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How to get better light from our Compact Fluorescents

Posted by fatlady (My Page) on
Mon, Jan 25, 10 at 11:42

We live in California, and when our contractor installed compact Fluorescents in our closet, they just don't seem to give off enough light. Our closets are about 5' x 2 1/2' by 9' tall. My pantry has the same problem (sized at about 7 1/2 ' by 3' by 9" tall.

Can anyone recommend a size or brand/type of fluorsecents safe to install in a closet that would provide more light?

Thanks so much.


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RE: How to get better light from our Compact Fluorescents

There's nothing wrong with using aluminum foil attached firmly to the ceiling so that you create a reflector.

You can get a double socket adapter stilll at some places
online that turns a single socket into a double socket.

Or you can increase the wattage at great cost. Over 27
watts the prices go up because the demand is low.


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