Overhead light flickering

Old 01-30-17, 01:22 PM
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Overhead light flickering

We have an overhead light in our basement that flutters on and off every time someone walks on the kitchen floor above. Any tips on fixing this?
Old 01-30-17, 01:35 PM
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Welcome to the forums! It could be a bad bulb, or a bulb that is not securely in the socket. With the power off, remove the bulb, and with a pair of needle nose pliers pull the central contact away a little so it protrudes more at an angle. Sometimes they flatten out to where there is arcing. Let us know if any of this helps.

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