Energy saving lightbulbs - do they get brighter?

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Hi,

I've fitted an energy saving lightbulb in the hallway and when I turn it on it's quite dull but aftera minute or so it appears to get brighter - is this true or is it just my old eyes?!

Ta

Simon
 
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Yes they do take some time to reach full brightness. The lower the wattage the longer they tend to take. Regardless of this negative, there are so many positives I suggest you get a whole lot more and fit them throughout your house.
 
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They are the bee's knee's, i'v got one on my landing and it stays on all night 7 days a week for the little one's in case they need to go to the toilet, they are on about 12 hours a day and they last for age's :D when the last one went i put in an normal one in and it lasted about 2 weeks, so i bought a nother one, and after 2 month it's still going :D
 
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200 in the hall?
WOW.
You must have a large hall.
I only need one hundred and ninety nine in mine
 
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My hall one is on 24/7. It came from my old house.

I moved on 13/06/99.....

I'll put my OSRAM hat on again, guys... :LOL:
 
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securespark said:
My hall one is on 24/7. It came from my old house.

I moved on 13/06/99.....

I'll put my OSRAM hat on again, guys... :LOL:
I bet you've stickied the light switches up to stop people turning it off, cos i bet once it goes off, it wont come back on . . . ;)

Hold on, you've not had a power cut in 8 years?
 
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securespark said:
My hall one is on 24/7. It came from my old house.

How tight are you?

Taking out all the light bulbs (lamps) when you moved house :LOL: :LOL:

Did you take the door handles and bath taps too?
 
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