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And they're not exactly in places you have to look at them all of the time. You're in a closet once or twice a day - and the second bedroom almost never (unless someone is occupying that room). Pantry could see more use. The garage is almost the definition of functional unless you're a car collector.

For the record, I like LEDs. But why replace lights that work and aren't costing a lot of money to use?

Every room is being painted, including the closets. Also she doesn't like the light quality of the fluorescent bulbs. In the case of the master closet, there isn't enough light now with the current fixture. She would rather get them installed now instead of having to touch up paint later if the new fixture is smaller than the old one. Yes, white flat ceiling paint is easy to touch up. This decision is not based on energy savings and resulting money savings from less energy.

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