How to change a lightbulb

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How to change a lightbulb

  1. 1. How to Change A Light bulb<br />
  2. 2. So many special times<br />and places in our lives <br />are connected with <br />light.<br />Warm glowing light.<br />Soft fading light.<br />Bright shimmering light. <br />
  3. 3. When a bulb burns out<br />It may be difficult to replace<br />for several reasons.<br />Not sure how.<br />Hard to access.<br />Not surewhere to buy <br /> a replacement bulb. <br />
  4. 4. There are a few simple steps to make <br /> sure you change it safely.<br /> Good Even Better<br />Un-Plug the Lamp Turn OFF the circuit breaker<br />
  5. 5. Replacements can usually be found<br />At your nearest home Improvement<br />Center.<br />Before attempting to change a bulb <br />Make Sure your footing is secure<br />especially if you have<br />To use a ladder<br />
  6. 6. Three Important considerations:<br /> 1. Correct Wattage<br /> 2. Correct Voltage<br /> 3. Correct Base Size<br /> The Ratings on the replacement<br /> Bulb should match the labels<br /> On your lamp.<br />
  7. 7. Remove the bulb carefully turning it<br /> Counter Clockwise.<br />
  8. 8. Oooops, NOW What ?<br />
  9. 9.
  10. 10. Using a needle nose<br />pliers, remove the glass<br />tube and any sharp <br />glass shards. Bend an<br />edge down and then twist <br />the base in the Counter<br /> clockwise direction<br />
  11. 11. Once the new bulb is <br />Installed and your tools <br />are put away, you can<br />re energize the circuit and<br />turn the light back on<br />
  12. 12. Sometimes projects<br />that seem too big and<br />scary get put off, but if<br />you just get started,you<br />will find that its not that<br />bad after all.<br />
  13. 13. Few things look worse than a burnt out light<br />The effort to keep your lighting<br /> maintained is well worth it.<br />
  14. 14. Let the lights help to shape your memories <br />
  15. 15. Photographs in this presentation were taken by James Doyle. **<br />** “Dog and Hydrant” <br /> (slide 12)<br /> retrieved from<br /> Google images<br /> July 30,2011<br />** “One Light Out” <br />(slide 13)<br />retrieved from<br /> Google images<br />July 30,2011<br />

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