In addition to the standard difficulties with choosing a base and lighting level, difficulties may arise due to the fact that the lamp market is replenished almost daily with new products. Therefore, it is necessary to familiarize yourself with their characteristics in advance.
How to choose a light bulb
The main criteria for choosing light bulbs are well-known:
- the bulb must be economical;
- the light bulb should provide a comfortable level of illumination;
- the light bulb should be harmless and safe to use.
In addition, you should pay attention to other parameters, such as the type of light bulb, its size and shape.
Choose the type of light bulb
Dozens of types of electric light sources are produced in the world, but most of them are special-purpose goods. Usually, most of us deal with three types of light bulbs every day:
LED light bulbs
The LED light bulb can be purchased for any type of premises. Any disadvantages of these bulbs, which limit their use as sources of street lighting, are offset by the stable temperature in our apartments. There are even LED bulbs that sterilize the room not only when you are at home, but also before you come home, for example, Qivation. All this is thanks to the control of the light bulb through the application. You can also adjust the light for yourself, because it has several shades of warm or cold white, or set a timer when to turn on or off the light bulb.
But most others have lighting that is different from natural, which leads to a deterioration in sleep, so it is advised to combine light bulbs if you do not have a smart LED bulb.
An incandescent light bulb can be recommended to be purchased for lighting a room where you go quite rarely, and where the light does not last long. Such a lamp can be bought, for example, for a pantry, for a basement, or for a corridor. But they are already banned from being used in their homes due to high costs.
Fluorescent light bulbs can be purchased for any room. They provide an excellent level of illumination, so they were actively bought for residential, warehouse and industrial premises. However, the peculiarity of such bulbs, which consists in reducing the service life due to an increase in the number of inclusions per day, does not allow them to be recommended for those rooms where the light is turned on / off more than a dozen times a day.
After you decide on the type of light bulb, you can safely select the necessary power, size and shape of the bulb.