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LED vs Halogen Work Lights

LED vs Halogen Work Lights and Bulbs on Jobsites

We’ve traditionally used a lot of bulb-based lighting on our jobsites. While LED started making some headway in the past several years, only a few companies are bringing LED technology to larger construction area lights and even temporary lighting. These new lights cover anything from illuminating specific areas to flooding large jobsites with up to […]

Best LED Work Light Buying Guide: Who Needs Halogen?

LED Jobsite Lights Buying Guide | What You Need to Know

LED lights are one of the hottest items for the job site right now. They run cooler, use much less power, and there are more cordless options than ever. Before you make the switch, there’s a lot to consider. Just because they’re better than halogen doesn’t mean they’re cheap. So it’s best to go in […]

Flex 24V Cordless Flood Light Review

Flex 24V Cordless LED Flood Light FX5131-Z Review

Flex Cordless Flood Light Diffuses The Competition With Illuminating Value You can get an LED work light no matter which brand you work with, but some of them just seem to check off the box. Even though the Flex 24V Cordless LED Flood Light looks similar to other designs, there are some noteworthy differences. Pros […]

Review9.6(out of 10)
Milwaukee M18 Rover Dual Power Flood Light

Milwaukee M18 Rover Dual Power Flood Light 2366-20

Milwaukee is making major improvements to a couple of popular lights. We had the chance to get our hands on them early and compare them to the first generation. Those original models were solid. These make some pretty big improvements to both output and runtime… really big. Up first is the M18 Rover Dual Power […]

Gearwrench Wing Light with Underhood Rack

Gearwrench Wing Light with Underhood Rack

The rechargeable 1000-lumen Gearwrench Wing Light with Underhood Rack beams out brilliant, clean light. Since it moves along the rack, there’s no area under the hood it can’t cover. The light also comes off the rack to become a flashlight or spotlight that uses a magnet to stick to other areas of a vehicle. I’ll […]

Review8.6(out of 10)
Lind Equipment Beacon Infinity Floodlight Review

Lind Equipment Beacon Infinity Floodlight Review

Lind Equipment Beacon Infinity Floodlight Lights Up the Site with High Versatility We got our hands on the Lind Equipment Beacon Infinity floodlight dual-light tripod set. With a build quality similar to what we see from ProBuilt’s Prolight XLE series, I put it to use lighting up a variety of indoor and outdoor projects. Pros […]

Makita Cordless/Corded Work Light DML811

Makita Cordless/Corded Work Light DML811

Makita Cordless/Corded Work Light Produces 3000 Lumens and Paves the Way for Lighting Expansion As the first of several new LED lights, the Makita Cordless/Corded Work Light DML811 gives you up to 3000 lumens of output with multiple power source options. Makita Cordless/Corded Work Light DML811 How Bright is the Makita DML811? This model is […]

Milwaukee Radius

Milwaukee Radius 130w LED Temporary Site Light 2156-AC Blasts 15,000 Lumens

Milwaukee Radius 130w LED Temporary Site Light Upgrades to 15,000 Lumens of Output Joining their jobsite lighting lineup, the new Milwaukee Radius 130w LED Temporary Site Light installs quickly and easily, requires no maintenance, and blasts 15,000 lumens of the brand’s TrueView high definition light. What’s the Big Deal? The big talking point here is […]

Milwaukee USB Rechargeable Hot Stick Light

Milwaukee USB Rechargeable Utility Hot Stick Light 2119-22

Milwaukee USB Rechargeable Utility Hot Stick Light Attaches to Any Universal Hot Stick As a lineman, lighting an area that requires a hot stick can be a bear. Milwaukee has a rechargeable lighting solution that they say sets “a new standard for inline hot stick lighting.” The Milwaukee USB Rechargeable Utility Hot Stick Light attaches […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Southwire Lantern

Southwire 6300-Lumen Jobsite Lantern Review

The Southwire 6300-Lumen Jobsite Lantern area light boasts several excellent features for permanent installation or portable use. Its 360º light pattern useful for safety lighting in a variety of settings and the price ain’t too bad, either. PROS 5000K LED light Metal carabiner clip and floor stand give you multiple hanging/standing options 10-foot cord power […]