|Fig.1 Patio Lamp|
Tools and Supplies:
Electrician screwdriver flat tipped
I was called by a client in Santa Clarita, California. They were selling their home and moving to Colorado. After the Realtor checked each room of their beautiful home, she requested a huge laundry list of repairs that needed to be addressed immediately. This job was to clean up all the outside front yard deck lamps.
This post shows the seven steps to repairing and cleaning the lamps.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows the lamp that needs to be cleaned. Fig.2 shows the lamp shade was removed.
|Fig.2 Lamp removed|
Step 2: Fig.3 shows the lamp shade was removed for cleaning. This lamp should be washed using dish soap in the laundry or kitchen sink and dried using a lint free cloth. Fig.4 shows the lamp bulb was removed and will be replaced with a fluorescent bulb to save electrical energy.
|Fig.3 Wash lamp|
|Fig.4 Remove lamp|
|Fig.5 Silver screws|
|Fig.6 Electrician screwdriver|
|Fig.7 Collar cap|
|Fig.8 Brush removed bugs|
|Fig.9 Stuck on bugs|
|Fig.10 Vacuum out|
|Fig.11 Remove the glass|
|Fig.12 Reinstall glass|
Step 6: Turn the power back on. Fig.13 shows a fluorescent bulb is now installed. Fig.14 shows the lamp shade has been placed back on the lamp collar. Fig.15 shows the lamp is in working condition for the front entry way.
|Fig.16 Job finished|
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