lighting question

trish56July 30, 2011

I have two ceiling lights in my bathroom. I had to replace one of the bulbs yesterday. I use the curly energy efficient bulbs. Now I have a problem. When I turn the switch on, one light goes on right away and the other one is delayed by about 10 seconds before it goes on. Can you please explain what the problem could be as to why they both do not go on at the same time?

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llaatt22

Many different possibilities. Replace the other old bulb with a new one and keep it as a spare.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2011 at 2:43AM
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hendricus

There is no problem, just different manufacturers. If you want them to match buy a multi pack and switch both bulbs at the same time.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2011 at 8:03AM
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brickeyee

What kind if bulbs ?

CFLs?

Many of the newer CFLs have a faster start time compared to some of the older ones.

Incandescent?

You have a bigger problem.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2011 at 9:04AM
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