Introduction

The CFL lightbulb has taken over in today's suburban home. Using less than 30 watts to power it and having the same light output as a standard 100 watt incandescent bulb, the CFL is certainly a "bright idea".

Image 1/2: The bulb may be hot. If so, use gloves, or wait for it to cool. Image 2/2: The bulb may be hot. If so, use gloves, or wait for it to cool.
  • Locate the bad bulb and remove it from the socket. This is achieved by grabbing the bulb lightly and rotating counter-clockwise.

  • The bulb may be hot. If so, use gloves, or wait for it to cool.

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Image 1/1: Install the new lightbulb into the socket, this time rotating clockwise.
  • Procure a new lightbulb, either from a hardware store, or wherever it is you keep new ones.

  • Install the new lightbulb into the socket, this time rotating clockwise.

  • Be sure the power to the socket is turned off before you preform this step. Failure to do so my cause injury.

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Image 1/1: Congratulations! You have successfully changed a lightbulb!  Reward your efforts by getting a cold beverage of your choice.
  • Turn the power on to the light socket by means of a switch or knob.

  • Congratulations! You have successfully changed a lightbulb! Reward your efforts by getting a cold beverage of your choice.

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here is other way to relight burnt cfl bulb : http://andre-elektrik.blogspot.co.id/201...

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