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Only Need One Color? Here’s Why You Should Go With 3528 LED Light Strips

Posted by Birddog Lighting on Mar 4th 2019

Only Need One Color? Here’s Why You Should Go With 3528 LED Light Strips
LED lighting technology was first investigated and discussed in scientific papers in 1927. But it wasn’t until 1961 when Texas Instruments patented LED technology here in the US that these powerful little lights started to gain traction.  These first LEDs were quite expensive at $200 a light. This meant that they were only good for high tech scientific equipment and machinery.  As with all technology though, advancements were made and the price came down. As the price d...
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Shine Bright! Here Are 7 Ideas For What You Can Do with 5050 LED Strip Lights

Posted by Birddog Lighting on Feb 25th 2019

Shine Bright! Here Are 7 Ideas For What You Can Do with 5050 LED Strip Lights
Lighting is everything. And if you’ve ever replaced an antiquated ceiling light fixture or added a nice accent lamp to your bedside table, you know firsthand how much lighting can change the mood of your home. One of the best ways to do that is with 5050 LED strips. They can add a modern flourish to any home. And with a low price and easy installation, there’s no reason you shouldn’t start adding them to your home. There are plenty of ways to use LED strips to give your home a...
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7 Things You Need to Know Before Buying LED Strip Lights

Posted by Birddog Lighting on Jan 23rd 2018

7 Things You Need to Know Before Buying LED Strip Lights
Are you looking to switch up the look of your home? LED strip lights are a great way to make a major but inexpensive change to the look of your home. Adding this kind of lighting is very versatile. You can place it behind, underneath, or around objects in your home to add a unique and multi-layered look. If you’re considering buying a strip of LED lighting for any room of your house, first read these seven things you should know. They’ll help you know everything you need to know in order to be...
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Must Read Tips For Weather Proofing Your LED Rope Lights and LED Strip Lights

Posted by Birddog Lighting on Nov 10th 2017

Winter is coming! Well, it’s pretty much already here in Montana. Outside of our office is a blanket of white. As the holidays approach people all over are getting ready to put up holiday decorations, so we at Birddog Lighting wanted to take a moment to remind you to WEATHER PROOF your lighting if it is going outside. Most of our lights (LED Rope Lights, LED SMD Strip Lights, regular and neon) are IP65 rated* when properly sealed. Ignoring this step when using your lighting outdoors can cause da...
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How to Decorate Your Dorm with LED Rope Lights

Posted by Birddog Lighting on Oct 23rd 2017

How to Decorate Your Dorm with LED Rope Lights
Itching to spruce up your dorm room? Want to give your space a little flair and unique atmosphere? Grab yourself some LED rope lights and get decorating! You’ll be doing more than putting your unique stamp on your home away from home. You’ll help reduce energy consumption while lighting your space. Here are few ideas to get you started! Frame Your Headboard With LED Rope Lights Want to reduce eye-strain when using digital devices in bed at night? A little indirect lighting can help. Run a stran...
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