Home & Residential Lighting

E26 Base LED Lamps

Ultra High 95 CRI E26 BR30 LED Bulb for Home & Residential

SUPERWARM™ 1700K Flicker-Free A19 10W LED Bulb

CENTRIC HOME™ Flicker-Free A19 10W LED Bulb

ModernVintage™ 95 CRI A19 5W LED Filament Bulb

CENTRIC HOME™ Flicker-Free A21 15W LED Bulb

"Got the 2400K and I don't feel like I'm missing any quality by having this bulb over an incandescent. Unlike any other LED bulbs in our house, this one actually dims properly."

T5/T8 LED Tubes

CENTRIC DAYLIGHT™ Full Spectrum Flicker-Free T8 LED Tube Light

CENTRIC HOME™ Full Spectrum Flicker-Free T8 LED Tube Light

LED Strips & Modules

CENTRIC HOME™ LED Strip Lights for Home & Residential


"I bought these to install above my kitchen island where T8 fluorescent bulbs had been. The color accuracy is fantastic with great red saturation. It is an obvious change with vibrant colors and rich reds. Strawberries look really good ha! I am very happy with the results.


What is the difference between CCT and CRI?

Before energy-efficient lighting became mainstream, choosing a light bulb was quite straightforward. The 40-watt bulb not giving you enough light? Choose a 60-watt and get more light. Simple and easy! LED technology has allowed for a wide range of possibilities in terms of performance and features, and while ...Read More

Top 4 Things to Consider When Buying LED Spotlights

In recent years, you may have found that the halogen bulb you've been buying for years is no longer available at your local hardware store. That's because LED spotlights are quickly being introduced to the market as a more energy efficient alternative. With the transition to LED technology, a lot of the metri...Read More

Pros and cons of a 12V LED system

If you've been shopping around for an LED strip or other LED product for RVs and vehicles, you are likely aware that these products do not run on line voltage (120/240 V AC) and instead, you will see 12V DC as a common option. Before you move forward with that purchase, see below for our list of advantages and disadvantages...Read More

Advantages of a 24V LED system vs 12V

If you are considering purchasing lights for or installing a low voltage lighting system, you will likely have come across both 12V DC and 24V DC options. Oftentimes, the price and performance specifications listed will be the same, and you may be wondering, "what's the difference? Which one should I choose?" ...Read More

Getting started with LED strip lighting for your home

LED strip lighting is a new type of lighting technology that has never existed before. As LEDs technologies have developed enough to be capable of emitting enough brightness and quality of light for general illumination applications, the use of LED strips for a wide range of applications has proliferated. In this article, w...Read More

How to choose a power supply for your LED strip project

LED strips, unfortunately, are not as simple as traditional incandescent light bulbs when it comes to installation and set up. Because they run on low voltage DC, they require a power supply device that converts 120V/240V AC (depending on your location) into the voltage signal that LED strips can use. Below is our simple, n...Read More

How to choose LED strip voltage

While searching for an LED strip light, you may repeatedly come across a voltage rating. But are you unsure what exactly it means? Do you know whether you should choose 12V or 24V? Read on to find out! Which is better - 12V or 24V? A common choice when choosing an LED strip is either 12V or 24V. Both ...Read More

What LED strip light color temperature should I choose?

During your search for a white LED strip, you may have come across color temperature ratings. Not sure what it means or what to pick? Read on to find out! LED strip color temperature defined Color temperature is a way to describe the color of light emitted by a light source. It is measured in degrees ...Read More

What is LED strip voltage drop?

When working with high power LED strip projects, you may have observed firsthand or heard warnings about voltage drop affecting your LED strips. What is LED strip voltage drop? In this article, we explain the cause of it and how you can avoid it from happening. Why LED strip voltage drop happens Altho...Read More

How long do LED strip lights last?

You may have become drawn to LED strip lights because of their long lifetime claims. But how long do they actually last? How is lifetime defined? If you're feeling skeptical, keep reading to find out how and when your LED strips may fail, and how manufacturers arrive at their lifetime claims.   ...Read More

Do LED strip lights require UL listing?

If you've worked with electronics and lighting, you will undoubtedly have encountered the familiar UL marking. As a low voltage product, however, you may be wondering if 12V and 24V LED strips are exempt from UL listing requirements. Read on to find out! What is UL listing? UL, formerly known as Under...Read More

What does LED density on an LED strip mean?

