How to open this ceiling light fixtures?

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Old 11-03-13, 08:42 AM
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How to open this ceiling light fixtures?

So I have these light fixtures and I canít figure out how to open it to change the bulb, any help?

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Old 11-03-13, 08:49 AM
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Welcome to the forums.

It's very hard to tell what kind of fixture that is from your pic. It looks like a cloud fixture where the lense would pull down.

Can you shoot a second pic showing the side of the light at the ceiling.
 
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Thanks for quick reply. Attached are 2 pics...

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Old 11-03-13, 11:14 AM
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Try pulling straight down. If it is painted to the ceiling you may need to run around it with a utility knife to keep from damaging the paint.
 
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I tried to pull down the frame(steel) but didn't help!
 
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Old 11-04-13, 09:07 PM
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Does the glass push up so that you can get your fingers behind the frame in order to pull it down ?

Normally there are just two spring clips, one set on each side (red arrows) that holds lens up. From age sometimes the trim gets rusted to the can or the lens was put up when the paint was wet.

If you had some kind or right angle tool you could insert it into the hole in the sheetrock to pull the frame down.

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Old 11-17-13, 08:18 PM
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Finally was able to pull it down and had 2 springs holding it... thanks!
 
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