When the light bulbs in your extractor hood, also often referred to as a cooker hood, go it can be extremely frustrating. Not only does it affect your visibility whilst cooking (potentially creating a safety hazard in itself) many often find it a difficult thing to change. In reality, it shouldn’t be much more difficult than changing a light bulb in your house.
In addition to the reasons causing normal household bulbs to go, extractor hood bulbs are more susceptible to moisture getting
If you notice the light bulbs in your extractor hood have become faulty, follow these steps to swap them out with new ones:
Before you start any work it is really important that you turn off the power to the unit at the mains. This will ensure that there’s no electricity flowing through to eliminate the potential for an electric shock.
Secondly, if you have used your appliance please wait for it to fully cool down.
There you go, as easy as that!
Don’t forget if you do need the services of an extractor hood repair engineer, we’re always here to help.