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#93093 - 05/02/05 06:18 AM Liability this is scary
Reel-Break Offline

Registered: 04/04/02
Posts: 179
Loc: nc
Talked to a freind the other day he installed some lighting and removed the white stickers on the base 60 watt max well some how they put in a larger bulbs and fried the wiring homeowner says his fault because he removed the labels. Hell doesn`t everyone.I finished a house yesterday and the outside fixtures had big white sticker on the glass 60 max of coarse I installed a 60 and removed the ugly sticker.

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#93094 - 05/02/05 06:40 AM Re: Liability this is scary
Roger Offline

Registered: 05/18/02
Posts: 1779
Loc: N.C.
Reel-Break, manufacturers safety warnings and instructions must remain on the equipment. Your friend (and yourself) may have just learned an expensive lesson.

If the homeowner removes these stickers so be it.


#93095 - 05/02/05 04:59 PM Re: Liability this is scary
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Registered: 05/27/03
Posts: 2837
Loc: S.F.,CA USA
I get asked to remove them from time to time and wont do it. Because they also want you to remove the sticky goo too. Damaged a frosted glass fixture like that once, won't do it again.

I have also been known to put new ones on when the old one aren't legible, or missing. Any excuse to pull out a label maker really. But I'll go out on service calls for cans and find over-lamped trims where the owner couldn't figure out which trim they had and lamp to use, and out comes the label maker.
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