Jon Eakes

Last Updated: , Created: Friday, November 30th, 2001

Use Duct tape to remove recessed light bulbs.

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Here is a great tip from one of our viewers. To remove that light bulb from the tight halogen fixtures where there is no room for your fingers, simply wad up a piece of duct tape with the sticky side out. That will grip the bulb for unscrewing.

You could even tape that wad to the end of a broom stick and take out and put in ceiling lights as well. Finally a good use for Duct Tape. By the way, don't ever try sealing ducts with cloth Duct Tape - it won't last. Use Aluminum duct tape for ducts.

Keywords: Fixtures, Repair, Techniques, Tape, Lighting, Tip, Removal, Light Bulbs

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