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Why Ceiling Fan Light Bulbs Burn Out Fast

Longer Lasting Ceiling Fan Light Bulbs Do Make a Difference – The next time you need to replace your ceiling fan light bulbs, be sure to purchase 130 volt light bulbs, not 120 volt bulbs. The problem is that ceiling fans naturally produce vibrations that will cause the light bulb filament to burn our prematurely.


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Ceiling Fan Question: I have two ceiling fans with 4 lights on each in my den they blow light bulbs way to often.

  • For example I replaced all eight bulbs three weeks ago and two bulbs on one fan have already blown what might be causing this?

This electrical question came from: Tyson, a Homeowner from Villa Rica GA
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Tyson.

Longer Lasting Ceiling Fan Light Bulbs Do Make a Difference

  • The next time you need to replace your ceiling fan light bulbs, be sure to purchase 130 volt light bulbs, not 120 volt bulbs.
  • The problem is that ceiling fans naturally produce vibrations that will cause the light bulb filament to burn our prematurely.
  • The 130 volt rated light bulbs have a heavier filament and will last much longer.
  • You may actually see that there are packages of light bulbs that are labeled specifically for use in ceiling fans.

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