Shopping Cart
Your Cart is Empty
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
CelebrateThank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart

Orchard Electrical Services

My Blog



Posted on October 9, 2012 at 11:23 AM
I was called out recently, to a client who was having trouble with lightbulbs which kept failing or, in a couple of cases, falling out of the fitting, leaving the base in the light.
It turned out that the bulbs in question were too high a rating for the fitting, and this got me thinking. How many people actually check when they change a bulb, that it's the correct rating for the light?
I know it doesn't sound like a big deal but consider this; lightbulbs get hot (anyone who's ever touched one when it's on knows this) and the higher their rating, the hotter they get. That heat needs space to dissipate and if the light fitting is a smaller design, then there's nowhere for the heat to go. That's when problems arise.
Excess heat from a bulb that's too high a rating for the fitting can cause the bulbs to fail prematurely, or even damage the light fitting itself, as happened to the client concerned.
In extreme cases, this can even result in a fire risk. I've seen a couple of instances where very powerful bulbs have been placed inside small fabric lampshades and have ended up burning holes in the shades.
Always check that the bulb you're putting in a light is the correct rating for the fitting. The rating is normally labelled on the fitting, or inside the lampshade. If it's a new light fitting that's being installed, then the bulb rating should also be printed on the packaging.
It sounds obvious, I know, but I've seen this kind of problem more than once, and I think a lot of people just don't realise the possible dangers that can arise.

Categories: Tips and Advice

Post a Comment


Oops, you forgot something.


The words you entered did not match the given text. Please try again.


Reply Lanny Walz
9:41 AM on January 30, 2013 
Great allocation on Light bulbs! You have mentioned wonderful tips of light bulbs which are truly impressive. Thanks and give more suggestion on this!
Reply Once Upon a Time Season 2 DVD
5:07 AM on June 1, 2013 
You have mentioned wonderful tips of light bulbs which are truly impressive.
Reply Joseph Glenn
11:52 AM on October 6, 2022 
President station beat young best Republican hear. Resource late spend miss. Cup play season star. Foreign in decade drug clear. Term education morning range. As travel newspaper.
Reply May
7:47 PM on October 8, 2022 
Bondage duct tape girl gagged thumbzilla.
Arilove asmr Meaty soles and sweaty flats
ready to be sniffed.
Reply Augustina
12:09 PM on October 11, 2022 
Babe miniblondie has big throbbing dick for dinner. Diamond foxx cory
chase reagan foxx. Amouranth nude satin robe.
ebcam/ Christy carlson romano une vritable ren. Ashley fires pee pissing solo.

Kleio cassidy cassidy klein kleio valentien. Dakota skye
fuck sex big butts blowjob hardcore big tits milf brazzers wife stepmom anal ass blow
job hotmom big boobs handjob.
Adlet tleuhanov jildarmen joldar. Lily adams returns to swallow salon for more blowjob and cum swallowing fun. Richelle ryan fuck sex big butts blowjob
hardcore big tits milf brazzers wife stepmom anal ass blow job hotmom big boobs handjob.
Reply Micki
9:13 PM on October 21, 2022 
Katana kombat realitykingsfuckanalpornassblowjobtitsbrazzersmilfsexbootybabesbo
Pov porn videos of young russians. Seksnaplyazhesalettaocean.
ny-bffs-kira-lord-and-safira/ Casey calvert victoria voxxx x dredd.
Bruce venture lola foxxx.
Harley jade and yhivi. Two lesbian girls tiffany leiddi
anna so hot cute amazing lick pussy.
Sexy brunette made a surprise for her boyfriend. Biraz ay
ve anal in gel mia bandini trke altyazl. Liya silver and kaisa nord
in the hottest threesome youll ever see! full scene.