I will be the first to admit I like to save money and I do get frustrated with change but one household item that's been around for over 100 years is now being banned in Washington State.

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Are Incandescent Light Bulbs Banned In Washington State?

Starting August 1st, 2023, you are going to see your store shelves change and Washington State manufacturers face a $ 547 fine for each item out of compliance

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I've always tried to save money and it took my wife years to convince me that LED lightbulbs were the way to go. I've been a stick in the mud about it for years and now I won't have a choice any longer.

Can I Still Own Incandescent Light Bulbs In Washington State?

Across the nation, a new nationwide ban has gone into effect on incandescent light bulbs.

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The good news, it's not illegal to still have incandescent light bulbs but you won't be able to purchase them again at your local retailer.

Manufacturers will face a $ 547 fine for each bulb out of compliance so you can see why manufacturers are scrambling to make a change.

As I said earlier, I always buy the cheapest bulbs at the store but now it's going to be LED that'll be on the shelves. I guess I didn't notice that old bulbs were being slowly replaced by LED bulbs.

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I have been buying lights in bulk these days from Home Depot and Lowes because my wife has consistently reminded me that LED lights are more cost-effective and save energy in the long run.

I guess over time I was never going to win that battle, if you want to read more about the incandescent light bulb ban, read more details here.

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