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Consumer Reports Reviews Lightbulbs

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert Lightbulb reviews. We review different types of Lightbulbs. Our Lightbulb reviews will help you decide what Lightbulb is best for you.

Consumer Reports Lightbulb reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our Lightbulb ratings where you will see our Lightbulb reviews on Type, Actual 3K or 12.5K hr brightness (lumens), Efficiency, Actual 3K or 12.5K hr color rendering index, Actual 3K hr warm-up time (sec.), Frequent on and off performance, Light distribution, Claimed life (yrs.), Light color, Brightness and Warm-up time. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of Lightbulbs that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

After reading reviews of the Lightbulb you are interested in you can compare models, review our list of the Lightbulb's features and specifications, read user reviews and submit your own review of a Lightbulb. We also have up to date Lightbulb blogs featuring Consumer Reports First Look for new models and Lightbulb news our experts think will help you make the best purchase.

Lightbulb Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsUtilitech Soft White PAR38 90W 75232 (Lowe's) Reviews
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Utilitech Soft White PAR38 90W 75232 (Lowe's)
Type: Flood/reflector 90- to 120-watt PAR38 equivalent bulbs
Summary: This model has been tested by our experts.
 
 
The Utilitech Soft White PAR38 90W 75232 (Lowe's) Lightbulb has the following features: Works with fully enclosed fixture, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Works with semi enclosed fixture and Pay back time.
ratingsTCP TruDim 16W (60W) Soft White Reviews
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TCP TruDim 16W (60W) Soft White
Type: General purpose 60-watt equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The TCP TruDim 16W (60W) Soft White Lightbulb has the following features: Dimmable, Works with electronic timer, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Outdoor use when used base up, Works with semi enclosed fixture, Works with photo cell, Works with motion sensor and Pay back time.
ratingsLG A19 12.5 60W 36514 Reviews
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LG A19 12.5 60W 36514
Type: General purpose 60-watt equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The LG A19 12.5 60W 36514 Lightbulb has the following features: Dimmable, Works with electronic timer, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Works with semi enclosed fixture, Works with photo cell, Works with motion sensor and Pay back time.
ratings3M LED 60W Reviews
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3M LED 60W
Type: General purpose 60-watt equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The 3M LED 60W Lightbulb has the following features: Dimmable, Works with electronic timer, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Works with semi enclosed fixture, Works with photo cell, Works with motion sensor and Pay back time.
ratingsGE Mini Spiral 13-60W Soft White 85383 Reviews
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GE Mini Spiral 13-60W Soft White 85383
Type: General purpose 60-watt equivalent bulbs
Summary: This model has been tested by our experts.
 
 
The GE Mini Spiral 13-60W Soft White 85383 Lightbulb has the following features: Works with fully enclosed fixture, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Works with semi enclosed fixture and Pay back time.