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Home grown strawberries grown under LED lights

“This is the first time anyone has tried using LED lights” UK grower Wallings Nursery started trialling LED lighting in their greenhouses in Lawford three years ago, now English strawberries can now be enjoyed by UK consumers year-round. The fruit used to be only available from late May until July. The use of greenhouses extended … Continue reading Home grown strawberries grown under LED lights

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When shopping for LED lights, forget about watts. It’s all about Lumens.

You’re probably used to looking at watts when it comes to shopping for your light bulbs. However, with LEDs – the brightness level is determined very differently. ┬áLEDs use Lumens instead of Watts. Contrary to what most people think, wattage isn’t an actual indication of how bright your bulb is, but rather how much energy … Continue reading When shopping for LED lights, forget about watts. It’s all about Lumens.

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How Krystal saved $169.15 on her bill just by replacing 8 bulbs in her kitchen

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Here’s the thing: While there are numerous studies and facts about how LED lights are safer, brighter, and cost-efficient than CFLs or traditional bulbs, most people are turned off by the upfront price. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here’s a simple story … Continue reading How Krystal saved $169.15 on her bill just by replacing 8 bulbs in her kitchen

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What can I use instead of the 3M adhesive backing tape on my RGB strip lights?

Short answer: Hot glue! Yes – hot glue holds up very well. If you need to relocate the RGB strip lights later on, you can just peel off the glue easily. We do not sell hot glue guns on this website, however, you can purchase one at your local hardware store. The 3M adhesive strip, … Continue reading What can I use instead of the 3M adhesive backing tape on my RGB strip lights?

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Can I connect multiple LED strip lights together using one power supply?

Short answer: Yes with some conditions. The RGB strip lights we carry – in total are lit using 5-amps at 12-volts. If you wish to buy more than one kit and connect them together, you will need to purchase an additional power supply. (We do not sell them in our store) Otherwise, the ends will … Continue reading Can I connect multiple LED strip lights together using one power supply?

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Do I have to plug the RGB strip lights into a power source? Or can I use batteries?

Short answer: YES you can power our strip lights to an external battery source The DIY lighting kit we offer is a 12v led strip. This means they do need power to work, but since they are DC voltage, you can rig up your own power supply and connect to that. You can use a … Continue reading Do I have to plug the RGB strip lights into a power source? Or can I use batteries?

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