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Which Color LED Light is Best for Each Room in Your Home?

Posted by Birddog Lighting on Jul 2nd 2019

Which Color LED Light is Best for Each Room in Your Home?
You’ve bought your home, started to decorate, and have realized that something doesn’t look right. What is it? The lighting in each room is way too harsh! You don’t want this to ruin all of your hard work. How can you find the right colors to match the personality of each room and still make them functional? Choosing light bulb colors is about more than just picking the one you like the best at the store or the one with the cheapest price tag. It’s all about how you want the room...
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3 DIY LED Light Projects For Summer

Posted by Birddog Lighting on Jun 25th 2019

3 DIY LED Light Projects For Summer
LED lights make a great addition to your patio or yard this summer. The LED light projects shown here will transform your space into an outdoor oasis. Everything featured is a quick project that will add safety and a touch of whimsy to your summer nights. LED lights are 80% more efficient than incandescent light bulbs. Light-emitting diode or LEDs, don’t lack in style either. They come in almost every form from holiday lights, rope lights, light bulbs to out...
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Towards a Smarter Home: How Do Smart Bulbs Work?

Posted by Birddog Lighting on May 27th 2019

Towards a Smarter Home: How Do Smart Bulbs Work?
Did you know a 9W LED bulb can last 15-20 years? In comparison, a standard 60W incandescent bulb only lasts a year. As for energy cost, a 9W LED bulb costs about $1.08 per year compared to the incandescent bulb’s $7.23 per year. That might not sound like a lot, but imagine how quickly the bills stack when you have multiple lights to maintain in a single home or business space. With this in mind, the automated home is also coming to a rising trend as well. What better way to help you w...
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Home Lighting Basics: Comparing Lumens vs. Watts

Posted by Birddog Lighting on May 20th 2019

Home Lighting Basics: Comparing Lumens vs. Watts
Light bulbs today are more energy-efficient; they consume about 25% to 80% less energy. That’s good news for homeowners, but the problem with this is that they may now get confused with labels. In the past, people only relied on the wattage rating to measure the brightness. Now, we have lumens, which also indicates the brightness of the light bulb. What do we need to look at when buying light bulbs? Read on to find out the differences between lumens vs watts. 1. Lumens vs Watts: Wh...
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Exterior Home Lighting Ideas: How LEDs can Improve Aesthetics and Safety

Posted by Birddog Lighting on May 13th 2019

Exterior Home Lighting Ideas: How LEDs can Improve Aesthetics and Safety
Did you know that installing outdoor lighting around your home and property can reduce crime by up to 39 percent? It’s true – however, that’s not all it offers. The fact is, installing LED lights outside of your home provides a wide array of benefits. While most people know how beneficial these lights are inside the home, they may not realize the versatility and function they offer outdoors. However, to see these benefits, you have to use the lights in the proper way. Keep reading...
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