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Troubleshooting Your Television

A few years ago, we invested in a really nice flat screen television for our living room. Because we had spent a lot of money, I was surprised when it started flickering suddenly one day. After it flickered for awhile, it completely shut down, and I didn't know what to do. Since the device wasn't under warranty, I thought that we were going to have to replace the entire thing. Fortunately, a friend of mine told me about a great electronics repair center that could help. They inspected my television, told me what was wrong, and let me decide how I wanted it to be fixed. This blog is all about repairing your electronics instead of tossing them in the trash.

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3 Benefits Of LED Tube Lights

When shopping for new light fixtures, the most important piece of information to keep at the forefront of your mind is the fact that all lights aren't the same. From the level of light they provide to their energy rating, lights vary widely. However, LED tube lights seem to rest on the upper end of the light hierocracy. If you're considering this type of fixture, here are some of the reasons you should go in this direction.

Energy Efficient

For businesses and homes alike, a leading expense is energy cost. If you're able to minimize the amount of energy you use within a given cycle, you can lower the amount of energy cost that you pay. Fluorescent lights don't have the best reputation when it comes to energy efficiency.

LED lights, on the other hand, are widely recognized for their increased energy efficient design. Even if you don't cut down on the frequency in which you use the fixture, the sheer fact that the light is designed to be more efficient could result in decreased usage cost for you.


An excellent quality that LED tubes have is increased versatility. Traditional fluorescent lights are somewhat one-dimensional, which is okay in some instances, but in many cases, it's simply not enough. First, LED lights are dimmable. If there are periods in the day when the lights need to be higher, and other periods where dimmer lights are more appropriate, this feature works well. 

LED tube lights allow more versatility regarding where to focus, or direct, the light as well. With fluorescent lights, this is sometimes a challenge, as these fixtures focus all their light in the center of the fixture. The design of LED lights allows you to alter the distribution of the light to best fit the space.


Replacing a fluorescent light with an LED tube light can also give you more bang for your buck in terms of the lifespan of the light. While the frequency at which you use the light does have a lot to do with how long it lasts, the overall design and quality of the light matters as well. 

With an LED light, you can look forward to a longer lifespan. Additionally, whereas fluorescent lights can sometimes flicker, particularly as they age, LED lights don't flicker, which will offer you consistent light. 

The above are just some of the benefits tube lights can afford you. Make sure you use these tips to make the appropriate selection.