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    mbailey
    Halogen bulbs in Kitchen ceiling blowing every week!
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    • 17th Mar 08, 7:49 PM
    Halogen bulbs in Kitchen ceiling blowing every week! 17th Mar 08 at 7:49 PM
    I have 9 50W GU10 Halogen bulbs in my kitchen. Then were fitted by a qualified electrician 2 years ago. After they were fitted the whole house was tested, so I believe the wiring should be ok. (Unfortunately the electrician has since moved out of the area, so I can't get him back.)

    I have tried buying expensive bulbs and cheap bulbs, but it doesn't seem to make a difference.

    I find almost every week that a bulb is blowing and I have to replace them. The other week I replaced a bulb and with in an hour the same bulb had blown again. This time it seems to have lasted a month and is ok.

    It appears to be random and not just the same bulb that is blowing.

    I have read that you could have problems if you jump on the floor in the room above, but I don't think that is the problem.

    I am considering changing the light fittings to 12v ones and wondered if the bulbs are likely to last any longer?
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