While shopping for LED strips, you may come across a number called "LED density" or a designation such as 300 LEDs. What does this mean? This is arguably one of the most important aspects of an LED strip so keep reading to find out what this means! LED count vs LED density LED count refers to the tota...Read More

What is the CRI spec on LED strips?

While looking at LED strip specifications, you may have come across the metric called CRI. Unlike color temperature, CRI is related to color but is a bit difficult to grasp at first. This post goes over CRI as it relates to LED strips. If you're interested in a ...Read More

How to Dim LED Strip Lights

LED strip lights are great lighting tools for any project. But sometimes, you will want to have some level of dynamic control over the brightness of an LED strip. For example, you might want to use them at full brightness while reading a book, but then dim them down later for mood lighting. If ...Read More

What is the difference between lux and lumens?

If you're looking to understand a light bulb's brightness, you may see two metrics that may confuse you - lux and lumens. Both are related to brightness, but measure slightly different things. In this article we explain the differences between the two and how you can make sense of the metrics! The ...Read More

How to choose a BR30 LED lamp

You may be looking to replace some of the older lighting in your home, and come across a form factor called BR30. What does this mean and how do you shop for an LED retrofit replacement? Below is a 5-step guide to purchasing a BR30 LED lamp! 1) Defining a BR30 lamp ...Read More

Can you install an LED bulb that exceeds its fixture or socket wattage rating?

A common question we receive is: "I have a 60-watt equivalent LED bulb, but the socket I want to install it into says [MAX 50 WATTS] - Is it OK to install the LED bulb in this socket?"   ...Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Under Cabinet Lighting

Under cabinet lighting is a very convenient and useful lighting application. Unlike a standard screw-in light bulb, however, installation and setup is a bit more involved. We've put together this guide to help you through choosing and installing an under cabinet lighting solution. Advantages of Under ...Read More

What is an E26 Bulb, and What Does it Look Like?

This post contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something we may earn a commission. If you're looking to purchase a new bulb, you may have come across the term "E26" - but you might be unsure as to what it means. Read on to find out! What is an E26 bulb?...Read More

E26 vs E27 Bulbs - Interchangeable? Not Necessarily!

You may be wondering if E26 and E27 are the same or interchangeable, and if you can use an E26 bulb in an E27 socket, or vice versa. Before you proceed, you should know that there are safety risks involved! A Convergence of Two Voltage Standards Prior to the development of new,...Read More

Everything You Need to Know About A19 Bulbs

What does the term A19 mean? The term A19 is used to describe the overall shape and dimensions of a light bulb. It has been used since the era of incandescent light bulbs, and now CFL and LED light bulbs continue to use the same term. The name A19 consists of two parts - the fi...Read More

Are E26 and A19 the Same Thing?

When shopping for light bulbs, you may come across the terms A19 and E26. If you're confused about whether they mean the same thing, read on to find out! What is A19? A19 is a term that describes the o...Read More

Everything You Need to Know About A21 Bulbs

What does the term A21 mean? The term A21 is used to describe the overall shape and dimensions of a light bulb. A21 light bulbs are lesser known than their extremely popular counterpart - the A19 bulb - and are more ...Read More

Ultimate Guide to E12 LED Bulbs

Having trouble finding E12 candelabra bulbs? Unsure what E12 exactly means? Our guide walks through each of the definitions and helps with your purchasing process! What is E12? E12 is a designation used for a type of lamp base used on a light bulb. You are likely familiar with ...Read More

How to Connect An LED Strip to a Power Supply

If you're new to LED strip lights but are eager to get them up and running, the most critical step is figuring out how to provide the appropriate power input to the LED strip in order to get it to light up. Depending on where you purchased your LED strip and LED power supply, set up methods may differ. Below, we'll go over ...Read More

Powering LED Strips With a Battery

LED strips are flexible and versatile lighting products, but require a power supply to illuminate. What if you want to use the LED strips in a location where you don't have access to a power source or outlet? You may be wondering if there is any portable power solution! In this article we show you how to sele...Read More

Troubleshooting LED Strip Problems

LED strips come in a very wide variety of sizes, densities and color quality, but what they all have in common is that at some point, you may run...Read More

Can You Operate a 12V LED Strip at Less Than 12V?

