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New Lightbulbs Do Not Fit My Garage Door Opener

When I went to change the lightbulb on my electric garage door opener I ran into a surprise and I can't be the only one.  I couldn't find a lightbulb that fit!  The old burnt out 60 watt incandescent lightbulb that I removed could not be replaced by one of the new 60 watt LED equivalents.  Unfortunately I didn't realize this would be a problem and I didn't stockpile any of the old lightbulbs before they became extinct. The LED lightbulbs have an extended portion above the base before the glass portion of the bulb.  This built up portion blocked the lightbulb from going into my fixture opening.  I tried several brands of LED bulbs with the same result.  A CFL bulb has a similar built up portion and also wouldn't fit through my fixture opening. The portion of the bulb above the base prevented this LED lightbulb from fitting my electric garage door opener. To solve this problem, I found Chromalux full spectrum lightbulbs will fit.  They continue to be the

Slate House Number Sign Modified For Lawn Mount

Our slate address signs are popular for wall mounting but what happens if you want to lawn mount one?  Customer Randy Rettenberger did just that with our P1071 number sign with pine tree design .  First he framed it out, then he put a stake on it.  See these photos of how Randy used the product.

Hanging Address Sign

Last month we modified our wall mounted oval house sign at customer request to create a hanging 2-sided sign.  The finished result is shown here hanging from a decorative steel bracket that we also supplied.  This hanging sign is now available in 3 sizes.  Details at this link: Comfort House P2387 Hanging Address Sign