1000bulbs.com strives to provide a superior customer service experience while providing affordable, commercial grade products. Shipping costs are calculated at the time of purchase and determined by product weight and quantity. Heavy and bulky items require special attention and must be shipped separately. For these items, a standard rate will be charged. Tracking information is provided via email following shipment of your order.
Local Area Pick-up
To better serve our local customers, 1000bulbs.com offers Will Call Customer Pick-up Monday through Friday from 7am to 4pm from our distribution center located at 3200 W Kingsley, Suite 200, Garland, TX 75041. Will Call orders must meet a $50 minimum order value and be placed in advance with a Sales Account Manager at (800) 624-4488 during normal business hours. Will Call orders should be available for customer pick up on the next business day following order placement. Acceptable payment methods include credit card or on account terms only please. For specific lead time requirements and rush orders, please consult your Account Manager.
Express & Overnight
Express and overnight delivery orders placed after 10am CST will ship the following business day. Express and Overnight orders deliver Monday through Friday; Saturday and Sunday are not considered Service Days for Express and Overnight deliveries. For questions regarding an express or overnight order, please call (800) 624-4488 during standard business hours (7am to 7pm CST Monday-Friday). Modifications to an express or overnight order must occur within one-hour of order placement.
Items offered as “Ships Free” will be fulfilled without charge for ground service within the contiguous United States. Enhanced or expedited shipping options are available but subject to normal shipping charges. By ordering an item flagged as Ships Free, the customer acknowledges and accepts responsibility for return shipping expenses in the event an RMA is requested unless it is determined that item(s) requested for return is due to damage by carrier or a shipping error on the part of 1000Bulbs.com.
A request to modify or cancel an order can be made through your Account Manager or our Customer Service department. As part of our efforts to provide superior customer service, orders are typically processed shortly after being placed. Please note once an order has reached a certain level in the fulfillment process, it may be too late to modify or cancel.
Most orders ship via FedEx. Only small shipments under 2lbs may qualify to ship USPS. Shipments over 2lbs sent to PO Boxes may incur additional charges. If you are only able to receive deliveries at a PO Box and your PO Box can accept deliveries from FedEx, please contact Customer Service.
Alaska & Hawaii
or APO, FPO & DPO
For questions regarding shipping outside of the continental United States, please call your Account Manager or our Customer Service department. Please be aware all sales are final for orders shipping outside of the continental United States.
International Checkout is available through our 3rd Party Partner, iGlobal Stores. All sales are final on international orders and are therefore not eligible for return.
For questions regarding international shipments, please contact iGlobal Stores:
Canada +1800.942.0721 ext. 503
Important Canadian Ordering Information:
- No Brokerage Clearance Fees on Canadian orders with iGlobal Stores! Shipments to Canada are sent via Priority or Economy Air Delivery (versus FedEx or UPS). Canadian customers will not be subject to pay a Brokerage Clearance Fee upon delivery; only the duty and tax on the package saving Canadian customers as much as $50 CAD in potential clearance charges by the shipping carriers!
- Any shipments valued under $20 CAD will not incur any clearance fees, duty or tax.
- Orders over $1000.00 USD may qualify for discounted shipping rates depending upon the order content and shipping destination. To inquire about potential savings opportunities, please contact iGlobal Stores.
There may be shipping delays due to unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances. 1000bulbs.com cannot be held responsible for conditions beyond our control such as severe weather or carrier service interruptions. Requests for replacement product or credit to your account for merchandise claimed shipped but not received are subject to our investigation. The customer is responsible for all costs related to incorrectly addressed orders.
For questions outside of our normal business hours, please use our contact form. Customer Service will contact you within 24-hours.
1000Bulbs.com Customer Satisfaction Policy
1000bulbs.com strives to provide our customers with an excellent shopping experience. Our products are of high quality and we want our customers to be satisfied with their purchase. If you are not satisfied with what you see, you may request to return the merchandise for a refund within 30 days of invoice date.
A request for return may be submitted online via the Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) link or by contacting your Account Manager or the Customer Service Department at (800) 624-4488.
All returns must be preapproved by 1000bulbs.com and accompanied by a copy of the RMA form which will be provided upon approval. All returns must be in the original packaging in as-new condition with the return shipping prepaid. 1000Bulbs.com reserves the right to impose a restocking fee on all returns including, but not limited to, unauthorized and/or unusual returns. Shipping costs are not refundable. Special Order items including Fixtures are not eligible for return.
1000Bulbs.com enjoys an unsurpassed reputation in the industry of lighting, lighting supplies and lighting services.
Many products offered by 1000Bulbs.com provide a Manufacturer’s Warranty if stated on the website. 1000Bulbs.com provides a 30-day Supplemental Warranty for those products not accompanied by a stated factory warranty unless categorized as Special Handling, Special Order, or Non-Stock. The Supplemental Warranty allows for replacement of the of original purchase up to 30-days from invoice date and 1000Bulbs.com will pay for the shipping costs of the replacement.
Many products offered by 1000Bulbs.com provide a Manufacturer's Warranty! This information is listed on our website within the Specifications section of each product if there is a Manufacturer's Warranty. After 30-days, the customer is responsible for the shipping cost of warranty replacement(s). Please note a manufacturer's statement of Average Rated Life Hours does not imply a Warranty.
1000Bulbs.com Supplemental Warranty
1000Bulbs.com provides a 30-day Supplemental Warranty for those products not accompanied by a stated factory warranty unless categorized as Special Handling, Special Order, or Non-Stock. The Supplemental Warranty allows for replacement of the of original purchase up to 30-days from invoice date and 1000Bulbs.com will pay for the shipping costs of the replacement.
