How to Install a Fluorescent Light

Installing a New Fluorescent Fixture

If you're considering installing a new ballast or a new switch, consider putting in an entirely new fixture. An old fluorescent fixture suffers the same aging effects that an incandescent fixture does. Of course, you can also replace an old incandescent lamp with a new fluorescent model. Either replacement is well within the capabilities of the do-it-yourselfer.

Here are the steps to take when installing a fluorescent fixture:

Step 4: Position fixture against ceiling, and fasten it with screws packaged with new lamp. You may have to reassemble fixture, either before or after mounting it, depending on its style. Restore power.Fluorescent lamps are a great lighting option for your home. And now you can take full advantage of this light source.©Publications Internatioinal, Ltd.