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Guide to Longer Lasting Light Bulbs

Here are a few tips for longer lasting recessed can light, and other light bulbs as well – These are the types of light bulbs that are best for ceiling fan light fixtures because of the constant vibration that is produced by the fan motor.

How to Select Longer Lasting Light Bulbs and LED lights
Lighting Question: We have recessed lighting in our stairs (in the risers) and the light bulbs keep burning out.

  1. I’m using 4watt nightlight style bulbs.
  2. Should I try a lower wattage?

This electrical question came from: Linnet, a Homeowner from Saskatoon, Canada.
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your home lighting question Linnet.

Selecting Longer Lasting Lights and LED Bulbs

Here are a few tips for longer lasting recessed can light, and other light bulbs as well.

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