The Danger of Installing Larger Light Bulbs Into Fixtures


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The Danger of Installing Larger Light Bulbs Into Light Fixtures: How to Keep Your Light Fixtures Safe from Fire Danger.


Installing Light Bulbs in Light Fixtures

Electrical Question: I have 3 of my girlfriend’s kitchen pendant lamps. Her well-meaning husband “helped” her out by replacing the bulbs; however, he replaced the bulbs with a wattage higher than the recommended incandescent 40W/120V/E26/A19.

Thanks!

Background: Lauren, a Homeowner from Newport Beach, CA.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your home electrical question Lauren.

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The Danger of Installing Larger Light Bulbs Into Light Fixtures

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