This is Ring around the Sun by Clifford D. Simak.
There's a mention of an everlasting lightbulb (among other inventions)
It had been the blade at first, the razor blade that would not wear out. And after that the lighter that never failed to light, that required no flints and never needed filling. Then the light bulb that would burn forever if it met no accident. Now it was the Forever car and the synthetic carbohydrates.
The protagonist travels by way of a spinning top.
He wondered if anyone else had ever watched a spinning top and walked
into fairyland. And he wondered, if they had, what had happened to
You can read the full story (legally) here