Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.
- Cordless drill
- Non-contact voltage tester
- Wire stripper/cutter
Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.
- 8-ft. fluorescent fixture (electronic ballast)
- 4 ft bulbs (CRI of 85 or better)
- 1/2 in. electrical bushing
- Wire nuts
- 1-5/8 in. screws