Oil lamps are not just for home decoration, they can also be a way to save energy when using light-emitting diodes (LEDs).

Learn how to keep the oil lamp on low.

less How to get the best light output for your home The amount of light produced by an LED bulb depends on the brightness of the light source and the distance the bulb is from the source.

You can get the maximum light output out of a bulb by using a higher wattage light source.

To keep the lights on low, the bulbs must be kept at a steady temperature and at a distance from the house.

If your oil lamp is too bright, it may not produce enough light to keep it on low during the day.

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