Fluorescent Light projects
How to Replace a Fluorescent Light Ballast
Replace the ballast when your fluorescent light flickers or makes an annoying hum. The repair will only take about 10 minutes.
How to Achieve Better Garage Lighting
Light up your shop with inexpensive, 8-ft.long fluorescent light fixtures. With electronic ballasts and bulbs with a color rendering index of…
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Fluorescent Light Repair
Older fluorescent light fixtures that flicker or only light up part way may just need a new —a less expensive repair than a bulb. You’ll…
How to Replace a Fluorescent Light Bulb
When fluorescent bulbs go bad, there may be a problem with the fixture. Learn simple repairs for the most common problems.
Switch to Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Save Energy
Compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) come in a variety of sizes and colors. Learn about different types, where and where not to use them, and how…
How to Find the Correct Motion-Activated Switch for Fluorescent Lights
Use special motion-activated switches rated for electronic (rather than magnetic) ballasts in most new fluorescent lights. Check the ballast in…
Fluorescent Closet Light Fixtures
Light up your closet with slim profile fluorescent lights connected to a motion detector switch that activates the lights when you open the…
Tips for Replacing Fluorescent Bulbs
Fluorescent bulbs can go for years without replacement—even when the ends start to blacken. Don't worry about them until the light they…
Save Money by Upgrading Fluorescent Fixtures
T-12 fluorescent bulbs, long used in garages and shops, are being replaced by energy-saving T-8 bulbs. However, you'll probably need to replace…