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12 Work Light Options for DIYers
Whether you’re working on your car in the garage, in the crawlspace doing some plumbing work or even working on a craft project, good lighting is necessary to get the job done right. Here are 12 work light options for DIYers.
Wobblelight Work light
When you need a bright and dependable work light that delivers maximum light output while working in tight quarters, such as in a crawlspace, try the Wobblelight. And the light is self-righting, meaning if it gets accidentally bumped or kicked, it will spring back to attention every time. It’s ideal for lighting areas 15 to 110 feet in diameter.
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LED Magnet Light
The Stalwart LED Work Light with Magnet Back lasts up to 50,000 hours before it needs a new bulb. The Stalwart has two different modes, including a work lamp mode and flashlight mode, so it’s also great for camping. And with a hook and magnet, it’s easy to keep it in place for steady, dependable light.
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NEBO Larry Light
Versatile LED Work Light
Lightweight, yet durable, this LED work light from Ironton features a versatile tube stand that can be adjusted to a variety of angles, whether you’re hanging cabinets or fixing a leaky sink. And the flood light has five long-lasting LEDs for up to 30,000 hours of life.
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No electrical outlet? No problem! The 200 lumen Rechargeable Multi-Use Li-ion Work Light by OEM Tools is the ideal light for doing an oil change. And it is good for fixing a leaky pipe under the sink or working on anything outside at night. Also, this LED light has a three-hour runtime on high and can be regulated down to a low of 18 lumens for a 28-hour runtime. It also features magnets, allowing you to attach it to a metal surface.
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Satellite Work Light
The rechargeable Satellite work light from STANLEY provides 300 lumens of ultra-bright LED light. And this will surely be able to help get you through any project or road emergency, such as a flat tire at night. The light also provides portable power with the 1 amp USB charging and power supply port.
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Adjustable LED Work Light
When you need a light with versatility, the 18V Lithium-Ion LED Work Light from Bosch is the brightest work light in its class with three dynamic, innovative LEDs. You can adjust the light to control diffusion. And it also has a swivel stand to help you get the light in just the right position for any hard-to-reach area, such as when you’re working to insulate basement rim joists.
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Halogen Work Light
The Craftsman 4-IN-1 Halogen 500 Watt Work Light will provide light in any direction, whether you’re working in the laundry room or in the garage. The skid-resistant feet will help keep the work light in place while the weatherproof switch will keep it safe from water damage. It includes a hook, clamp and stake for versatility.
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Retractable Work Light
Magnifer Desk Lamp
With two super-bright LED lights, the LM-20 DeskBrite Magnifier Desk Lamp provides a large viewing area for any woodworking project, craft or hobby. It also has a flexible neck that allows you to position the magnifier just where you need it. And the lamp plugs into any standard outlet or can be powered with three AA batteries.
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