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Easy and budget replacement for a broken or missing bulb.

  1. Philips Hue light bulbs are expensive ($30-70). The glass bulb is really thin and can be easily broken, resulting in an annoying aggressive light.
    • Philips Hue light bulbs are expensive ($30-70). The glass bulb is really thin and can be easily broken, resulting in an annoying aggressive light.

    • On the other hand, Ikea recently released budget & strong light bulbs ($6.99 for two). This guide will show you how to dismount an Ikea light bulb and how to use its bulb to fix a broken Philips Hue bulb with low budget.

  2. Start with carefully removing the remaining broken glass parts on the Philips lightbulb. On this example, glass parts were removed previously.
    • Start with carefully removing the remaining broken glass parts on the Philips lightbulb. On this example, glass parts were removed previously.

    • Use your Groove Joint Pliers to gently crush the screw thread contact.

    • Once removed, you'll be able to extract the LED controller using your fingers. You might have to use a pliers again.

    • The bulb is sealed by the plastic & metallic body.

    • Firmly use Cutting Pliers to cut and remove the body. You will only need to break the plastic layer in order to free the bulb.

    • Put glue on both the Ikea bulb and the Philips light bulb.

    • Wait a few minutes before pressing firmly against each other.

    • Congratulations ! You just fixed a $60 light bulb for less than $4 !

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