How to Dispose of Different Types of Light Bulbs?

how do you throw out a light bulb

Did you know that lightbulbs are considered hazardous waste? This is because they contain mercury and other chemicals that can cause harm to the environment. These bulbs should never be thrown in your garbage! There are many steps involved with disposing of a light bulb, so read on for more information on properly disposing of … Read more

Why Do LED Lights Flicker and How to Stop It?

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LED lights flicker for a variety of reasons. It can be caused by cable connection or faulty bulbs, and the most common is due to power quality. We will explain why LED lights flicker, how to diagnose it, and what you can do about it. Let’s get started!   Can Flickering LED Lights Damage Eyes? … Read more

A Complete Guide on Choosing the Best LED T8 Bulbs

t8 daylight tubes

LED stands for ‘light-emitting diode’. The “T” in a lamp nomenclature denotes tubular, or the shape of the lamp. “8” denotes the diameter of the tube. In the case of a T8 tube, it means eight-eighths of an inch (=1inch) or 2.54cm. If you are finding out LED T8 bulbs for basement, garage, shops…, No … Read more

LED Color Temperature and Kelvin Light Scale

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LED bulbs have become quite popular over the previous years due to their brightness and energy conservation. However, LED lights generally come in various color temperatures whose suitability varies from room to room. These color temperatures are typically measured using a Kelvin scale and labeled on the bulb’s box. However, though marked, you might end … Read more

How to Convert Fluorescent Light to LED?

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Fluorescent lighting has become nearly obsolete over the last few years as LED seems to be the preferred choice in most homes and workplaces. LEDs have more efficient and consume less energy compared with traditional fluorescent tubes. Another amazing thing about LEDs is that they last long enough to make you forget replacement. With all … Read more

LED vs CFL vs Incandescent

difference between led and incandescent

A couple of decades ago, the only bulbs that were present to light homes were incandescent bulbs and the only choice you had to make was wattage, where you would pick a bulb based on the level of brightness needed. In recent years, however, new bulbs have emerged due to advancements in technology hence replacing … Read more

Who Invented the Light Bulb?

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When the sun sets that’s when birds go to sleep. Some of the best moments are made after the nightfall, of course with the help of artificial light. The electric light bulb, especially the incandescent one has become something we can’t live without. You must be wondering who invented the light bulb. Was it Thomas … Read more