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How to Change LED Downlight Safely? From:www.lgiled.com   Reporter:pamela   Date:2013/11/13 18:22:45   Tags:led-wholesalers

LED downlights features lighter illumination and less energy consumption. The conventional downlights are halogen downlights and it is recommended to replace them with the more advanced led downlights. Both of these two downlights can be used for domestic purposes to illuminate a certain area. While homeowners plan to change the light bulb, they should be aware of the safety tips and right steps.

To insure the safety, it is necessary to turn off the downlight. If it is the led downlight, there is no need to wait too long to let the light surface cool off. When it comes to halogen downlight, the heat released in the illuminating process make the surface extremely hot and it is dangerous to touch the lighting without estimating the temperature. That is why it it believed that it is easier to install led light than other types of illuminating equipment.

Generally, the downlight is installed off the ground. To achieve it, the ladder needs to be secured in right position. And the climbers need to insure the security before climbing the ladder. Then it is time to remove the metal spring. The spring is used to position the bulb and to remove it, the tabs need to be handled with pliers. To protect the downlight, the heat added on its surface should be even and to achieve such purpose, it is recommended to wear gloves. And then you can disassemble the old bulbs.

To change the bulb in halogen downlight, the owner should be aware of the model code of the old bulb. Generally, the code is printed on the metal base. The new bulb should match up with the code. In the end, the owner can climb back to the ground and turn on the downlight to test the illuminating process. The halogen downlight cost too much electricity and it is gradually abandoned as the public think more and more highly of the eco-friendly concept. At the same time, halogen downlight is a considerably dangerous device and it is avoided to install near flammable materials. On the other hand, led downlight is favored since the public is informed of its advantages.

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