When you search for LED strip lights, you will most likely come across DC 12V or DC 24V as a specification. As you might guess, this is the required input volt...Read More

Choosing Between 2700K and 3000K

When searching for home and residential LED lighting products, you will oftentimes come across a choice in color temperature between 2700K and 3000K. Although both are oftentimes considered to be "warm white" - there certainly is a noticeable difference in color between these two color temper...Read More

Connecting LED Strips in "Series" vs "Parallel"

You've decided to use LED strip lights for your next project, or you may even be at the point where you're ready to wire everything up. If you have more than one run of LED strip, and you're trying to connect them to a single power source, you might be wondering: should they be connected in series or in parallel? ...Read More

Why Your Lighting Looks Bad - 5 Potential Reasons

If you've ever wondered why your lighting just doesn't look good, you're not alone. With the proliferation of energy-efficient lighting, consumers are faced with a daunting list of specifications to choose from. With LED bulbs being the dominant technology today, not only do you have to make sure your LED bulb is mechanical...Read More

Which LED Light Color Temperature Should I Choose?

When searching for LED lights, you'll come across the option to choose a color temperature. You might see it described as color temperature, CCT or Kelvin rating. With so many options, it can seem overwhelming at first. We've put together an infographic and flowchart to help you out...Read More

Should I Choose 4000K LED Lights? An In-Depth Look

When shopping for LED bulbs, you'll come across "warm white" or "soft white" bulbs, which typically have a color temperature rating of 2700K or 3000K. For most residential installations, especially bedrooms and living room areas...Read More

How Hot Do LED Strips Get? Is It Normal?

You might often see LED technologies being touted for having lower heat output and higher efficiency. So, you might be surprised to observe an LED strip light get warm or hot during operation. Is it normal for LED strips to get warm or hot to the touch? Why is this happening? How hot is safe? Read on to find out! ...Read More

Are LED Lamps Considered Universal Waste? How To Dispose of LED Lamps Properly

LED lamps are the latest innovation in energy-efficient lighting and offer exciting benefits ranging from electrical efficiency to novel lighting form factors such as LED strip lights. The being said, some of the first LED lamps to hit the market...Read More

Dimming LED Strip Lights and LED Bulbs using Smart Lighting Systems

In recent years, there has been a rapid growth in smart lighting systems that allow users to control their lights via smartphone apps and home assistants such as Google Home, Amazon Alexa. Alongside this growth in smart devices has been an equally rapid growth in LED lighting technologies. The ability to cont...Read More

Does Color Rendering Matter? 80 CRI vs 90 CRI vs 95 CRI

Color rendering is a difficult aspect of lighting, because it is not immediately visible the way color temperature is. So how do you know what the actual difference is between 80 CRI, 90 CRI, 95...Read More

Aluminum Channels for LED Strip Lights - Are They Worth It? An In Depth Look

One of the most popular accessories for our LED strip lights include our aluminum channels (or extrusions) and diffusers. When planning LED strip light projects, you may fr...Read More

Why Can't These Light Bulbs Ship to California? An Overview of the California Energy Commission's Title 20

The State of California has historically been a leader in promoting energy efficiency at the policy level, oftentimes by requiring manufacturers across a range of industries to meet certain efficiency, pollution control or performance standards. The total amount of energy required to operate light bulbs and l...Read More

Lux and Kelvin - An Overlooked Relationship Between Illuminance and Color Temperature

When planning lighting for a space, many people take a disjointed, two-step approach in determining their lighting needs. The first step is typically about determining the quantity of light needed, and may involve questions like, "how many lumens do I need...Read More

Electrical Principles Behind LED Strip Length Limitations

LED strip lights are extremely popular due to their versatility. The ability to cut LED strip lights to any desired length is certainly a huge innovation in lighting, and is generally quite straightforward to execute. But what happens when we need to go the other way, and span a larger distance of say, tens or even hundreds...Read More

Color quality considerations when switching from halogen to LED

Halogen lamps were a very popular lighting technology which offer numerous benefits over incandescent lamps. In addition to longer lifetimes, halogen lamps offer a slightly higher color temperature near 3000K, allowing for increased color clarity over their incandescent counterparts. With the proliferation of...Read More

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