I moved into a new home that has a 4 foot long fluorescent fixture on
the kitchen ceiling. I need to replace one of the two straight
fluorescent tubes that is flickering. But I don't have a clue how to
remove the plastic cover, or diffuser, or lens, or whatever you call it.
I'm afraid to force it because it's cheap plastic and I might break it.
Is there a trick to this? I've never done this before.
Steven D. Litvintchouk
I've seen a lot of different kinds. The method of removal depends on the
kind of fitting.
On 12/04/04 06:22 pm Steven Litvintchouk tossed the following
ingredients into the ever-growing pot of cybersoup:
You must determine how to open it by inspection. Mine has a hinge on
the side allowing the diffuser to slide out to be cleaned (flies or
spiders find their way inside and die) or to change a bulb.
On Sat, 04 Dec 2004 23:22:07 GMT, Steven Litvintchouk
Look you will find the way , but more importantly replace both bulbs,
and at HD they have different color - Kelvin avalaible. For a kitchen
you do not want a grey workshop light but a nice warm color, makes a Big
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