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The Home Depot lists more than 15 different types of light bulb bases, including medium, candelabra, medium skirted, bipin and twistline. Other base types include intermediate, mogul, widepin and candelabra bayonet. Each... More »

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In-ground, above-ground, down lighting and solar lights are some types of flagpole lights. Small spotlights, floodlights and LED lights are also often used as flagpole lights. More »

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Light switches come in several types, including single-pole, three-way switches, multilocation switches, double switches and dimmers. Various features can be combined with these types of switches, including timers, time-... More »

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An incandescent light bulb is made out of glass and metal. It is filled with an inert gas such as argon. This gas helps to slow down the deterioration of the metal filament. More »

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A common method to get a stuck light bulb to loosen without damaging it or the socket is to use duct tape to create two handles on either side of the bulb and then twist them counterclockwise. Before attempting to remove... More »

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Most commonly, light bulbs explode when manufacturers do not put enough insulation on the base of the bulb, which causes the base to melt and allows the gas stored in the light bulb to leak out. The leaking gas causes a ... More »

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The A19 light bulb is the most common residential light bulb. With light bulb names, letters are used to indicate light shape and numbers to indicate light size. The A19 has an arbitrary shape, with 19 being the widest w... More »

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