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LED Strip Light Guide: Installation

Oct 31, 14 LED Strip Light Guide: Installation

So you’ve already read Part 1: Purchasing Considerations of our LED strip light guide. Or maybe you already knew what you needed to buy. Nonetheless, you’re ready to make sure you have everything you need to properly set up your LED strip light with Part 2: Installation. So let’s get started!

As you probably already know, LED strip light is ideal for creating beautiful backlight accents and other artistic lighting effects. However, strip light is a bit more complicated to set up than regular light bulbs, requiring an array of unfamiliar parts. While setting up tape light may seem overwhelming at first, it’s actually quite simple once you understand all its components and their functions. Luckily, we’re here to break it down. Using the checklist below, you will be able to properly install your LED lighting arrangement, problem-free.

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Creating a Lovely Winter Wonderland

Oct 30, 14 Creating a Lovely Winter Wonderland

It’s almost time to break out the wool coats and open up the fireplace again. Winter is a wonderful time of year filled with fun holidays, family gatherings, gorgeous decorations and all the turkey you could ever eat. During these chilly times it’s important to keep your home feeling warm and looking beautiful on the inside and out. Here are a few lighting tips to create your very own winter wonderland.

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1000Bulbs.com Now Offers Direct Plug-In T8 LED Light Bulbs

Oct 29, 14 1000Bulbs.com Now Offers Direct Plug-In T8 LED Light Bulbs

Great news for those looking to upgrade their T8 fluorescent tubes to LED—1000Bulbs.com now offers direct plug-inT8 LED Light Bulbs. These direct plug-in lamps are easy to install into existing lampholders, requiring no electrical rewiring and no need to change the ballast. Simply swap out your old fluorescent tubes with these ballast-compatible LED versions.

Our direct plug-in T8 LED lamps are compatible with ballasts that are instant, programmed, or magnetic start. They use half the energy of their fluorescent counterparts, last twice as long, and are more durable. They have instant-on operation without flickering, and meet UL and DLC standards. These features make direct plug-in T8 LED light bulbs the superior choice for commercial and residential lighting.

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DIY Halloween Pumpkin Lighting Ideas

Oct 29, 14 DIY Halloween Pumpkin Lighting Ideas

Halloween is this Friday, yet you’re missing one very important element: lighted pumpkins to brighten your doorstep for trick-or-treaters. Of course, you could always go old school and stick tea lights or candles inside toothy jack-o-lanterns, but then you’d have to worry about your lights blowing out or posing fire hazards. Luckily, it’s not too late to be more creative (and safe) with your pumpkins this year. These quick and easy DIY Halloween pumpkin lighting ideas will illuminate your stoop without the hassles of traditional candles!

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Cree Launches Updated LED Bulbs With 4Flow Filament Design

Oct 28, 14 Cree Launches Updated LED Bulbs With 4Flow Filament Design

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cree, the North Carolina-based LED and semiconductor manufacturer, took the lighting world by storm with the announcement and subsequent release of their innovative line of consumer LED bulbs.

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Lighting Tips for Home Photography

Oct 27, 14 Lighting Tips for Home Photography

Photography is a very difficult and competitive field, but it’s possible to improve your own home pictures with a little training and some clever lighting techniques.  “A trick of the light” is more than just an excuse; proper application of soft light, hard light, shadows, and positions can bring your home photography to life.  Be warned, once you improve your own pictures, you’ll be handed the camera at every event with friends and family.

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