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How to Replace a Light Bulb in Your Range Hood

Steve Sheinkopf  |  April 17, 2017  |  3 Min. Read

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This video had to be made. If you bought a range hood recently, you may have noticed this particular bulb. This is a low voltage GU10 bulb.

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It is flush to the hood, so it doesn't turn like a regular bulb or even wrap your fingers around it bulb to manipulate it out of the hood.

So, there are two solutions for this.

Buy an LED light bulb and never worry about the problem. LED lasts 50,000 hours versus 800 for the low voltage bulbs. At 4 hours a day, you will have a 34-year lifespan.

Try this ingenious tool as described in the video below.

How to Replace Light Bulbs in a Kitchen Hood

 
 
 

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Venting is very important, especially if you like to cook. You do not want lingering odors and grease in your home. So if you have questions about hoods and how to vent, download our Yale Ventilation Buying Guide with advice on how to vent properly, advantages of an exterior, interior, and inline ducting as well as recommended CFMs for all the different ranges.

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