Types of Light Bulbs
From indoor lamps and overhead lighting to patio lanterns and headlights, there’s an appropriate bulb for every fixture. Get the knowledge you need to decide between different types of light bulbs. See the chart below for a detailed illustration of the different types of light bulbs. Learn about both the different light bulb bases and light bulb base sizes.
Different types of light bulbs work and look best in different types of light fixures. Some offer energy savings such as LED bulbs. Other such as the common incandescent light bulbs can be easier on the wallet. Decorative bulbs add drama to decorative lighting while function is most important in appliance bulbs. No matter which types of light bulbs you need, find products fast with image search in The Home Depot app. Snap a picture of an item you like and we'll show you similar products.