How to Change a Recessed Light Bulb on a High Ceiling
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Recessed lighting offers a clean and modern look. It increases the amount of light in a room and updates the look of a room by providing light in specific areas. Recessed lighting if often found in high ceilings and people tend to become confused when tasked with changing the bulb in such a high location.
Replacing the bulb is actually an easy and safe process. It does not require using a long ladder.
Extend the pole to the recessed light fixture.
Place the suction cup over the bulb. The suction cup should stick to the recessed light.
- Recessed lighting offers a clean and modern look.
- The suction cup should stick to the recessed light.
Unscrew the bulb by turning counter-clockwise (lefty-loosey).
Place the new bulb on the suction cup and extend the telegraph pole to the recessed fixture.
Screw the bulb in by turning clockwise (righty tighty).
- Use caution when tightening and loosening the bulb.
Mark Ritchie has been writing since 2005. His articles appear on Web sites including eHow. Ritchie has a Bachelor of Science in information systems from Kean University.