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How to Wire Fluorescent Light Fixtures

How to Wire Fluorescent Light Fixtures

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-10-06Views:130

Wiring fluorescent light fixtures is a common job for the do-it-yourselfer. Due to their greener profile, the operating cost and improved quality, fluorescent lights are a popular choice for both homes and businesses. Whether you need to install a ne[More]

How to Remodel Ceiling Light Fixtures

How to Remodel Ceiling Light Fixtures

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-04-23Views:130

Older light fixtures, unless they have a classic antique look, can make a house look dated. New fixtures, which are very affordable at home improvement stores, can set the tone for a new look for each room. Although the ceiling area is not the focal[More]

How to Transform a Light Fixture into a Swag Lamp

How to Transform a Light Fixture into a Swag Lamp

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-04-28Views:130

Often centred in the ceiling, the position of your light fixtures may not work with your furniture. A drop fixture positioned over a kitchen or dining area table may be so far off centre that people walk into it. You don't have to call a electrician[More]

How to Remove Fluorescent Light Fixtures

How to Remove Fluorescent Light Fixtures

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-03-26Views:130

Fluorescent light fixtures are very energy efficient but not usually considered as decorative as other light fixtures. Removing fluorescent light fixtures can be more complicated than removing traditional light fixtures because fluorescent fixtures a[More]

How to Paint Outdoor Light Fixtures

How to Paint Outdoor Light Fixtures

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-04-16Views:130

Instead of buying a new exterior light fixture to match other hardware, change the colour and style with spray paint. Painting an outdoor light fixture is a simple project. Exterior spray paint is the best product to use for this application. A wide[More]

How to open fluorescent light fixtures

How to open fluorescent light fixtures

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-07-28Views:130

Fluorescent light bulbs burn out over time, and neglecting to change a failing tube may cause damage to your light ballast that can be expensive to fix. You may need to change the bulb in your fixture at home or in the office to maintain a steady lig[More]

How to Remove Canister Light Fixtures

Category:HomeRelease time:2014-02-02Views:130

Canister light fixtures provide one way to add light to a room without the fixture being seen. Canister fixtures are recessed, flush to the ceiling. Removing canister light fixtures to replace them with new styles can seem an impossible task. There a[More]

How to Change a Light Fixture in a Cathedral Ceiling

How to Change a Light Fixture in a Cathedral Ceiling

Category:HealthRelease time:2014-08-03Views:130

Changing a light fixture in a room with a cathedral ceiling can be difficult, because the light fixtures generally cannot be reached with standard ladders. Even if you can reach the fixture, the ladder does not provide enough stability for changing a[More]

How to Paint Metal Light Fixtures

How to Paint Metal Light Fixtures

Category:LifestyleRelease time:2015-04-15Views:130

If you have decided to remodel your plain, metal light fixtures by adding a coat of paint, you will have to contend with a few complications. First, because metal is a hard, nonporous surface, it is highly-resistant to primer and paint adhesion. You[More]

How to Install Outdoor Light Fixtures to Bricks

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-03-07Views:130

Outdoor light fixtures install in the same manner as indoor light fixtures, although the fixtures themselves are slightly different. Outdoor fixtures are made with weatherproof materials designed to resist moisture If the light is going on a brick wa[More]

How Many Can Recessed Light Fixtures Should Be Used Together?

How Many Can Recessed Light Fixtures Should Be Used Together?

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-04-30Views:130

Fixtures supplying light to a workspace need to be sized and spaced to provide even and ample amount of light. Use as many recessed light fixtures as needed to illuminate the work area. Less for Affect Recessed can lights are often used as an unobtru[More]

How to Install Bathroom Light Fixtures With Two Black & Two White Wires

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-08-05Views:130

A bathroom light fixture can be substituted for a plain bulb in the ceiling of a bathroom. To wire the fixture correctly, connect the wires from the fixture to the wires in the electrical junction box inside the ceiling plate. The black and white wir[More]

How to Add a Light Fixture to an Existing Circuit

How to Add a Light Fixture to an Existing Circuit

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-10-12Views:130

Changing a ceiling fixture in the home can have a dramatic effect. Hanging a chandelier or a flush-mounted light can change the feel of the room. Many ceilings have an existing circuit available for hanging a light. It doesn't require a great amount[More]

How to Wire Wall Light Fixtures

How to Wire Wall Light Fixtures

Category:HomeRelease time:2012-10-19Views:130

Many options are available for homeowners looking to spice up the look of their wall light fixtures. A quick trip to any home improvement or hardware store will reveal countless design choices for light fixtures--from country to Tuscan to ultra-moder[More]

How to attach a light fixture junction box to a wall if there is no stud

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-03-18Views:130

Remodelling work presents all kinds of challenges. One of the most common is a wall stud or ceiling joist not being right where you want it. But for simple wiring work, such as adding a light fixture, switch or outlet receptacle, the no-stud problem[More]

How to install a light fixture with double wires

How to install a light fixture with double wires

Category:StyleRelease time:2013-08-04Views:130

Each light bulb in your home receives electricity through two wires. When you have several light sockets in your light fixture, you multiply the number of electrical wires that will need to be connected to a power source. The back side of a light fix[More]

How to Test Fluorescent Light Fixtures

How to Test Fluorescent Light Fixtures

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-09-17Views:130

A fluorescent light is a tube filled with a gas that creates light when electricity is run through it. The ballasts on the sides of the fluorescent tube control the intensity of the electricity that flows through the bulb to excite the mercury vapour[More]

How to cap off light fixture wires

How to cap off light fixture wires

Category:HomeRelease time:2013-10-13Views:130

Most light fixtures come pre-wired with a black and white wire and a bare grounding wire. Proper installation of the fixture requires that these wires be securely fastened to the house wires with twist-on wire connectors. Capping is easy and, if done[More]

How to mount external light fixtures on existing stucco

How to mount external light fixtures on existing stucco

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2014-04-11Views:130

Exterior light fixtures can add character and modernise your home's outdoor appearance. They can be found in a vast array of styles and sizes. They can also add extra security, by lighting otherwise dark areas surrounding your home. Installing an ext[More]

How to Restore Antique Light Fixtures

How to Restore Antique Light Fixtures

Category:HobbiesRelease time:2014-04-15Views:130

An antique light fixture is an exciting flea market find. True antiques can sell for hundreds of dollars through antique stores and dealers. Restoring an antique light fixture almost always involves a thorough cleaning of the fixture. Occasionally, a[More]

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