Start by reading the info printed on the bulb, such as:  X Research source The manufacturer. This article has been viewed 3, times. Method 3 of First, head to your fuse box and turn off the power for the light you want to change.
· To change a lightbulb in a recessed light, wait until the bulb is cool before tearing off a strip of duct tape. Then, fold the tape over on itself at both ends so you have handles to grip with a sticky part in the middle. Hold the handles, then press the sticky part of the tape against the flat surface of the bulb%(60). · How to Change a Circular Fluorescent Light Bulb. Circular fluorescent light bulbs can be a great decorative feature, and changing the bulb is only slightly more challenging than a standard screw-in light bulb. It only takes a few minutes %(1).