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Why do the bulbs in my exterior fixture burn out so often?

    This is usually caused by several factors.

    • Use of non-brand named bulbs.
    • Larger wattage bulbs, which cause excessive heat build-up shorting the life of the bulb.
    • Power Surges.
    • Bad light bulbs
    • The bulb is screwed in too tight
    • Too much vibration
    • Turning off and on too often
    • Loose or improperly connected fixtures or wiring

    Check that your bulb socket is providing good contact to the center of the bulb. You may have to clean and/or lift up the center contact (while the power is OFF)


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