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Do you need LED in microwave?

In almost any house or apartment, you'll find a microwave. And in almost every microwave, you'll find a lightbulb. But what many people don't know is that those lightbulbs are actually LED...


How to light a living room with no overhead lighting?

Lighting is one of the most important factors when it comes to creating a comfortable and inviting living room space. But if you have no overhead lighting in your living room, how do you add light to...


What should you know about touch lamp bulbs?

Touch lamps are a great way to add light to any room, and they're especially handy when you need a little extra light but don't want to have to fumble around for a switch in the dark. But what...


Motion sensor and light bulb: what should you know?

Motion sensors are devices that are triggered when movement is detected. They are used in a wide range of applications including security systems, people counting devices, and burglar alarms. Does...


G9 light bulb option

Light bulbs come in different shapes, sizes and wattages. G light bulbs have a bi-pin base and are 9 mm in diameter. They are available in a range of wattages from 5 watts to 40 watts. G9 light bulbs...


Do LEDs truly emit UV rays and radiation?

What is UV light? Ultraviolet rays are a broad spectrum of invisible electromagnetic radiation. There are 3 types of Ultraviolet light: UVA, UVB, and UVC. Only a small part of the sun's energy...


Range hood LED light replacement

A range hood is an appliance designed to remove heat, steam, smoke, and odors from the kitchen. This prevents these airborne particles from spreading through the kitchen and dining rooms. In addition...


What gas bulbs do you know?

Do LEDs have gas inside? So, even if you know a lot of information about LED technology, still you may start wondering: "Do LEDs have gas inside?" To answer this question, you should understand...


Do plants like LED lights?

The world of indoor garden lighting is constantly evolving and changing. LED lights are the latest addition to this world, but do they do enough for plants? This is not a difficult question if you hav...


What color LED light is best for reading?

You might be surprised to learn that the wrong light can actually cause eye strain and other vision problems. In fact, many people don't realize that they're straining their eyes until it&#...


Save money with LED bulbs!

Do LED lights save money? LED lights are very economic compared to other types of lights because they hardly lose any energy when creating light. In fact, LED lights create 90% less heat when produ...


Do LEDs work with photocells?

What is a photocell sensor? A photocell is a light-sensitive device that is used to detect light and respond to it by regulating the flow of electricity or altering its resistance. Photocells ar...


Why and when your LEDs glow after switching off?

Your house is dark. You flip the switch on your lights, but nothing happens. Why are you finding it difficult to see in the dark? Does something have to be done before you can turn on the lights? The...


What do you know about the polarity of your LED bulb?

LED stands for "light-emitting diode." When electricity is conducted through an LED bulb, the electrical energy forces excited electrons within semiconductor material to release photons. These release...


How To Start A Lighting Store

If you want to start a business, you will need to work hard. You may have some challenges. A new lighting store has a lot of effort, and you need to be ready for that. If you work hard and follow the...


Short neck vs long neck bulbs: BR30 and PAR30 competition

What bulbs are short-necked and long-necked? When we talk about short neck bulbs we mean that the neck of the bulb is shorter than the rest of it. The opposite, long neck bulbs, are those in which...


Can you replace a projector lamp with LED?

What is a projector lamp? A projector lamp is a piece of technology that produces light. A projection bulb contains an inert gas, usually xenon or krypton, which is then electrified until it emits...


How to change a recessed light bulb?

When does it happen? So, your bulb recessed, what does it mean? You cannot turn on the light You can still turn on the lights but there are strange noises coming out of it It gets very ho...


TOP-7 LED floodlights

What is a floodlight? If you are looking for a device to use in your backyard or on your roof, the floodlight might be your choice. It is an outdoor area light with powerful lighting ability. Flood...


Swapping LEDs to CFLs

General info CFL stands for compact fluorescent lamp. CFLs are different from incandescent or LED lighting in that they use a tube filled with mercury, argon, and trace amounts of inert gases to pr...


How can you make a black LED light?

LED bulbs: what should you know about them? We all have been very familiar with LED bulbs, but have you ever thought about the reason behind its name? LEDs stand for light-emitting diodes. Let'...


What should you know about LED bulbs in lava lamps?

What is a lava lamp? A lava lamp is a novelty item that contains oil and water in an enclosed glass container. The liquid mixture is heated by a light bulb at the bottom of the container, causing t...


Brightness of a bulb: what determines it?

When we tell the brightness of a bulb we mean that it's luminosity. It is defined as the total amount of energy that a light source emits per second across all wavelengths. What are the inconve...


What should be the light switch distance from the door?

You have light switches in every room, and every light is turned on at the same time when you enter a room. This seems like an obvious choice, but there are two very important reasons to change this....


Can you use LED bulb in the fridge?

