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Rembrandt Builders

Since 1985 we have been building homes and communities throughout the Washington Baltimore area.

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Do you have to use a specific light bulb when using a dimmer switch.
Aug 22, 2016
Dimmer switch plates will tend to get hotter with bulbs that are not suited for them. Standard halogen or incandescent bulbs work great. If using CFL's for the lighting they should be specifically for ... read more
Do you have to use a specific light bulb when using a dimmer switch.

Mike Goldberg of RestoreCore PRO answered:

Jul 21, 2016
Good information above,  Most fourescant bulbs can not be dimmed without special ballast and dimmer.  The dimmer should be rated for the total watts of the bulbs used.  If using LED bulbs make sure th ... read more

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