There's a Better Way: A Work Light for Cramped Conditionscomments (0) March 11th, 2009 in Blogs
Video Length: 1:01
Produced by: John Ross
Reader Peter J. Gootos, of Grapevine, TX, had to make some urgent plumbing repairs under a kitchen sink, and hunted around for his flashlight, only to find its batteries were dead. After reluctantly setting up a 300w halogen work light in the base cabinet, poor Peter scorched himself twice and kicked over the lamp several times. His solution for low-heat, battery-free lighting is a rope light, made from flexible, clear PVC. In this video, Fine Homebuilding editor Charles Miller shows you how drop lights earned their name, and why rope lights are a better choice.
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