Posts Tagged ‘Home Electrical Repair’

How to Remove a Stuck Outdoor Flood Light

Dear Home-Ec 101, I cannot remove a burned out flood light. I guess I have to break it first unless you have another suggestion. Thanks, Donna, in the Dark . Heather says The good news is we have a couple of ideas to try before resorting to Hulk smash to remove the floodlight. Even if…

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Light Bulb Socket Lubricant?

Dear Home-Ec 101, Why does Tim say “Do not attempt to lubricate either the socket or the bulb with any household products like WD-40, petroleum jelly, or mineral oil?” in the post How to Remove a Broken Light Bulb? I have done that before with no problems. Thanks, I like my sockets slick Heather says:…

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How to Remove a Broken Light Bulb

Dear Home-Ec101, I was changing out a light bulb in my bathroom, and as I was turning it, the base broke off the bulb and STAYED IN THE SOCKET. Can you please help me? How do I get the rest of the light bulb out without death and/or pain? Also? An unlit bathroom is not…

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