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Loose Bathroom Downlight Cover Fix

Postby MYHomeDIY » Tue Feb 16, 2021 11:31 am

Just in the process of decorating the main bathroom and have discovered that the piece of glass on one of the screw in downlight covers has come loose. I have removed the screw cover to inspect. The glass is in tact as is the screw cover but the previous seal/adhesive has become loose/worn (I am guessing this glass seal also stops moisture heading into the light fitting itself). I would rather not replace the whole fitting and struggling to find just a replacement screw in cover. Could I just reseal with a heat resistant adhesive being so close to the LED lamp? If so any product recommendations? If not any other suggestions on how to fix? Thanks in advance for any help.
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Postby stoneyboy » Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:43 pm

Hi myhomediy
If the light is led rather than halogen you could use silicone mastic to stick the cover back in place.
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