Lighting Installation & Repair

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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 Hang a Pendant Light

Pendant lights are a beautiful way to add some effective lighting to your work space.

How to Install Recessed Lighting

Add chic, minimalistic lighting to your home with this recessed-lighting installation guide.

What to Do when Drywall Spackle Cracks when It Dries

Mend those eyesore wall cracks in a few easy steps.

4 Tips for Installing Vaulted Ceiling Lighting

The wrong vaulted ceiling lighting can work against you.

5 Common Problems When Wiring a 3 Way Dimmer Switch

When you decide that you want to put your lights on a dimmer switch, you can complete the job in no time.

How to Wire a Light with Two Switches

Some lights are controlled by two switches instead of one.

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.

What are Different Types of Ballasts?

Varying types of ballasts serve different functions.

How to Wire an HPS Ballast

HPS ballasts are used for many outdoor lighting applications.

6 Steps to Installing a Toggle Switch

There are many advantages to installing a toggle switch. A toggle switch has the power to connect and

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.

How to Replace Recessed Lighting Covers

Update the look of your recessed lights, with new covers.

Troubleshooting Recessed Light Fixtures

Recessed light fixtures are very much in style.

How to Test a Light Socket

A light socket is a fixture that holds light bulbs.

Pros and Cons of Indoor Motion Sensor Lights

Motion sensor lights help conserve energy.

How To Install A Pull-Chain Light Fixture

A pull chain light fixture is easy to install and it is a great option for rooms that don't require a light switch

How to Repair a Crystal Chandelier

Be sure to prepare the foam base.

How to Test a High-pressure Sodium Ballast

These types of lights are commonly found outside.

Lamp Repair: Troubleshooting a Lamp that Doesn't Work

Work top to bottom or bottom to top to find one of the few reasons your lamp is not working.

Troubleshooting a Chandelier: Lights Not Working

There are multiple reasons that your chandelier lights might not be working.

6 Different Types of Light Switches

Illuminate the room with the right light switch for the job.

Fluorescent Starter Replacement

If your fluorescent lights aren't working properly, you may need a new starter for the system.

How to Wire a Fluorescent Light Fixture

Wiring the new fixture correctly is essential.

Install a Flush Mount Ceiling Fixture

You don't have to be a journeyman electrician to install a flush mount ceiling fixture.

Installing a 3-Way Dimmer Switch

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

5 Tips for Wiring a Dimmer Switch on a Fluorescent Light

Attaching a dimmer switch to flourescent lighting requires more care than for incandescent bulbs.

Wiring a Light Switch in the Middle of a Ciruit

A circuit is one large loop with power going out to the various outlets.

Troubleshooting a Mercury Vapor Ballast

The mercury vapor ballast works with mercury vapor lamps.

How to Install LED Recessed Lights

Installing LED recessed lightsis a very simple process.

Troubleshooting an LED Light Strip

Nothing is more frustrating than finding your LED light strip isn't working properly and having to go looking for the possible reason why. But, more than likely the wires or the converter is the culprit, so take a look at this guide before you decide to throw the strip in the trash and start over.

Installing Recessed Lighting

Brighten up those dark corners by installing recessed lighting!

Track Lighting Overview

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

How to Install a Light Fixture

Read this article for advice that will save not only time, but also money and effort for your light fixture installation project.

How to Test a Light Ballast

Make sure your electrical ballast is working properly with a simple test.

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!

How to Repair an HID Ballast

Consider trying out these simple repairs for an HID ballast before you scrap the system for a new one.

How to Install a Sconce Light Fixture

Install a dimly lit sconce to increase ambiance and make a room appear larger with these steps.

Guide to Recessed Lighting Spacing

Recessed lights are a combination of practical function and whimsical fashion, and both will come out

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. Follow these steps to replace a socket in a fluorescent light fixture.

How to Replace a T12 Ballast with a T8

T12 ballasts are dated and are being phased out for better models. Learn how you can replace yours without buying a whole new fixture.

Halogen Lamp Socket Replacement

If your socket isn’t working properly and seems unfixable, don’t worry. A replacement isn’t very hard to install.