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8 Great Lights For Your Storm Emergency Kit

Lighting - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 4/21/2021

A reliable flashlight is an important addition to your home emergency kit. Make sure you're prepared for a sudden loss of power with our recommendations on the best flashlights, headlamps and electric lanterns to have on hand in case of an emergency.

How to Find the Right Headlight Bulb For Your Car or Truck

Lighting - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 4/20/2021

Need a new headlight bulb for your car or truck? Learn the differences between halogen, zenon and LED bulbs in terms of life cycle, energy efficiency and brightness. Plus, find out how to determine which bulb size your vehicle requires.

What are the Best Bike & E-Bike Accessories?

Lighting - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 4/1/2021

Before you head out on your next big bike ride, be sure you have everything you need. Batteries Plus carries a variety of convenient accessories, including air compressors, cell phone mounts and portable lights to help you stay visible in the dark.

Why Some LEDs Can't Be Used in Enclosed Fixtures

Lighting - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 1/4/2021

Enclosed lighting fixtures can cause problems for LED bulbs. The tight fit keeps heat from venting properly, which can cause the bulbs to burn out prematurely. Read on for tips to help determine if your bulb is compatible with enclosed fixtures.

What are the Best Outdoor Security Lights for Your Home?

Lighting - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 12/16/2020

Looking for a way to make your home more secure? Batteries Plus Bulbs has a wide variety of security lights available. Deter intruders with motion activated floodlights, perfect for driveways, porches, walkways and more.

How to Use Smart Devices to Get Your Home Ready For Winter

Lighting - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 11/17/2020

Batteries Plus Bulbs offers affordable smart home products perfect for tackling the dark days of winter. Create a brighter home lighting scheme with smart light bulbs. Or, use a smart camera to help you feel safer when coming home after dark.

Smart Home Made Simple: A Look at the Best Smart Light Bulbs For Beginners

Lighting - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 7/31/2020

Smart lighting provides you with the security and convenience of controlling your home's lighting remotely through your phone. Get answers to your smart home questions, including which products are best for beginners.

A Flashlight For Every Occasion

Lighting - by Bryan Veldboom - updated on 5/17/2019

Flashlights are an important item for everyday use, as well as an essential tool for a number of industry professionals. Batteries Plus Bulbs sells a wide range of models, suited to a variety of different tasks, each featuring its own unique size, shape and brightness.

Bring Up the Lights - Outdoor Décor & Lighting Tips for Spring

Lighting - by Mary Williams - updated on 4/10/2019

In preparation for spring, many people will dust off the old patio chairs and arrange their warm-weather setup for home entertaining and celebrations. For those who could use an upgrade, we've provided a variety of tips to revamp your outdoor décor and lighting to make spring even more enjoyable...

Seeing Things In a Different Light

Lighting - by David Neubert - updated on 7/26/2017

Light bulbs come in a vast range of color temperatures, providing many options to choose from when lighting the rooms in your home.The three primary types of color temperature for light bulbs are: Soft White, Bright White/Cool White, and Daylight...