Socket adapters are devices that screw into lamp sockets to allow light bulbs of different sizes to fit the lamp. Adapters may be used to make the lamp socket larger or smaller; these are known respectively as socket ext... More »

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Before installing an electrical socket, you need to turn off the power to the circuit through main fuse panel of your house. All you need for the install is a slotted screwdriver, a Phillips screwdriver, needle nose plie... More »

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In order to repair a headphone jack, its sensor needs to be properly cleaned. Cleaning requires using a small tool doused in alcohol that can slide inside the port. More »

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Socket adapters for light bulbs can be purchased from websites such as Lowe's, Amazon and ACE Hardware. As of 2015, the Lowe's website sells 13 different kinds of light bulb socket adapters that range in price from $1.99... More »

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Socket sizes are not universal and as of June 2015, there were 15 types of sockets in use as recognized by the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration. The socket types differ in size, voltage capa... More »

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Replace a three-way light switch by unplugging the lamp, removing the shade, harp and light bulb, pulling the outer housing off the socket and loosening the wires from the screws. Loosen the set screw, unscrew the socket... More »

Repairing the wiring of a three-socket lamp involves removing the lamp shade, light bulb and harp section to get to the socket shell. Remove the socket, loosen screws holding wires in place and remove the wires. Connect ... More »