Commonly asked Questions from Customers
Question: Are the bulbs dimmable?
Answer: Our C7 incandescent bulbs are dimmable.
Question: Are these plastic or glass?
Answer: Our C7 incandescent bulbs are made of glass and are breakable.
Question: Are these double or triple dipped bulbs?
Answer: All of our transparent incandescent bulbs are double Dipped
Question: What is the wattage?
Answer: Our C7 bulbs are 5 watts.*please see our C7-7 clear and our C7 twinkle for wattage.
Question: What is the voltage?
Answer: Our C7 bulbs are 130 volts, and will work in both 120v and 130v outputs.
Question: Why are they 130 volts? Isn't standard output 120 volts?
Answer: The voltage represents the amount of volts your bulbs can handle, so a 130v bulb is better than a 120v bulb! A higher voltage allows the bulb a longer life.
Question: what is an E12 base bulb?
Answer: An E12 base is an candelabra base, it measures at 1/2”.
Question: How long is the lifespan of these bulbs?
Answer: Our incandescent bulbs have a 3000 hour lifespan.
Question: What is the warranty of these bulbs
Answer: 2 seasons or 1 year if you keep them up year round
Question: Are these for indoor/outdoor decoration?
Answer: These can be for both indoor and outdoor use. These bulbs are commonly used for roof lines and large trees on the exterior of the home.
Question: Do these bulbs get hot?
Answer: They are warm to the touch, like all traditional incandescent bulbs.
Question: Are these single replacement bulbs?
Answer: We sell our incandescent replacement bulbs in packs of 25.
Question: Are these UL Listed?
Answer: Our C7 replacement bulbs are not UL listed but comply with all UL Standards
Question: Can these be used in a string I already own?
Answer: 90% of the time this will work. There are 2 points of contact the bulb needs to work; one on the bottom and one on the side. Most of the time our bulbs will work in other strings, so yes I would try it and if they do not work then you may need to replace the string or try a different brand bulb. You will also need to make sure the string can handle a 7 watt bulb in each socket.
Question: How many can I string together?
Answer: This particular product is just replacement bulbs. Our strings are sold separate. These can be made with green, white, brown or black wire.
Question: What kind of stringer do these lights work on?
Answer: The C7 bulbs will work with a stringer that has an E12 base. The strings come in green, white, brown or black.
Please click here to see our C7 stringers
Question: What is the actual size of a C7 bulb?
Answer: A C7 bulb measures at 1” wide, 2 ¼” Tall, ½” base.
Question: What is the base material made of?
Answer: Our C7 bulbs have a nickel coated base.
Question: Can these be used as indoor decoration?
Answer: These can be used as indoor decoration, but are typically used for outdoor lighting. Typically used for rooflines and larger tree decorating.
Question: Will a C7 bulb fit into a C9 bulb socket?
Answer: Although the bulbs look similar they have different base sizes. The C9 is an E17 base. The C7 is a traditional candelabra base which is classified as an E12 base. Click here for our size chart
Question: Why is the color of the bulb not the exact color as pictured?
Answer: Lighting and background can affect the picture (i.e. coloring). If you have any questions about the color of the bulb please reach out to customer service to receive more information.
Question: What is the wattage of the Clear c7 bulb?
Answer: The wattage for this bulb is 5watts but we do have a c7 clear bulb that is 7watts. Click here to see our C7 clear 7watt bulb.
Question: Will the color of the bulb be a true red, blue, green, etc.
Answer: Incandescent bulbs create light through the heat of the filament. This means all incandescent bulbs will have a slight warm yellow tone inside the bulb itself, but the light cast through the glass will shine the appropriate color. If you have any questions about the color of the bulbs feel free to reach out to our customer service to get more information!