Originally Posted by laurlynn
I tried working on the basement but the overhead light doesn't work. It's a shop light so don't really keep those bulbs on hand. Got the bulbs and it still doesn't work. Brother says it might be the light itself. It seems they don't last forever.
Those lights have something called a ballast - http://www.lowes.com/Search=ballast?...ue&Ntt=ballast
That will cause the light not to work.