I just spent $68,000 to have my house rewired. I only got the best of
everything. The electrician was great and did fine work. There is
only one problem, the electrician never put lightbulbs in any of the
light fixtures, so I am stuck living in the dark because I cant afford
What can I do?
turn on every light switch and leave them all on
buy one portable screw in fluorescent bulb
move it from room to room when needed.
you'll save about Fifty bucks everytime that bulb burns out,
says so right on the package - So leave it on always!
Check the street trash bags and local trash dumps for discarded table and
floor lamps that might still contain working or even burned out bulbs. Look
especially for the 3-way types where only one of the two filaments is burned
out. Repairing them is a pain though. You have to grind up the pieces,
remelt the glass and metal and, form the parts and then pull the air out of
the bulb. The tools for doing this are very expensive. You can sometimes
repair the screw-in compact fluorescent lamps, but you need two of the same
kind for replacement parts.
Regular light bulbs can sometimes be tricked into working by screwing them
into a socket, turning on the power and gently tapping the lamp while
holding it in various positions. The broken filament pieces may weld
themselves together temporarily. If you handle them carefully, you might
get 20-30 minutes more out of the bulb.
The best advice i can give you is:
1: Locate the cord coming out the back of your computer.
2: Follow it till you find out where its plugged in.
3: Remove it from the wall socket.
4: Sever the cord at a point slightly back from the 3 pronged device you
removed from the wall socket.
Follow this advice WIHOUT DELAY!
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