Is it covered by Warranty, Repairable, or should it be Replaced?
Most Common Lamp (Bulb Type) Failures:
- The light bulb is burnt out. Before installing bulb, make sure you have the right volt replacement bulb, check bulb carefully for damage. Then, with a towel lightly dampened with window glass cleaner or rubbing alcohol; wipe all fingerprints, dust and impurities from bulb’s glass surface. Let dry thoroughly before installing. Do not touch glass with fingers after cleaning. Handle glass with clean dry towel or cotton glove.
- Power cord connection at lamp end is loose.
- Lamp holder/socket failures are usually caused by mechanical abuse or by overheating. A socket with a built-in switch is far more likely to fail in normal use as the switch parts wear out.
- Sockets used outdoors or in damp areas often suffer from corrosion.
Most Common Lamp (LED Type) Failures:
Sign of a LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) failing is the gradual lowering of light output and loss of efficiency. Sudden failures, however rare, can occur. Follow same replacement as above.
Most Common Fluorescent Lamp or Fluorescent Tube Failures:
The ballast has failed
The fluorescence is breaking down
Fluorescent Bulb and Tube contain mercury, are classified as hazardous waste. The United States Environmental Protection Agency recommends that fluorescent bulbs and tubes be segregated from general waste for recycling or safe disposal.
Replacing, repairing and refurbishing a lamp shade is an easy way to improve the lighting ambiance in a room. Vintage shades that need a bit of work and then replace the hardware, fabric, covering, and decorations to create a completely new look to a room.
Lamp Repairs, Lamp Accessories, Lamp Shades & Lamp Shade Repairs
Other electrical devices, gadgets and units found in most homes:
|Kitchen Gadgets||Bathroom Gadgets||Comfort Devices||Hobby Room|
|Beverage opener||Electric Hair Cutter||Air conditioning||Computer|
|Blender||Electric Shaver||Air ionizer||Printer|
|Coffee Grinder||Electric Trimmer||Appliance plugs||Scanner|
|Coffee Pot||Hair Clipper||Attic fan||Lamps|
|Crepe Makers||Hair Cutters||Back boiler||Paper Shredder|
|Crock Pot||Hair dryer||Baseboard heaters|
|Electric Can Opener||Hair iron||Ceiling fan|
|Electric Frying Pan||Tooth brush||Central vacuum cleaner||Work Shop|
|Electric Griller||Water picks||Fan heater||Electric blowers|
|Electric Knifes||Forced-air||Electric drills|
|Electric Mixers||Laundry room||Furnaces||Electric Dremel|
|Electric water boiler||Clothes dryer||Gas appliance||Electric fans|
|Espresso Machine||Clothes iron||Humidifier||Electric grinders|
|Food Processor||Combo washer dryer||HVAC||Electric hammer|
|Hot/Warming Plate||Futon dryer||Oil heater||Electric lights|
|Ice Cream Maker||Irons||Patio heater||Electric nail gun|
|Popcorn Maker||Sewing machine||Radiant Systems||Electric planer|
|Tea Kettle||Sewing machine||Radiator (heating)||Electric routers|
|Toaster||Tie press||Sump pump||Electric sanders|
|Toaster Ovens||Trouser press||Vacuum cleaner||Electric saws|
|Waffle Iron||Washing machine||Water heating||Electric sharpeners|
|Garbage disposal unit|
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