CFL lighting help

Safely dispose of CFL bulbs.

CFL bulbs burned out early

How do I get the most from my CFLs?

What do you do when your CFL has reached the end of its life

What do I do if a CFL bulb is broken?

I was told that I could not use CFLs in my home because I have "60-degree wiring" (where new homes have 90-degree wiring and CFLs are fine). Is that true?

Are CFLs safe to use with dimmers and digital timers?

How is the rated life of a CFL calculated?

I have heard that CFLs can overheat and smoke -- should I be worried? Why would this happen? Are these bulbs a fire hazard?

Are CFL bulbs okay to mail?

Do CFL bulbs contain mercury?

What should I do with a CFL when it burns out?

What does a burned-out CFL look like?

Why is recycling CFLs important?

What precautions should I take when using CFLs in my home?

Questions about CFL bulbs?