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Old 07-02-2012, 05:16 PM   #1
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Bathroom light fixtures


The wall mounted light fixtures in both bathrooms were attractive for 6 years, but now have corrosion or rust on them, and the bulb sockets are loose! One bulb is rusted into the socket and will not be unscrewed. Does any manuf have a line of GOOD, moisture-resistant light fixtures that will not corrode or rust out in high humidity, as in near the SHOWER?

Please, no Lowes or Home Depot suggestions, I've boycotted both.
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Do you have adequate ventilation in the room ie. is the ceiling fan correctly rated for the size of room?
Just how close to the shower are we talking in regards to the problem lights?

Do you have a lighting specialist store near you? Are you looking for traditional, contemporary or what? There are literally 1000's of different lighting options in part depending on the style you want as well as your budget and what is available in your location.

A few better quality lighting companies:

Artcraft
Quoizel
Kichler
Murray Feiss
Hubbardton Forge

Just to name a few.

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I would first focus on your humidity problem. Buying a more expensive fixture may not make any difference.

You talked about the lamp being corroded into the lamp socket. There's not a whole lot of difference in the metal used to make that socket from fixture to fixture. The corrosion is occurring because of the high humidity.

Either resolve the humidity issue or look for a fixture rated for high humidity.
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