to ...
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Replacing 3-way Light Switch Confusion

With some help from others, we concluded the old switch is simple 2 way switch, not a 3 way switch. It has 2 wires connected to same terminal. If it is no longer working just replace it with normal ...
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