Do you know your LED lights need maintenance just like your car? It is a false rumor that LED lights to last forever. Every LED light has a specific time lifespan between 50,000 hours to 1, 00,000 hours. It depends on the usage of how we are using.
As we know, LED lights to produce less heat no matters how long it's burning, it one of the best inventions in the 21ST century. Nowadays, peoples are more concerned about the environment and power saving, therefore LED lights may be the best option, which is eco-friendly, mercury free and does not pollute the environment.
Are we doing the proper maintenance on time? And what are those? We will find the answers in this article.
Let's find out:
- Clean the fixtures
If your LED lights are dimming or it's fluctuating then clean the fixture, there might be dust or some other dust particles which hinder the flow of electricity. Therefore, this act may help you to save part parts of the electricity.
Note- Switch off before you take out your LED lights.
- Use it only if you need
If there is no one at room or any other place then switch off the LED light, as we all know the life of the LEDs are long lasting but switching it off will save energy and therefore, this act may help to increase the life of your LED.
- Buy reputed brand LED
If you buy any LED lights from any reputed brand like Hykolity, the maintenance costs will be much lower, because reputed brands test and certify the power saving ratings, which as a result save more power and provides safety. Whereas any other local brands do not guarantee any quality, and due to cost-cutting, they don’t ensure essential safety measures. A good brand LED ensures less maintenance in costs and which results in long-lasting performance.
- Clean LED bulb once
We know LED bulbs last for many years; therefore if you observe the lights getting dimmer in just a year, then it’s time to clean the lamp, as it might be covered with dust. Clean the dirt with a piece of soft cloth and fix it. Hopefully, you will observe the same brightness again.
- Switch off the light in case of fluctuation
A power fluctuation may damage your electronics appliances as well as your LED lights; always switch off your lights in the case of power fluctuation. The power change may fuse the LED bulb because the power fluctuates with high or low voltage. Therefore, there are higher chances of a fuse.
In the article above, we covered the most important steps and few necessary measures that can help to extend the life of your LEDs along with conserving electricity with minor maintenance costs. Although LEDs required very less maintenance and most of the people don’t know about it, especially for those majorities of the consumers, we detailed a few quick measures above.