Exterior Flood Light Size question/help

MikeBoston73July 14, 2011

Hi,

I recently tried to replace the exterior floods on my new house with LED bulbs. When I went to screw them in, the diameter of the base was correct but the bulb was not long enough to screw tightly into the socket and complete the circuit. I had no idea that I had to worry about the length of the bulb. Is there a way I can find out exactly what I need to buy? I can only find the LED bulbs online and would hate to have them sent to me only to have to mail them back again. Any help is much appreciated.

Thanks,

Mike

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
roadbike

Home Depot, Lowes and most any big lighting store should have plenty of them.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2011 at 10:07PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
David

The light fixture would usually state the type of bulb such as PAR30 or PAR38 long neck.

    Bookmark   July 16, 2011 at 12:34AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Do LED lights put out enough light
I am looking at Moooi Raimond chandeliers. According...
mrsargent
What should be dimmable in my kitchen?
We are doing a kitchen renovation, and like most new...
progressnerd
linen lighting shades
do linen shades hold up well in bathrooms?
wldougall
Can I use a light fixture to define an entry??
We do not have a foyer. Our front door opens into the...
meanne74
What size fixture for bathroom lighting?
I'm choosing overhead bathroom lighting for a guest...
magsmayers
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™