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How can I update a fluorescent light fixture?
I have fluorescent lights (3 panels) in my kitchen ceiling. What would be an easy remodel of this light fixture to update the kitchen lighting?
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Depends on your ceiling-is it the drop down grid system and the lights are called a troffer and are above the grid but look flush on the underside-or are they fluorescents mounted on an exsiting ceiling. If troffers, I would rip it down and redo the exsiting ceiling and have it wired for a surface mounts. If they are already surface mounted replace them w/another light! Different colored bulbs may also be an option for more light! Get used to the fluor bulbs, cuz incadescents are on headed out!