How to Replace Ceiling Light ft. $24.90|26watt|Tri-colour in Singapore

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To replace a ceiling light, you will need a few tools and materials, including a new light fixture, wire stripper, wire nuts, and a voltage tester. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to replace a ceiling light:

  1. Turn off the power to the light fixture by switching off the circuit breaker.

  2. Remove the light bulb and any other covers or trim pieces from the light fixture.

  3. Locate the mounting screws that hold the light fixture to the ceiling. These are usually located around the base of the fixture.

  4. Use a screwdriver to loosen and remove the mounting screws. Once the screws are removed, you should be able to gently lift the light fixture down from the ceiling.

  5. Examine the wiring in the ceiling box to determine the wire connections. You should see two or three wires coming from the ceiling, and two or three wires coming from the light fixture.

  6. If the copper wire is not sufficiently exposed, use a wire stripper to remove about an inch of insulation from the ends of each wire.

  7. [Skip this step if you are reusing the same light fixture] Measure and drill new holes to the ceiling to install new mounting screws required to hold the new ceiling fixture in place.

  8. Connect the wires from the light fixture to the wires from the ceiling using wire nuts. Make sure to match the colors of the wires (e.g. Brown to Brown for Live wire, Blue to Blue for Neutral wire and Green & Yellow to Green & Yellow for Earth wire).

  9. Test the wires for voltage using a voltage tester to ensure that the wires are properly connected and that the power is off.

  10. Turn the power back on to the light fixture by switching the circuit breaker back on.

  11. Test the light fixture to make sure it is working properly.

It is important to use caution when working with electricity and to follow all safety guidelines. If you are uncertain about any part of the process, it is recommended to seek the assistance of a licensed electrician.

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