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How To Change Your Fluorescent Light Covers

By Matthew | Updated on May 15, 2021

How To Change Your Fluorescent Vapor Tight Light Covers

lets talk about how to change your fluorescent light covers.

Most vapor tight light covers will come with clips. These clips wrap around the fixture to the vapor tight light cover. To remove the vapor tight light cover you will need to remove these clips and the vapor tight cover should just come off the fixture. 

 

After the light cover is down you can assess the damage and start measuring the light cover. Use this video to help you measure the light cover.

Once you have your measurements head over to the Vapor Tight light covers at Fluorolite Plastics and use the measurements to find your correct lens. If you cannot find the light cover/diffuser. Easy! Use our quote system fast and easy way to getting a quote on any light cover Fluorolite Plastics have to offer.

How To Change Your Fluorescent Wraparound Light Covers

Wraparound Fluorescent light covers do just that, they wrap around the light fixture. the sides of the light diffusers usually sit on a ledge with a small lip. They can usually be pushed out of place with a bit of force. 

To remove the light cover, just grab one of the sides push it up, and pull it down. Repeat with the other side.

Once you have this light cover out of place just measure it to get the width length and height. 

When you get your measurements head over to the Wraparound category and use the measurements to get yourself a replacement. Wraparounds come in A LOT of different sizes so if you can’t find your exact model just use the quote system.

How To Change Your Fluorescent Circline Light Lenses

Circlines come in a few different styles. They can have a straight, flanged, or a lip. Some of the light covers will have grooves that pop out when they are twisted to correct alignment. Most of the ceiling light covers usually are fixed in place with twisted screws. unscrew, or twist light cover until it comes out of place. 

Once the light cover is removed just use the video to measure the circline light diffuser and head over to the category circline and find whichever matches the measurements you made. 

How To Change Your Fluorescent Cloud or Puff Lens Light Covers

Cloud and Puff Lens usually are installed using a swinging latch method. To remove the light cover you will push up, then move to the side to unhook. Lower the side that is unhooked and move the cover as far to the other side as you can. Unhook the last side and pull down the light cover. 

Take the light cover down and measure using the guide posted. Once you have the measurements just head over to Cloud and Puff lenses and use the measurements to find the light cover that matches the one you have. If you cannot find the light cover you are looking for feel free to head over to the quote system. We can use your measurements to get you your replacement light cover.

How To Change Your Fluorescent Drop Dish Lens Light Covers

Drop dish light covers are usually fixed into place by a latch or screw. Analyze your light fixture to see if any of these apply if you find the item securing the light to the fixture and unscrew it or remove it from the fixture. Take the light cover down and you can begin measuring.

Once you have the measurements just head over to Drop Dish lenses and use the measurements to find the light cover that matches the one you have. If you cannot find the light cover you are looking for feel free to head over to the quote system. We can use your measurements to get you your replacement light cover.

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