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CFL and LED Lighting Upgrades

Can I safely replace a 60watt incandescent light bulb with a CFL or LED Lamp? Replacing Light Bulbs with CFL or LED Lights.

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CFL and LED Lamps for Light Fixtures
Electrical Question: Can I safely replace a 60watt incandescent bulb with a 60 watt CFL?

I need information about using a Higher Watt Compact Fluorescent in a Light Fixture.

According to information I have:

Again the bathroom is not well lit enough now.

Thank you.

This electrical wiring question came from: Martin, a Homeowner from Auburndale, New York.
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Martin.

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