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Why Fluorescent Bulbs Burn Out Quickly


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How You Can Have Longer Lasting Fluorescent Lamps – Good Quality Lamps Do Last Longer and inexpensive lamps will cause early burn out, also turning the fixtures on and off several times a day will reduce lamp life.

Tips To Extend Fluorescent Bulb Life

Electrical Question: We have fluorescent lights. The bulbs seem to be burning out quickly. Could there be a problem with the fixture. Someone told me that we are using cheap bulbs and if we used better lights they would work longer.

This electrical repair question came from: Robbie, a Homeowner from Mcallen,Texas.
Additional Comments: Thanks.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical repair question Robbie.

How You Can Have Longer Lasting Fluorescent Lamps

Good Quality Lamps Do Last Longer
Robbie, yes – inexpensive lamps will cause early burn out, also turning the fixtures on and off several times a day will reduce lamp life.

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