December 7, 2013December 7, 2013 Leaf Lightbulb Our hall light blew out and when we tried to twist it out to replace it, the glass bulb came out without the metal piece. See? We had to go to the hardware store to get one of these doohickeys: It did the trick. Got the metal piece out. And I’ll try to remember not to screw in the lightbulb too tightly next time.