How Bad Is It If I Put 60 Watt Bulbs in 40 Watt Lamps?

I have one standing lamp in a very small studio apt. I have enough room for one standing lamp. It has takes 5 bulbs at a max of 40 watts each. It has stainless steel unremovable lamp shades that just don't give off enough light. Would it be a fire hazard to put 60 watt bulbs in it? I can't rewire the... show more I have one standing lamp in a very small studio apt. I have enough room for one standing lamp. It has takes 5 bulbs at a max of 40 watts each. It has stainless steel unremovable lamp shades that just don't give off enough light. Would it be a fire hazard to put 60 watt bulbs in it?


I can't rewire the to put up a light because I rent. And I can't drill into the ceiling either because it's made of reinforced concrete. So, track lights are out.
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