Some dimmers will buzz because of low load. Lutron sells a solution LUT-MLC.
The dimmer switch must be an LED switch. Try Lutron Maestro 150-Watt Single-Pole/3-Way/Multi-Location Digital CFL-LED Dimmer in White. (Model # 203489683)
It is made to replace screw type (base E26) light bulbs in an existing can. We do not recommend clipping the base off and replacing with a plug, but it certainly could work. Please make sure to follow all safety precautions before attempting electrical work.
Under "Product Overview" section of this webpage, there is a section for called "Info & Guides." Click on the "Compatibility Chart" for a list of compatible dimmers.
You should always disconnect the power supply when working with electricity. So ... Yes
You need to buy retrofit c- clamps like "Sea Gull Lighting 14610" and install them in the cans.
To my knowledge they only come with the torsion springs.
This is caused by a fault in the supply current. You have a serious and possibly dangerous fault somewhere in your electrical system. Call an electrician to troubleshoot thing as soon as possible.
It is already white. That being said, it can be painted almost any color with a good quality spray-paint and proper tape off and surface preparation.
no but the plastic turns "up" for the last just under 1/4" and the spring holds it up very tight to the ceiling. I put one in my master bathroom and there does not appear to be any leakage