Special Handling Non-Warranted Products
Certain product categories carry no manufacturer warranty and are exempt from the 1000Bulbs.com Supplemental Warranty. These products are generally exempt because they must be adapted, modified, or otherwise manipulated in order to be used as intended. Other products have an extremely short life rating due to design such as Stage and Studio lamps. Please review carefully the following prior to purchase:
All of the ballasts sold by 1000Bulbs.com are first quality products. All ballasts are pre-tested and ready for customer application. Ballasts are rarely defective when they arrive to the end user’s location. Most ballasts reported as defective prove in factory testing to be faulty due to improper installation.
WARNING: Wiring and installation procedures are very complicated and should be attempted by a licensed electrician only. Ballast installation poses serious risks of electric shock which can lead to injury or death.
All of our ballasts have their respective factory warranties stated on our website. 1000Bulbs.com will assist our customers with these factory warranties in the following manner:
If a ballast is declared defective and is under warranty, the customer should contact their Account Manager or Customer Service to request a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA). With the RMA, our customer may be asked to return the declared defective product at the customer’s shipping expense for factory testing. Upon factory confirmation that the ballast is defective, a credit will be issued to our customer for the returned defective ballast plus the shipping cost from the original ballast purchase. If a replacement is needed, it must be ordered and paid for as if it were a new order. (A credit for the defective may take 2-4 weeks to be declared acceptable under warranty.)
Christmas Lighting and Decorations
Christmas Products are eligible for return or exchange with one exception: Christmas products are not eligible for return for any reason after December 24 of the year in which the purchase was transacted.
Grow Lighting & Hydroponics
Grow Lights and Hydroponic supplies are sold as final sale and are not eligible for return. Please allow an Account Manager to assist you in this kind of purchase in order to guarantee that you are receiving the correct product.
All fixtures are considered Special Order and are not eligible for return. Please allow an Account Manager to assist you in this kind of purchase in order to guarantee that you are receiving the correct product.
1000Bulbs.com provides service remedies on spooled rope lighting products such as section replacement and invisible splicing kits at no charge and with no shipping charge for one year from the invoice date.
WARNING: Wiring and installation procedures are very complicated and should be attempted by a licensed electrician only. Rope Light installation poses serious risks of electric shock which can lead to injury or death.
Special Order & Non-Stock Items
Special orders and non-stock items are sold as final sale and are not eligible for return. Please allow an Account Manager to assist you in this kind of purchase in order to guarantee that you are receiving the correct product. Such purchases can incur substantial restock fees from the vendor/factory. In the event that an exception is made and a return is allowed, the customer will assume the restock fees after being advised of their amounts.
Stage & Studio Light Bulbs
Many stage and studio bulbs have average rated life hours significantly less than 30-days (such as 25-75 hours). Therefore, the 1000Bulbs.com Supplemental Warranty may not apply to all Stage Studio bulbs.
We ship glass to all points on the globe. Our packing procedures are one of the Hallmarks of our business. 1000Bulbs.com takes great pride in our very low incidence of breakage in transit. In order for a damage claim to be successful, 1000Bulbs.com must be notified of the damage within one-week from date of receipt. As the shipper,1000Bulbs.com will file the claim on the customer’s behalf and arrange for a refund or replacement upon assessment of the amount of actual damage. The package must be received and inspected by the customer and not refused under any circumstances.
If replacement is required on product that can only be shipped in case quantities (such as many fluorescent tubes), then a replacement order for a full case must be processed and charged less the amount of the actual damage with no additional shipping charges.
If the total amount of the product for replacement due to damage or defective is less than $25, a refund will be issued to the customer as opposed to replacement(s). Shipping small, single item packages greatly increases the percentage risks for damage during transit. After 30-days, the customer is responsible for the shipping cost of warranty replacement(s).
Customer refund credits are typically processed within 5 to 7 business days. Refund credits can only be issued to the card used during the original purchase according to U.S. law. In the event a credit cannot be issued to the original card used for purchase due to lost card, etc, an attempt on our part has to be made at least once and before a company refund check will be sent to the purchaser. The company check process can delay the time taken to receive the refund.
Shipping or Website Errors
Should the customer receive product not expressly ordered either by our shipping error or incorrect website information, replacements will be shipped at no additional charge to the customer and a prepaid return shipping label will be provided for the original shipment.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know it's safe to submit my credit card number?
1000Bulbs.com takes our customers' security seriously. Credit card payment is made in a secured area of our website (a key, lock or chain may appear in the browser's status bar to signify a secure area). Personal information is encrypted and credit card numbers are not stored in our system. If preferred, personal information can also be submitted over the phone for order placement with an Account Manager at (800) 624-4488.
How do I cancel my order?
If you wish to cancel your order, contact your Account Manager or the Customer Service Department during normal business hours. The order may be cancelled without penalty unless the product has already shipped, reached a certain level in the fulfillment process or the order includes a specialty item.
What methods of payment does 1000Bulbs.com accept?
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express credit cards are accepted. Payment by cashier's check, money order, or personal check are also acceptable providing the order is placed directly with an Account Manager. Please note an order paid with a personal check will be held until all funds are available resulting in an order processing delay of up to 3-weeks.
How fast can 1000Bulbs.com deliver my order?
Provided all product ordered is in stock, orders typically deliver in 5 to 7 business days. For more immediate delivery needs, please contact an Account Manager to confirm product availability and shipping method options. We ship from Garland, Texas, (located just outside of Dallas) a central location which assures fast delivery.
What happens if my order is lost or damaged?
1000Bulbs.com employs professional packers and shipping technicians experienced and trained in the shipment of glass. With all the precautions taken by our staff to ship products securely, it is rare that an order is lost or damaged. In the instance that loss or damage has occurred, our Customer Service Department is available to assist with a resolution.
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