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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 u...


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&#...


Troubleshooting LED light bulbs problems

Common problems with LED lighting LED light bulbs are becoming increasingly popular as people look for more efficient ways to light their homes and businesses. But as with any new technology, there...


What should you know about dipped headlights?

What are dipped headlights? Your car is equipped with dipped headlights as an additional feature of your car's lighting system, allowing you to switch between high and low beams. Dipped headlig...


Are broken LED bulbs safe for you?

What if your LED bulb is broken? What are the risks? This question is asked by many because it's easy to break an LED light bulb. Breaking an LED bulb can happen by accident, meaning you could hav...


My LED daytime running lights flicker - what to do?

How do daytime running lights work? The only thing preventing drivers from driving with their high beams on is the risk of dazzling other drivers. In countries where this isn't a concern, high...


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...


LED strips for outdoor decor

What are the different types of outdoor LED strips? There are a variety of LED strips on the market that vary by shape, size, and brightness. In terms of shape, most come as standard square LE...


Is it possible to use LED bulbs for brake lights?

How do brake lights work? As a car owner or just for interest's sake, how do brake lights work? When a car's brakes are applied the brake pedal presses a hard rubber pad against a metal dis...


Is it safe to leave a light bulb socket empty?

When your bulb has burnt out and you need to replace it, many people will often take the bulb out of the socket if they don't have a spare. This is because there are fears that leaving a light bul...


LED light in turn signals blinking fast

Who uses LEDs in turn signals? LEDs in turn signals are becoming more and more common, especially with the general shift over to LED lighting.  Along with the most popular yellow bulbs for tur...


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...


Correct position of LED headlights

What is the correct position of LED headlights? When you have the headlights powered on, you should be able to test them by pushing a single button or moving a lever. This will activate the light b...


Motion sensor light turns on and off repeatedly - what to do?

What is motion light? A motion light is a security device that turns on when it detects movement at night. Motion lights are mostly used in the dark to help people feel safe and avoid tripping over...


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. The...


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...


LEDs buzzing

What does buzzing mean? Buzzing can be heard as a high-pitched sound coming from the speaker. The buzzing noise is caused by a resonance due to the fact that it vibrates at a particular frequency....


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...


Do you know the difference between fog lights and headlights?

What are headlights? Headlights are a type of vehicle light that allows the driver to see toward the front while driving. Headlight bulbs emit light in low beams and high beams, helping the driver...


What does dimmer switch buzzing mean?

Dimmer switches are quite safe when they are used normally. They are designed to make it possible for you to change the amount of light in a room, usually by adjusting the voltage sent through the cir...


Is LED light harmful for dogs?

How does LED light affect animals? Many people are using LED lights for their pets because they save money and do not require much electricity. This article will discuss how many types of lights af...


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...


Why does my LED light burn out?

It can happen anytime, anywhere - you're walking down the street, stumble into a dark alley, and then fall over into a puddle of ice-cold water. Or maybe it's just after you've finished...


Is it possible to use LED headlights in reflector housing?

What is the peculiarity of LED headlights? LED lights are light-emitting diodes: semiconductor devices used to emit light and developed at the beginning of the 1950s. LED headlights produce more cl...


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...


Low and high beams headlight: main features

How do headlights work? A headlight is a lamp on the front of a vehicle that illuminates the way in which this car is moving. Headlights are usually found on cars, motorcycles or trucks. It is c...


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...


Can you use LED strips to grow plants?

LED lighting has become an increasingly popular way for people to grow plants. These are compact, efficient lights that are great for growing plants indoors without the need for natural light. There a...


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 you restick or reuse LED light strips?

LED lights in interior design are becoming more and more popular. They are cheaper to run, very energy efficient, they last longer, don't heat up as much as other lights do. One can now find them...


Can LED lights catch on fire?

LED lights are known for being incredibly energy-efficient and long-lasting. However, LED also can catch on fire if not installed or used correctly. Here are a few things to keep in mind whe...