Are you a burned out bulb ? Need replaced with a new and do not know how? This is a daily task of home without any problems, but it requires some recommendations to carry out safely. So go ahead and stay tuned / these steps to learn how to change a light bulb and keep your home in top condition.

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When changing a light bulb , it is very important to disconnect the power supply to avoid possible shock or electrocution that can get to be very serious. So in case you need light to do this, we recommend avail yourself of a flashlight battery that allows you to illuminate the room where the bulb is burned out. Should your overall responsibility- -under not opt for lower overall automatic, be sure to maintain at least room switch in the off position to prevent accidents.

Then you must remove the defective bulb by unscrewing the socket; climb on a ladder or stool if you are at a height that does not reach. Remember that you must turn left to loosen the bulb and always have to do it very carefully so as not to hurt or bulb. If the old bulb is firm, not despise, as are many ideas about how to reuse bulbs that will serve to decorate your home.

If the bulb has exploded or broken, you should protect your hands with a pair of gloves and use pliers to unscrew the cap and to install a new bulb. Similarly, you should know what bulbs are thrown container for proper disposal.After removing the old cast or bulb will require you to check its characteristics to achieve the same or compatible to replace. Thus, when choosing the bulb will have to look out for:

1. Screw type or socket: commonly distinguish between fat or thin thread, but the fact is that there numbering for each diameter of socket and bulb fit to do so.
2. Power: appears expressed in lumens (lm) and the luminous intensity is greater with more lumens.
3. Energy consumption: measured in watts (W), it will be interesting to be as low as possible to save, but not all kinds of bulbs consume the same.
4. Color: clear, white, colored, etc.
5. Shape: round, oblong, spiral … to suit each lamp.

At this point, it can also be a good time to opt for light bulbs that reduce energy consumption , such as the LED or halogen versus incandescent (traditional lifetime). To do this, we recommend that you obtain advice on your hardware of confidence or in a DIY center where you find all kinds of lamps compatible with your options and help you save on electricity bills.