Bulbs / Globes

Light bulbs, globes and tubes

Filament Bulbs

Filament light bulbs, sometimes referred to as Edison light bulbs, antique light bulbs, and vintage light bulbs, refer to modern bulbs reproducing the appearance of carbon or early tungsten-filament incandescent lamps. Most of these bulbs are reproductions of the wound filament bulbs made popular by Edison Electric Light Company at the turn of the 20th century. They are easily identified by …

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I would like to use LED but I don’t like the bright, white, clinical look.

The bright white of the ‘daylight’ colour temperature certainly isn’t everyone’s favourite. Most LED bulbs or light sources are available in a choice of colour temperatures. Some people prefer a ‘warm white’ colour, which more closely resembles the colour of conventional incandescent bulbs, or a “natural” colour – somewhere in between. See Colour Temperature for …

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Will the fitting be hot?

Hot to touch, yes! Most lights create heat. Halogen bulbs do tend to produce the most heat, making fittings hot to touch. This can be uncomfortable for some, and worse in some circumstances. They use more energy and generally don’t last as long as the LED alternative. They are used less and less indoors and …

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Will my light fitting include bulbs?

Many fittings do include bulbs, yes. Bulbs are always supplied with fittings that use a special type of bulb. However, with some fittings, there are options with brightness or type of bulb, so they’re not included. Any bulb you need for our fittings is available to buy from our range of replacement bulbs.

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