What are Full Wave LED Christmas Lights?

Dec 01, 14 What are Full Wave LED Christmas Lights?

LED Christmas lights become more popular every year.  They last longer and are less susceptible to vibrations or damage, but you may have noticed something odd (or had a friend who noticed) about the light given off by your new Christmas lights.  The bulbs may seem to flicker while you stare at them.  This is especially noticeable if the light string is moving in the breeze or on a display and can be very distracting or annoying.  The cause of this flicker is in how the LED string is designed:  Whether it uses full-wave or half-wave rectification.

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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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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 pumpkin lighting ideas will illuminate your stoop without the hassles of traditional candles!

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Christmas in July Giveaway

Jul 11, 14 Christmas in July Giveaway

1000Bulbs.com is proud to announce its “Christmas in July Giveaway” contest, set to begin today, July 11th and end at midnight on July 31st. Our grand prize includes four boxes of 35 clear LED Christmas lights, one box of 35 Multicolored LED Christmas Lights, two boxes of 175 multicolored garland lights, 150 multi chasing Christmas lights, 8 circular peppermint ornaments; 3 shatter proof ornaments and 3 snow blankets! This is our biggest prize yet, so don’t miss out!

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Advantages of LED Christmas Lights

Jul 11, 14 Advantages of LED Christmas Lights

With Christmas in July promotions in full swing, now is an opportune time to purchase LED Christmas lights. After all, the holidays are one of the best times to take advantage of LED savings. LED Christmas lights use up to 33% less energy than regular Christmas lights, saving the environment as well as money in your wallet. But LED lights not only use less energy and cost less money; they also offer several other advantages over their incandescent predecessors. Let’s take a look at why you should upgrade your Christmas lights this holiday season.

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How to Recycle Old or Broken Light Bulbs

Jun 30, 14 How to Recycle Old or Broken Light Bulbs

Most light bulbs are made from glass, and glass is one of the most easily recycled materials on the planet. So recycling light bulbs should be an easy and effective way to top off going green when you upgrade to more energy efficient light bulbs, right? Not quite. Each type of bulb is different and requires different considerations for disposal. So let’s take a look at how to properly recycle your old or broken bulbs.

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