10% off All Halogens – Ends 8/11/14

Aug 05, 14 10% off All Halogens – Ends 8/11/14

For a limited time, you can save 10% at 1000Bulbs.com across our entire selection of halogen light bulbs.  The savings are only available for a limited time and the sale ends on Monday, August 11, 2014.

Halogen light bulbs have a wide array of application from everything from landscape lighting to spot and flood lights.

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LED Task Lighting Tips

Aug 04, 14 LED Task Lighting Tips

Setting up the right task lighting can be maddening.  Whether you just need to eliminate shadows on your workbench, reduce eyestrain at your desk, or get just the right colors for an art studio, you’ll find different light and setting requirements for each situation.  This is the lighting we use for working on our passions and hobbies, but without proper lighting it’s easier to make mistakes and harder to see the fine details we want to put into our work.  Sometimes it’s the little things, like a minor flaw or a small improvement that can make a huge difference in how we feel about a finished task.  Here’s a quick guide to setting up LED task lighting so you can upgrade to a more cost-effective bulb without losing the quality you’re used to.

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Why Do My Light Bulbs Keep Burning Out?

Jul 25, 14 Why Do My Light Bulbs Keep Burning Out?

Although incandescent light bulbs typically have lifespans from 1,000 to 3,000 hours, many people have light fixtures in their home that burn through bulbs at a much faster rate. If you’ve had to replace light bulbs in the same fixtures time and time again, this week’s entry is for you. While burned out bulbs are sometimes the fault of defective products, often this blame is misplaced. Why not rule out other causes and possibly save yourself the expense of a new light? Below are a few common reasons light bulbs routinely burn out.

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10 LED Lighting Terms: Explained

Jul 21, 14 10 LED Lighting Terms: Explained

We’ve covered standard lighting terms before, but LEDs have a set of terms of their own.  The barrage of foreign jargon and acronyms on LED data sheets can leave a lot of people floundering between numbers and flashy buzz-words they aren’t used to.  So here’s a short list of 10 important industry terms and what they mean to help you make a more informed decision when you’re picking out your next LED light bulb.

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Buying a Metal Halide Bulb: 4 Factors to Consider

Jul 18, 14 Buying a Metal Halide Bulb: 4 Factors to Consider

Metal halide (MH) bulbs are a popular type of high-intensity discharge (HID) lamp. Metal halide bulbs emit very powerful, bright white light and generally have a higher color-rendering index (CRI) than other HIDs. They can be used either indoors or outdoors but are best used in applications that take advantage of their energy efficiency and high CRIs, such as parking lots, sports game lighting and automotive headlamps. There are many kinds of metal halide bulbs, along with many industry terms that may make it difficult to select the bulb you need. That’s why in this week’s entry, we define and discuss some important factors you should consider when purchasing a new HID metal halide light bulb.

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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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