Opening light fitting

I have a flush dome ceiling light in the bathroom. I am unable to open the glass dome to change the bulbs. I have tried Google, YouTube and everything.
I tried using vinyl gloves and sticky tapes to try and twist it counter clockwise but it won't open. It's stuck! Can anyone give me some advice.

Asked by Ramya on 20th Feb 2020
Expert Trade Answers

Try to twist counter clockwise and pull it down."
Answered on 20th Feb 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
Not all are removed by twisting anti clockwise.
Some are pull down and some can’t even be removed.
Or someone in the past could have glued it together. I’ve seen this a lot.
Best thing is to call an electrician who can help."
Answered on 20th Feb 2020 - Member since Dec 2017 - report
"Get a hair dryer and heat the base for 5 minutes.
Do not apply heat on the dome.
Then turn anticlockwise and pull."
Answered on 20th Feb 2020 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
"Push up and twist anti-clock wise. It has more than likely got stuck with the heat."
Answered on 20th Feb 2020 - Member since Feb 2019 - report
"Hi, you could try lying the whole unit down; they are held by springs clips."
Answered on 20th May 2020 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
"Look for any visible grub screws you may have missed which could be preventing the diffuser from being unscrewed, or may need to use more force. I know some time fittings may appear fragile but a little extra force may be necessary in order to gain access."
Answered on 10th Apr 2020 - Member since Dec 2019 - report
"There maybe a nut or a cover securing pin in the centre of the glass dome. If so, try removing it. If not use a qualified, experienced electrician. It maybe a simple fix but without being there it's difficult to diagnose. ."
Answered on 9th Mar 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
"If the bulb is replaceable you will need a 'sucker device' . If not meant to be replaced (maintenance free!) then the whole fitting has got to be changed I'm afraid

Search "" led light sucker """
Answered on 28th Mar 2020 - Member since Jan 2018 - report
"Get an electrician to do it, as it looks like it may be stuck on something or maybe others replacing. You tried WD40 ?"
Answered on 20th Apr 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
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