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How to Turn Your Porch Lights into Security Lights


What are the benefits of upgrading your porch lights to security lights? Security means protection and prevention. A security light can turn on automatically when you get home at night, and help you deter away burglars when you're not home, instantly improving your home safety. But what can you do to make these a reality? Read on and you'll find the answer.






Contents:
Upgrade Security via Switching Your Porch Light Bulb
How to Switch the Porch Light Bulb



Upgrade Security via Switching Your Porch Light Bulb


The easiest way to turn your current porch light into a security light is to switch the bulb, and a functional bulb is the best choice. Functional light bulb means that the light bulb is not only used for illumination, but offers other unexpected functions. To take dusk to dawn light for instance, it can identify the external environment and turn on the bulb automatically when it's dark and turn off when it's dawn. Or, if you perhaps your bulb can be controlled from a voice assistant or an app on smart devices like Apple or Android phone, so as to achieve voice control, remote control, etc., taking a smart wifi light bulbs is all you need. That said, switching to a functional light bulb can perfectly make your home life more convenient and intelligent, and also provide security for your residence. To help you pick out the right bulb for your reference quickly, below are the details on these two different types of functional bulbs.


enlightened Dusk to Dawn Light Bulb


Dusk to dawn light bulb from LOHAS LED is a kind of sensor lights. It automatically lights up at night and off during the day by detecting the light intensity. All you need to do is just to install it, and then you dont need to turn the lights on or off manually anymore. Then, to meet the common lamp fixture base (e26 base and candelabra bulb base) in the U.S., LOHAS LED do offer you dusk to dawn light bulbs adopting to a19 e26 bulb or e12 bulb, which is especially suitable for screwing in any porch lights fixtures like wall lamp or pendant lamp. Besides, the bulb is an LED bulb, which is energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly. In addition, it contains no lead or mercury, no UV or IR, meets CE, RoHS, FCC standards, which is environment friendly and harmless to human health.

Technical Details Comparison of LOHAS LED Dusk to Dawn Sensor Light Bulbs


a19 e26 6w dusk to dawn light bulb

a19 e26 dusk to dawn light bulb

a19 e26 dusk to dawn light bulb 12w

a21 e26 dusk to dawn light bulb daylight

br30 e26 dusk to dawn light bulb
Package 4 Pack 4 Pack 2 Pack 2 Pack 2 Pack
Lumen 500LM 500LM 920LM 1580LM 720LM
Watt 6W
(40W Equivalent)
6W
(40W Equivalent)
12W
(100W Equivalent)
16W
(150W Equivalent)
9W
(60W Equivalent)
Base e26 base e26 base e26 base e26 base e26 base
Color Temperature Daylight White 5000K Soft White
3000K
Daylight White 5000K Daylight White 5000K Daylight White 5000K


enlightened Smart Light Bulb


Searching for a smart light bulb to vivid your home living? The color changing light bulb from LOHAS LED can perfectly do help so. With over 16 million colors ( Daylight & Warm White + RGB ) & 8 scene modes available, while the brightness of every color is adjustable, you can easily DIY your favorite color according to your mood and create a romantic atmosphere to every corner. With a color temperature from 2700-6000K, you can also use it for general illumination. Compatible with Alexa Echo, Google Home Assistant and Siri, you can send voice commands to your voice assistant to turn on/off, dim/brighten or switch light colors. Not only that, but you can also set schedules for your smart lights to turn on and off or dim at certain times, or create a group for all LOHAS smart devices for integrated control. That is, you can turn on the lights before you get home, you can also turn on the lights to scare the criminal away when you are not home at night. Plus, adopting as an a19 bulb with an e26 base, this smart light bulb is suitable for most light bulb fixtures either.

Technical Details Comparison of LOHAS LED Smart Bulbs


candelabra
google home bulb


candelabra color changing light bulb


e26 color changing
light bulb


e26 amazon alexa light bulbs


gu10 smart bulb

Price

$26.99/2 Pack

$23.99/2 Pack

$21.99/2 Pack

$24.99/2 Pack

$19.99/2 Pack

Lumen

450LM

450LM

450LM

720LM

380LM

Watt
(Replacement Watt)

5W
(40W Equivalent)

5W
(40W Equivalent)

8W
(60W Equivalent)

8W
(50W Equivalent)

5W
(50W Equivalent)

Light Color

RGB &
Tunable White

RGB & Tunable White

RGB &
Cool White

Daylight White

Warm White

Color Temperature

2700K-6000K

2700K-6000K

2700K-6000K

5000K

2700k

Shape Type

C35

C35

A19 Light Bulb

A19 Light Bulb

Spotlight

Base Type

e12 base

e12 base

e26 base

e26 base

gu10 base

Key Function

Controlled by Voice and APP

Generate over 16 million light colors

Generate over 16 million light colors

Controlled by Voice and APP

Controlled by Voice and APP

Dimmable




How to Switch the Porch Light Bulb


After choosing the porch light bulbs, it's time to complete your secure porch lights via screwing them into your fixtures. On the whole standard light bulbs are relatively simple to change, but of course there are some important things you need to know. So today we will show you a detailed step of switching the porch light bulbs, please read carefully.

NOTE: For your safety, it is important to turn off the power to the light fixture before switching the bulb.

STEP 1. Use a secure ladder and stand at an appropriate height to check your porch light.
STEP 2. Check to ensure the top and bottom ends of the porch light can rotate counterclockwise. These are usually bolts that hold the lampshade in place. If one of the points rotates, then continue to unscrew it until you can remove the lampshade and take off the old bulb.
STEP 3. Clean the light fixture. After taking off the light bulb, you should also use a cloth to remove dust, bugs, and other dirt that may have accumulated inside the light fixture early.
STEP 4. Screw the new light bulb into the socket carefully and re-tighten all the screws and bolts that you have not unscrewed firmly.
STEP 5. Turn on the power again to check if the bulb is installed correctly and working well.




It's time to turn your porch lights into security lights. For the safety of you and your family, or to save electricity and reduce light pollution, these two bulbs above are your best choice.