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130V bulbs are also used in locations that are hard to access, like extremely high ceilings, because of the labor saved by not having to replace them as often.

When shopping for incandescent or , sometimes you will find an option of buying the exact same bulb in either 120Volt or 130Volt. The 130V bulb will usually claim a much longer rated life. Longer life sounds great, but there is a catch. Operating a 130V rated bulb in a 120V socket will increase bulb life by 200% or more, but it will also reduce the light output by about 25%. So if you can live with less illumination for a particular application, 130V rated incandescent and halogen bulbs can be a very good deal.

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130V bulbs are also used in locations that are hard to access, like extremely high ceilings, because of the labor saved by not having to replace them as often.

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Lastly, though it's rarein the Heights area, you may have an over-voltageproblem. Test the voltage with an inexpensive multimeter. If you findyour voltage is 125V or higher, talk to the power company about it. Seven or eightextra volts on a 120V line will cut your bulb life in half. If you have aslight over-voltage, you can buy special 125V or 130V bulbs (sometimes sold as"long-life" bulbs), though they can be hard to find. Don't use them unless yourvoltage is high, however – they cost more per unit of light overall. Withnormal voltage, compact fluorescent bulbs are your best option to save costs.

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Thereare a number of reasons why light bulbs fail sooner than expected. Most ofthese reasons are related to heat – a bulb in a tightly enclosed fixture willburn out more quickly than one in an open fixture, where the heat can escape. Recessedlighting fixtures are often covered by insulation, which may block ventilationand cause heat to build up around the bulb, shortening its life. If the averagelife of your bulbs is clearly less than the life expectancy listed on thepackage, then you may have a heatproblem. Bulbs can also fail ifthe light fixture socket is corroded. Again, the problem is heat; whencorrosion prevents an effective connection to the bulb base, the base heats up,leading to bulb failure. If the metal parts of the socket are not clean andshiny, replace the socket or, if the socket cannot be removed/replaced, theentire fixture. You might try switchingto a cooler bulb. A 13- to 20-watt compact fluorescent bulb generates a lotless heat than a 75-watt incandescent bulb does, and lasts a lot longer.Vibrationcan shorten the life expectancy of a bulb. A filament that bounces around – inan out-of-balance bathroom or ceiling fan, in a fixture near a door that isfrequently slammed, or in a room where children often jump around – will breakmore quickly than filaments not subject to that kind of stress. You can buyspecial shock-resistant bulbs (also called "rough service" bulbs) for thissituation. Flickering,caused by intermittent electrical contact, will also reduce how long a bulblasts. The flickering can be caused by a bad light socket, or a poor electricalconnection somewhere in the wires leading to the light (usually right at thefixture), or a bad switch. If you can'tlocate the cause of the flickering, and it affects all or many lights, youcould have a bad neutral connection -- a dangerous situation. Another indicationof a neutral problem is noticeable brightening or dimming of your lights as larger appliances -- such as washing machines or dishwashers -- cycle. (Minor changes in intensity arenormal). If you suspect this problem, have an electrician check it out.Lastly, though it's rarein the Heights area, you may have an over-voltageproblem. Test the voltage with an inexpensive multimeter. If you findyour voltage is 125V or higher, talk to the power company about it. Seven or eightextra volts on a 120V line will cut your bulb life in half. If you have aslight over-voltage, you can buy special 125V or 130V bulbs (sometimes sold as"long-life" bulbs), though they can be hard to find. Don't use them unless yourvoltage is high, however – they cost more per unit of light overall. Withnormal voltage, compact fluorescent bulbs are your best option to save costs.