How do I know what light bulb to get?

How do I know which light bulb to buy?

How to Buy the Right Light Bulb

  1. Check your bulb base size and bulb shape. …
  2. Determine much light you need. …
  3. Select the right color of white for your light bulb. …
  4. Find out if you need to dim your light. …
  5. Find out if your light bulb will be used in an enclosed fixture or recessed can. …
  6. Choose the right type of light bulb.

How do I know if a light bulb will fit?

If you choose the wrong base the bulb will not fit, you should never force the bulb into the base of your fixture it should fit very easily. To find the size of you base you need to measure the width of your base in mm, the number you get is the size of your base.

Is E26 a standard bulb?

A Medium or Standard base light bulb is also referred to as an E26 base light bulb. … The photo below shows a light bulb that has a Medium or Standard E26 base. The second most common type of light bulb base that you’ll find here in the United States (and North America) is the “Candelabra” base.

Are E26 and A19 the same?

So to answer your questions in short, A19 and E26 is not the same. two different parts of the same bulb, but they are almost always combined. … “E26” on the other hand indicates what kind of base the bulb has. Most A19s will have an E26 base, but there are a few exceptions.

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Can I use any light bulb?

You can use any type of bulb for electric lights – LED light bulbs, incandescent light bulbs, fluorescent light bulbs, and so on. All light bulbs are designed to be powered by electricity.

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