Using One Ballast For Lighting Up 2 Fluorescent Tubes

The most common type of fluorescent lights we use in our homes are the single tube fluorescent light or if we need to brighten up an area a little bit more, we might use a twin tube fluorescent fitting. The wiring for these two types of fluorescent fittings are almost similar where the twin tube…

How To Troubleshoot Faulty Fluorescent Light

Fluorescent lights on the whole have a long life span. The light consist of 3 major components which makes the light work namely, the Fluorescent tube, The Ballast and The starter. If a fluorescent light starts giving trouble, these 3 components are the main culprits. So to troubleshoot faulty fluorescent light, start with these 3…

Why The Fluorescent Light Starter Flickers Wildly

An important part of the household fluorescent light is the starter. It is the small cylindrical cartridge like item you see sticking out from the side of a fluorescent light casing. When you switch on the light, you will notice the starter flickering a few times before the fluorescent light tube lights up. Problem starts…

Why Is The Fluorescent Lights Ballast So Hot

Why is the fluorescent light ballast hot? A factor that worries many users of fluorescent lights is the ballast getting very hot after a few minutes of use. The temperature of the ballast can reach a level so hot that you cannot even touch it with your naked hands. Thus, lots of house owners worry…

Wiring Diagram – Fluorescent Light

The fluorescent light remains one f the most poplar form of lighting despite the many¬† advancements made in recent years. Though many other more fanciful forms of lighting fixtures have been gaining popularity, fluorescent lights have remained strong in the market due to it’s relatively cheap price, readily available parts and easy maintenance. Like usual,…