As a commercial property owner, it's important to stay on top of regular maintenance and repairs in order to protect your investment and ensure the safety of your tenants. One task that is often overlooked is the replacement of ballasts in fluorescent lighting fixtures.
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Ballast Replacements, Scarborough
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
How do I know if my ballasts need to be replaced?
Signs that your ballasts may need to be replaced include flickering lights, dim lighting, and increased energy costs. A licensed electrician can inspect your lighting fixtures and determine if replacement is necessary.
How often do ballasts need to be replaced?
The lifespan of a ballast can vary, but on average they last between 5 and 10 years. It’s recommended to have your ballasts inspected regularly by a licensed electrical contractor to determine if they need to be replaced.
Can I replace the ballasts myself?
While it is technically possible to replace ballasts yourself, it’s best to hire a licensed electrical contractor to handle the task. Electricians are trained and experienced in working with electrical systems, and will be able to safely and efficiently replace the ballasts.