How to Convert Lamp From Oil to Electric

Before electricity, people used oil lamps to light their rooms. Although oil lamps are no longer practical, they are quite elegant and pleasing to the eye. Oil lamps can be used not only for decoration, but to shed some light in your home.

Convert Lamp From Oil to Electric
  1. Take the oil lamp apart and clean it thoroughly. Allow the lamp to dry completely.

  2. Open the oil to electricity lamp kit package.

  3. Insert or screw the lamp kit into the base of the lamp.

  4. Insert the flame light bulb into the lamp kit.

  5. Place the lamp shade on top of the lamp kit.

  6. Plug the lamp kit into the wall outlet and turn it on.

About the Author

Meg Warren began writing how-to articles professionally in 2009. Born and raised in St. Louis, Miss., Warren has always been a creative person through art, writing and music. She is currently pursuing an associate degree at Patricia Stevens College for interior design.