by April Reinhardt
(last updated October 21, 2015)
Most, if not all, compact fluorescent lights (CFLs) are now equipped with a screw-in feature, so that replacing incandescent bulbs with CFLs is entirely possible. Yet, sometimes it's confusing as to which type of CFL to purchase for home use, since it seems as if there are many from which to choose. There are four main characteristics to consider when choosing CFLs for your home lamps, and they are wattage, light output, type, and color quality.
When it comes to choosing the color for your CFLs, follow this short guide to choose the correct color temperature to suit your needs:
Speak with a qualified professional at your local home improvement or hardware store, and he can point you in the right direction when it comes to choosing the correct CFL. Make sure that you describe your preferences in lumens and color, so that you attain the desired outcome.
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