Why does my fluorescent light take so long to go on?

Answer Fluorescent lights are becoming more popular as people discover their cost- and energy-saving benefits. While fluorescent lights have come a long way in the last several decades, some may still hav... Read More »

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How long does a ballast in a fluorescent light fixture work?

A typical fluorescent light ballast has a life expectancy of 50,000 hours under normal conditions. High temperatures, switching frequency, wattage, type of light fixture and ballast all affect ball... Read More »

How long does an average fluorescent light bulb last?

A fluorescent light bulb, also known as CFL, lasts up to ten times longer than an incandescent light bulb, which only lasts about 1,000 hours. A fluorescent bulb also uses about 50 to 80 percent le... Read More »

How long does light take to travel a distance of one light year?

Light takes one year to travel the distance of one light year. A "light year" is the distance that light can travel in 365 days. Light travels a distance of about 5,900,000,000,000 miles or about 9... Read More »

How do i take the cover off of a fluorescent light?

Turn Off PowerTurn off the fluorescent light, and turn off the electricity to the light at the circuit breaker.Remove the CoverPlace a step stool below the fluorescent light if it is located on a c... Read More »