Water dripping from lightbulb (urgent, please help)?
I accidentally spilled a bucket full of water on my bathroom floor and while I tried to dry it up I noticed water was dripping from one of the downstairs lights.
I've left the light for a couple hours and cleaned up the mess in the bathroom. Is it safe for me to use that light or am I gonna have to call an electrician? This is the second time this has happened (My mum also spilled a load of water a year ago and the water dripped out of the same light).
Can I still use this light or is it a fire hazard?
- Spock (rhp)Lv 711 months agoFavorite Answer
tomorrow, after it dries out, it should be ok. The floor needs to be repaired, btw. it should retain small amounts of water
- M JohnsonLv 611 months ago
NO fire hazard here, and perhaps a light shock to touch it until it dries out. same as last time
- geraldLv 711 months ago
do not turn the light on for a while if there was a problem the electric would blow a fuse but there is damp in the socket and switching the light on may cause it to blow it doesn't hurt anything to leave it off does it
- 11 months ago
The same thing happened in the restaurant I currently work in. Basically, do not turn off the light, and let the thing dry off for couple of hours and it will be safe to use again.