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How to Upgrade and Replace Lightbulbs

Replacing outdated lightbulbs in your new home can create the atmosphere you want and lower your electric bill. Here are your options.

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LED Lightbulb Test: Do All Bulbs Shine the Same?

It turns out not all LED lightbulbs are created equal. Check out which brand shines the brightest.


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Smart Bulbs: What’s the Smart Buy?

Smart lightbulbs with the same lumens have drastically different price points. I set out to find out why in the...


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Best Smart Light Bulbs for 2021

Here are eight of the best smart light bulb options for creative home lighting, featuring color-changing, dimming, automation and voice...


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Best Smart Light Switches and Dimmers

Smart light switches can bring functionality and convenience to your home with customized lighting configurations, timers, scheduling and automation.

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What to Know About Smart Light Bulbs

Smart light bulbs enable you to easily set the lighting mood in your home with dimming, color changes and automation...


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New Dusk-to-Dawn Light Bulbs for Your Outdoor Fixtures

GE's Dusk-to-Dawn light bulb is part of the new wave of LED lights bringing added functionality to our homes and...

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Smart Dimmer Switches Showdown: Pros and Cons

We put smart dimmer switches to the test in our HomeLAB. Here’s what you need to know about smart dimmer...


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7 Savvy Answers to Common Questions About Smart Light Switches

This overview will help you decide which smart light switches will work best with your smart home setup.


15 Must-Have Smart Products for the Ultimate Super Bowl Party

To create the ultimate Super Bowl LIV party you'll need to step up your game. Here are our picks for...


CFL Bulbs: Here’s What You Need to Know

10 common questions, 10 commonsense answers

Light Bulb Guide: How to Choose LED Bulbs

Shopped for light bulbs lately? If you have, you may have noticed that most bulbs sold now are LED (light...


15 Tips for Choosing LED Bulbs for Your Home

LED (light emitting diode) lights use less energy, last longer, come in many different colors, and are now available in...


LED Color Changing Light Bulbs

If you haven't yet caught on to the LED color changing light bulb trend, maybe it's time! At the very...


How to Replace a Fluorescent Light Bulb

First step? Check the fixture for other problems.


Using CFL Bulbs in Garage Door Openers

Solution to a lightbulb burnout problem? Not so fast

The Correct Way to Install a Light Bulb

Illuminate yourself to this handy hint to prevent light bulbs from breaking in light sockets. It's the best way to...


How to Change Auto Light Bulbs

Replace the 5 most neglected light bulbs in your vehicle


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Stuff We Love: Genie LED Light Bulb

This Genie LED light bulb is made for garage door openers.


Energy Act Requires New Light Bulbs to Conserve Energy

What you need to know to choose a lightbulb in 2012


Tips for Replacing Fluorescent Bulbs

They may look burned out, but don't get rid of them until the light goes bad


Switch to Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs and Save Energy

There are many options available in compact fluorescent bulbs