Lighting Installation & Repair

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How to Install an Automatic Light Switch

Use a timer or motion sensor to control illumination.

Make a Stairwell Safer with Automated Lighting

A motion sensor/timer combo can make your stairs much safer.

Light Installation: From Single to Double Mount

We take you step by step for an update on an old light fixture.

6 Common Home Lighting Mistakes

You can't just put a lamp on a table and call it good. Read up on these lighting faux pas you could be making right now.

How to Update Recessed Light Fixtures

It couldn't be easier to update your recessed lights.

How to Replace a Light Ballast

Know when a fluorescent light ballast needs replaced.

How to Wire Ceiling Lights

Wiring ceiling lights is an easy project.

T8 Fixture Installation for Garage Lighting

Light up your garage space with an additional t8 fixture.

How to Test a Light Socket

A light socket is a fixture that holds light bulbs.

How to Test a Light Ballast

Ensure an electrical ballast is working with a simple test.

How to Test a High-pressure Sodium Ballast

These types of lights are commonly found outside.

How to Replace a T12 Ballast with a T8

T12 ballasts are outdated and being phased out.

2 Tips for Converting 230v Power

Convert power for differing needs and foreign current.

Install a Flush Mount Ceiling Fixture

Here's how to install a flush mount ceiling fixture.

How to Wire a Fluorescent Light Fixture

Wiring the new fixture correctly is essential.

Troubleshooting a Mercury Vapor Ballast

The mercury vapor ballast works with mercury vapor lamps.

5 Tips for Installing an Outdoor Light Switch

Here's what to know when installing an outdoor light switch.

5 Tips for Wiring a Dimmer Switch on a Fluorescent Light

Here are some tips to get you headed in the right direction.

Lamp Repair: Troubleshooting a Lamp that Doesn't Work

A lamp is an extremely uncomplicated piece of technology.

Fluorescent Starter Replacement

You may need a new starter for the system.

Troubleshooting Recessed Light Fixtures

Recessed light fixtures are very much in style.

Wiring a Light Switch in the Middle of a Ciruit

A circuit is one large loop with power going out.

How to Install LED Recessed Lights

Installing LED recessed lights is a very simple process.

Install Hard-Wired Under Cabinet Lights

Hardwired under-cabinet lighting offers improved kitchen lighting for little time and effort when using this handy guide.

Fluorescent Light Repair: How to Replace a Socket

Sometimes the problem is a simple one.

Troubleshooting a Chandelier: Lights Not Working

There are many reasons your chandelier light may not work.

Installing a 3-Way Dimmer Switch

A 3-way dimmer switch improves the atmosphere of your space.

How to Install a Sconce Light Fixture

Install a dimly lit sconce to increase ambiance.

6 Different Types of Light Switches

Illuminate the room with the right light switch.

6 Vaulted Ceiling Lighting Options

Vaulted ceilings can present lighting challenges.

How to Fix a Broken Dimmer Switch in Your Home

Fixing a broken dimmer switch is a very simple task.

How to Repair an HID Ballast

Consider these simple repairs before you scrap the system.

How to Replace a Halogen Light Transformer

You don't have to let go of a halogen lamp if the transformer stops working. Replacing it is simple!

Wiring a Light Switch with Multiple Lights

Having multiple lights on one switch is convenient.

Track Lighting Overview

Track lights are a convenient and versatile way to provide task or accent lighting - lighting directed

Save Money with Energy Efficient Lighting

Energy-efficient lighting is one of the most cost-effective options available to local government officials

Recessed Lighting Q and A

Q. My husband installed recessed lighting in the kitchen. The problem is the recessed light bulbs keep

Fluorescent Lighting Q and A Part 2

Q. I replaced one tube in a two-tube incandescent light fixture. Both tubes now are very dim and flicker

How to Wire an HPS Ballast

HPS ballasts are used for many outdoor lighting applications.

How to Wire an HID Ballast

HID Conversion Kits include HID bulbs and HID ballast. It is possible to intensify the high and low headlight

Ballast Wiring Tips and Tricks

Ballast wiring can be a bit tricky, but it's not really that difficult to do, if you pay attention. Make

How to Install a Double Switch Light

Installing a double light switch offers double the convenience with basically the same amount of effort as installing a single switch.

Can You Replace a Magnetic Ballast with an Electronic Ballast?

You can, and there are several reasons you might want to.

Replacing the Ballast in a Fluorescent Light Fixture

When new fluorescent light bulbs take a long time to light, your ballast may need to be replaced.

Electronic Ballasts vs. Magnetic Ballasts

An electronic ballast and a magnetic ballast are the two main types of ballasts used in certain light