Do you want to work on cars in your garage? If so, then you need to see what you’re doing first. The typical home garage does not contain a good lighting source. That is because when houses are built, the contractors don’t usually install a sophisticated lighting system. Instead, they’ll install a ceiling light which only consists of a light bulb. If you’re going to work on a vehicle, then a light bulb won’t provide nearly enough illumination to do such a job. You need a better lighting source which will brighten your entire garage thoroughly.
The only solution here is to purchase LED lights that are designed for garages. Garage lighting LEDs can either go on the ceiling or floor of your garage. It is a good idea to purchase both types of LED lights because you need to see underneath your vehicle just as clearly as you need to see the top of your vehicle. But what are the best garage LED lights on the market? Don’t worry; we’ll help you figure that out.
Below are the top 5 best garage lighting LEDs.
1) Hykolity 42W Linkable LED
The Hykolity 42W Linkable garage LED lighting has a brightness of 3700 lumens, color temperature of 5000K, and consumes 42W of power. There are 4 connected bulbs to this hanging light bar. There is a chain included which lets you hang the LED lights from the ceiling. The height should be anywhere from 8 to 16 feet from the ground. The total weight is 3.5 pounds.
2) Sunco Lighting LED Utility Shop Light 40W
The Sunco Lighting LED Utility Shop garage LED lighting has a brightness of 4000 lumens per bulb, color temperature of 5000K, and consumes 40W of power. This lighting system weighs 37.1 pounds, which is a lot heavier than the last lighting system on this list. Sunco is also more expensive, but you’re getting 10 LED bulbs for that expense. With 10 bulbs, that means you get 40,000 lumens of brightness. You can mount this light onto surfaces.
3) Barrina LED T5 Integrated Single Fixture
The Barrina LED T5 Integrated Single Fixture garage LED lighting has a brightness of 2200 lumens per bulb, color temperature of 6500K, and consumes 20W of power. The lighting system contains 6 LED bulbs which are linked together. These are energy-efficient lights, thanks to the minor 20 watts of energy used. You should get no more than 50,000 hours of use out of these lights.
4) Hypergiant LED T5 Integrated Single Fixture
The Hypergiant LED T5 Integrated Single Fixture garage LED lighting has a brightness of 2200 lumens, color temperature of 6500K, and consumes 20W of power. The system includes 8 LED lightbulbs, with just 6 being linkable. The wattage is quite low here too, so you can have energy efficiency and lower power costs from this. Where single fixture LED lights are concerned, this is one of the better ones because of how many bulbs it has.
5) BBOUNDER LED Shop Light 36W
The BBOUNDER LED Shop Light garage LED lighting has a brightness of 3600 lumens per bulb, color temperature of 5000K, and consumes 36W of power. This is a single LED fixture that comes in 1 LED tube. You will get a five-year warranty when you purchase this lighting system. An ETL safety certified comes with it too. As for the installation, you can hang it from the ceiling by a chain, or you can mount it to the ceiling. If you choose to hang it, then make sure it is anywhere from 7 to 11 feet up from the ground.