Sunday, January 20, 2013

Kitchen 26-Watt Fluorescent Ceiling Lamps Replaced

Fig.1 Broken bulb base
By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools: 
2-Sylvania 26-Watt (100W Equivalent) 4,100K Triple Tube GX24Q-4 Pin Base Cool White CFL Bulb
Kitchen ladder

Our kitchen comes with a low wattage lights. It's an attractive system that give plenty of light throughout the kitchen area. Each fluorescent lamp (CFL) bulb has a compact design with low wattage to reduce the heat from ceiling area. Another advantage of CFL is each bulb use less energy about 75 percent less energy than incandescent light bulbs.
CLF's deliver their best results when left on for 15 minutes or longer. CFLs are up to four times more efficient than incandescent bulb. 

This post shows nine steps on how to replace kitchen fluorescent lamps.   

Step 1: Fig.1 shows the broken base without the glass of an old CFL lamp. 
Step 2: Fig.2 and fig.3 shows the store were the parts was purchased and the receipt. The discount is because we received a Military Veteran discount.
Fig.2 Lowe's address
Fig.3 Purchased receipt
  Step 3: Fig.4 and fig.5 shows the old parts from the burnt bulb.
Step 4: Fig.6 and fig.7 shows its a 26 watt bulb information. This bulb delivers 1800 lumens of brightness. 
Fig.6 26 Watts bulb
Step 5: Fig.8 and fig.9 shows the operating instructions and the limited warranty.
Fig.8 Operating instructions
Fig.9 Limited Warranty

Step 6: Fig.10 and fig.11 shows the new bulbs. The part number #: 128393| Model #21142.
Fig.11 New date

Step 7: Fig.5 show that the old lamp was removed and the new lamp was replaced.
Fig.12 New lamp with today's lamp

Step 8: Fig.6 shows the new lamp into the kitchen lamp.
 Step 9: Fig.6 shows the two lamps that were replaced.


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