LED bulbs will save you so much money over their lifetime that they are still a good deal at full price. Even so, purchasing your bulbs on deep discount is obviously the best way to go.
Prices have been coming down quickly on LED bulbs. And the best deals we’ve ever seen have come around in just the last few weeks. Today, however, is the best deal in LED history. Five dollars usually marks a great deal on a 60 watt equivalent bulb. This new shatter resistant Philips bulb will normally cost that much. However, for the next 90 days, Home Depot is offering two of these name brand bulbs for $4.97.
The Details of the best LED bulb deal
Opt for in store pickup to avoid shipping fees (unless you want to spend more than $45). The bulbs are back-ordered in many stores so you might have to wait a few weeks to pick them up.
So while most LEDs will pay for themselves inside of 3 years, these will do so in less than half that time. The estimated yearly cost of one of these bulbs is $1.02. That’s crazy cheap. For comparison, a similar incandescant bulb would cost roughly $7.23 over the year. If you were holding out for a price point that made stepping up to LED bulbs a no-brainer, this is it.
As a side note, many LED bulbs purport to last for 25 years. These bulbs only claim a ten year lifespan. Even so, this is a deal worth jumping on.