Although half a potato will sometimes actually work to remove a broken light bulb from its socket, the gadget in the photo works every time. It is a rubber tipped socket that fits the center part of the light bulb. The plastic base can be screwed onto a broom stick. Remember if you are looking uphill at all of this, wear safety glasses.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 4th, 2010, Created: Tuesday, September 14th, 1999
Removing broken light bulbs from their sockets
Keywords: Lighting, Repair, Light Bulbs, Tools, Techniques, Safety, Electrical