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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 Frequent on and off performance, Brightness, Light distribution, Color rendering index, Warm-up time, Works with dimmer, Light color, Claimed life (yrs.), Efficiency, Type and Works with fully enclosed fixtures. 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

ratingsEcoSmart 14-Watt (75W) A19 Soft White 726558 (Home Depot) Reviews
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EcoSmart 14-Watt (75W) A19 Soft White 726558 (Home Depot)
Type: General purpose 75-watt equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The EcoSmart 14-Watt (75W) A19 Soft White 726558 (Home Depot) Lightbulb has the following features: Dimmable, Works with fully enclosed fixture, Works with electronic timer, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Works with photo cell and Works with motion sensor.
ratingsUtilitech PAR38 LED 20W 90W Warm White (Lowe's) Reviews
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Utilitech PAR38 LED 20W 90W Warm White (Lowe's)
Type: Flood/reflector 90- to 120-watt PAR38 equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The Utilitech PAR38 LED 20W 90W Warm White (Lowe's) Lightbulb has the following features: Dimmable, Works with fully enclosed fixture, Works with electronic timer, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Outdoor use when used base up, Works with photo cell and Works with motion sensor.
ratingsUtilitech 13-Watt (75W) BR30 Soft White Outdoor Flood (Lowe's) Reviews
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Utilitech 13-Watt (75W) BR30 Soft White Outdoor Flood (Lowe's)
Type: Flood/reflector 65- to 90-watt equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The Utilitech 13-Watt (75W) BR30 Soft White Outdoor Flood (Lowe's) Lightbulb has the following features: Dimmable, Works with fully enclosed fixture, Works with electronic timer, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Works with photo cell and Works with motion sensor.
ratingsPhilips EcoVantage 83-Watt (120W) PAR38 Halogen Dimmable Flood Reviews
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Philips EcoVantage 83-Watt (120W) PAR38 Halogen Dimmable Flood
Type: Flood/reflector 90- to 120-watt PAR38 equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The Philips EcoVantage 83-Watt (120W) PAR38 Halogen Dimmable Flood Lightbulb has the following features: Dimmable, Works with fully enclosed fixture, Works with electronic timer, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Outdoor use when used base up, Works with photo cell and Works with motion sensor.
ratingsMaxLite 20Watt PAR38 100W Reviews
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MaxLite 20Watt PAR38 100W
Type: Flood/reflector 90- to 120-watt PAR38 equivalent bulbs
Summary:
 
 
The MaxLite 20Watt PAR38 100W Lightbulb has the following features: Dimmable, Works with electronic timer, Outdoor not exposed to moisture, Works with photo cell and Works with motion sensor.