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Removing Light Fixture in Bathroom to Replace Bulb

Postby LiamMayfair » Sat Aug 20, 2016 2:41 pm

Hi guys,

Recently my bathroom's light bulb died and I need to remove the fixture that covers it. However, this thing's got me completely stumped. I have no idea whatsoever how to remove it!

I've noticed the dome has a slot on one of its sides (see picture below) but I don't really understand its purpose. So far I've tried twisting the fixture clock and anticlockwise whilst pressing upwards and not pressing at all (just rotating). I've also tried a couple things with the slot itself to no avail.

Any help with this will be greatly appreciated.

Here are a few pictures of the fixture (apologies for the bad quality, I had to take them from funny angles and without any lighting but the flash):



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Simply Build It

Postby ericmark » Sun Aug 21, 2016 11:09 am

From the look it seems to simply clip in place, penny or large screwdriver in the slot and twist forces both parts apart and simply push back in place after. I really hate them as often you end up marking the fitting as you remove the cover.
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