How do low temperatures affect LED bulbs? LED bulbs are solid-state devices, meaning they don't require any moving parts. Instead of a filament or gas inside the bulb, an LED is made out of sem...


How can you make the light warmer?

What is color temperature? The color temperature of a light bulb is the temperature of an ideal black-body radiator that radiates light of comparable hue to that of the light source. Incandescent l...


Dimmer switch on a ceiling fan

What is a ceiling fan? A ceiling fan is a type of electrically powered device that moves its blades around an axis. Ceiling fans are frequently used in the summer to cool people on hot days and nig...


LED lights in hot saunas?

Saunas are becoming more and more popular, with the US alone looking to be changing over 100 000 saunas. Saunas are relaxing for most people, and they provide a good way for socializing and getting ri...


Do LEDs really produce heat?

Can LED light be hot? They don't produce heat like an incandescent bulb, but that doesn't mean they're not producing heat. Let's look at what LED lights are and how they work to see...


Can you use LED lights for solar panels?

What solar panels are constructed of? Solar panels are made up of solar cells that ensure the necessary electricity is generated from sunlight. Solar cells are made of semiconductor materials like...


LED bulbs in oven?

Where can LED lights be used? LED lighting has been used in a variety of places including signage, house numbers, traffic signs and street lights. One of the most common uses for LEDs is as an indi...


How to dispose of LED light bulbs correctly?

While the energy efficiency of LEDs is often promoted, there's another side to these innovative light bulbs: disposing of them is different than for traditional ones. Read our tips on how to dispo...


Do LED lights attract bugs?

have you ever noticed more bugs when your home or at a campsite was lit with incandescent, fluorescent, or halogen lights rather than LEDs? These kinds of lights all emit ultraviolet (UV) light that i...


Can you use LED lights in enclosed fixtures?

Can I use an led bulb in an incandescent fixture? The answer is maybe. It depends on the specific bulb and fixture. Some led bulbs are not compatible with certain fixtures, so it's important to...


What LED light to use in a bathroom?

LED lights in bathrooms are usually used to emphasize the color of tiles or under cabinets and wall art. Because they emit light that is closer to natural sunlight than fluorescent lighting, they are...


Wiring downlights to a switch properly

What are the downlights? Downlights are lights that direct light downwards, not outwards like an uplight. They often come in pairs or threes, and screw into the cup of a fitting. Types of downli...


Can i use a LED bulb in an incandescent fixture?

LED bulbs are becoming more and more popular due to their energy efficiency and long lifespan. They can be used in many different types of fixtures, including incandescent, halogen, and fluorescent fi...


Difference between halogen and LED

There are different types of light bulbs: incandescent, halogen, and LED. Each type of bulb has its own advantages and disadvantages. Incandescent light bulbs are the oldest type of light bulb. The...


Paint LED lights

Today, LED lights are used in many different applications. Some of the most common are traffic lights, streetlights, home lighting, and automotive lighting. They are also being used more and more in c...


Do light switches need to be grounded?

There is some debate over whether or not light switches need to be grounded. Some people say that it is unnecessary, while others believe it is a safety precaution that should not be ignored. The trut...


Which light bulb is better: B11 vs E12 bulb

What are the different types of light bulbs? There are many different types of light bulbs on the market today. The three most popular types of light bulbs are incandescent, fluorescent, and LED. E...


LED light color meaning

Color rendering index (CRI) A numerical value that tells the difference between how objects appear under a light source compared to how they would look under natural sunlight at noon on a clear day...


Integrated LED replacement

What is an integrated LED bulb? In an integrated LED bulb, the light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are mounted directly on the circuit board along with other components to form a lamp. These lamps look li...


Can you sleep with LED lights on?

Do LED lights affect your sleep? Your circadian rhythm, which is also known as your body clock, is sometimes shortened to "body clock." Scientists have found that most living things have a natural...


Dimmer switch for LED lights

A dimmer is an electrical switch used to vary the voltage supplied to a device or group of devices such as lamps, independent lighting circuits, etc. How does it work? Dimmers can come in differ...


LED lights: best color for studying

When it comes to finding the best LED color for studying, many people believe that blue light is the way to go. However, new research suggests that green light might actually be better for focus and c...


Light bulb base sizes guide

What is the light bulb base size? The base size of a bulb is the diameter of the threaded part of the bulb. There are several different sizes of bases, so it's important to make sure you get th...


Do LED lights attract spiders?

Why does LED light attract insects and spiders? Insects are naturally attracted to light because it helps them with many basic functions in their lives. For instance, some species use the moon,...


LED wattage

LED lights features Ranging from household bulbs, flashlights, and car lights. Led lighting technology has come a long way since its introduction to the world in 1962 by Nick Holonyak Jr. Now, most...