How to Achieve Better Garage Lighting

Upgrade your shop lighting with new fluorescent fixtures

Required Tools for this Project

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

Required Materials for this Project

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