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Featured Pro: Eric Stromer Category: Home Improvement Time: 2:12
ERIC STROMER: Hey, I’m Eric Stromer. Here’s your GMC Trade Secret.
There is an enormous amount of light bulb choices out there. You have things that look like candle flames for chandeliers. You’ve got party lights, colored lights, energy-efficient lighting. Wattages are all different; so many different applications.
I’m going to teach you about the wonderful world of lighting and how many different choices there are. I’m going to take some of these party lights, I think. You can’t have too many of those. And then let me get some of these 50-watters here. All right, come on.
You know, there are three different types of light bulbs. There’s incandescent, which is the common bulb used in your lamps in your home. Now, these bulbs can burn from 15 watts all the way up to 120. It will burn out rapidly on you, but they sure look good and they’re inexpensive.
The other choice, believe it or not, fluorescent, gets a bad rap. Fluorescent lights actually can burn up to seven years with a single bulb. So if you were to replace all the bulbs in your home with these fluorescent lights, you would save so much in energy costs. And check it out. It’s actually a very, very pretty light once it’s installed. It has the warmth to it. These fluorescents have come a long way.
Now, the difference between a fluorescent energy-saving bulb and a traditional incandescent light bulb is that the fluorescent bulb has the same amount of light but uses way less energy. So I really believe this is a great choice for any lamp in your home. You’re going to be amazed at the amount of energy you save.
The other option now is halogen. Now, halogen has a tendency to burn very hot and very even. It’s a perfect application when you’re highlighting an artistic piece in your home. In recessed lighting it’s perfect because it really casts a beautiful daylight type of light down on the environment. It’s also great with a dimmer. It’s always very even at every setting on your dimmer.
If you’re having problems with light bulbs burning out rapidly on you, it could be because you’re tweaking the bulb too tightly within the cradle of the light itself. So ease back on it a bit, just until that thing is lighting, and that should be adequate. Don’t overtighten the bulbs. They’ll burn out faster on you.