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My new light fixture is rated for 60W bulbs. Is it OK to use 75W bulbs if I want the room to be brighter?
No. This could cause a serious fire hazard, as the bulbs could get too hot and melt parts of the fixture and even catch on...
With lamp wiring, there is a ribbed side and a smooth side. Unscrew the light switch. Strip and twist your wire. The ribbed side will go to the...
They are designed to indicate their use, but be careful, because they are not always hooked correctly. Hot wires, those carrying current at full...
A combination wire stripper tool has openings that fit different sizes of wire. When a wire is put into the correct one and pulled it will remove...
You will have to look at your transformer to determine what its maximum wattage is. Most bulbs are four watts, but they come in different wattages,...
My fluorescent fixture does not seem to be putting out as much light as it used to. Could the tube be failing?
If the entire tube is dim, it may simply need washing. Try removing it and wiping it with a damp...
Working tubes usually have a gray tinge on the ends, but dark gray or black is a sign that the tube is...
First find the sensor and see if it is being obscured by something. If not, you can probably just replace this...
Older, delayed-start fluorescent lights flicker when they first light up. If this last more than a couple of seconds, make sure the starter is...
You need to know how many bulbs there are and how long they are. However, make sure you check the starter before you change the ballast. In fact,...
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