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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…
Replace the ballast when your fluorescent light flickers or makes an annoying hum. The repair will only take about 10 minutes.
When fluorescent bulbs go bad, there may be a problem with the fixture. Learn simple repairs for the most common problems.
Use special motion-activated switches rated for electronic (rather than magnetic) ballasts in most new fluorescent lights. Check the ballast in…
Light up your closet with slim profile fluorescent lights connected to a motion detector switch that activates the lights when you open the…
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…
Fluorescent bulbs can go for years without replacement—even when the ends start to blacken. Don't worry about them until the light they…
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