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GET CREATIVE – Fairy Lights Part 2

Insider Tips, Inspiration

March 24, 2015

Here’s our 2nd installment of GET CREATIVE - Fairy Lights - our look at how you can use different lighting displays to great effect.  In this part, we look at how LED fairy lights can bring a vase or jar to life, and the best bit is, it's really easy to do. These striking pink fairy lights add a splash of colour, which can turn mundane househ...

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Get the vintage look with LED bulbs

Insider Tips, Inspiration

March 26, 2015

If you cast your eyes across any decadent basement bar in the heart of London’s Soho Square or Manchester’s Northern Quarter, you’re likely to come across the most unassuming of tributes to timeless vintage decor: the filament light bulb. While unlikely to steal admiring glances away from the industrial shelving or chapel chairs that you prou...

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Case study: How the Dawson family saved hundreds

Case Studies, Home, Trade

March 30, 2015

Find out how the Dawson family saved hundreds a year on their energy bills Meet Andy, Joanne, James and Catharine Dawson. Like many families in the UK, they’re faced with energy prices that, bar the odd fleeting exception, are constantly rising. When you have a 3 bedroom house with 2 TVs, an Xbox, 2 radios, washing machines, ...

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8 Silly Reasons Why People Don’t Switch To LEDs

Insider Tips

March 23, 2015

Switching from halogen light bulbs to LEDs will significantly reduce your energy usage and lower your bills but people still refuse to. Here are the some silly reasons why people don't switch to LED; Expensive Read article

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GET CREATIVE – Fairy Lights Part 3

Inspiration

March 27, 2015

In Part 1 and Part 2 of our GET CREATIVE – Fairy Lights articles, we discussed how you can fill & wrap fairy lights around items to great effect. Today we show you how you can turn mundane furniture into dazzling lighting features in no time at all. Here, a simple bed headboard is transformed with a line of Read article

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GET CREATIVE – Fairy Lights Part 1

Inspiration

March 24, 2015

When you hear the term 'fairy lights', you'll probably conjure up images of Christmas and festive frivolity - but they're not just resigned to the winter seasons, as they have many uses both for practical and decorative affect. Fairy lights now come in many different designs, so the lights themselves are pleasing to look at even when they're ...

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Case Study – The G9 Switch

Case Studies, Home

March 27, 2015

At LEDHut, we value what our customers think of our products. That's why we asked one of our new customers, James Marshall, about his experience when he switched over to LED G9s in his home. I decided to switch my lighting to LED in my kitchen and living room first, because this is where I use lighting the most. This was due to finan...

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New Material Graphene Set For LED Bulbs

News, Trade

March 30, 2015

Graphene, a new wonder material, is a crystallized form of carbon, which is extremely light and an exceptional conductor of electricity and heat. These properties make it an ideal material to be used in LED lighting. It was only discovered in 2014, so its potential is still to be fully realised. The first bulb is being developed at Manchester...

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Your guide to LED drivers

Help Hub, Trade, Transformers

March 26, 2015

You may have bought or are thinking about buying some LED strip lighting or MR16 fittings or spotlights for your home. Either way you’re here to find out the whats and whys about LED drivers (or transformers). This handy guide will help you make an informed decision and give you the fundamentals you need when buying a driver.

Why do I need ...

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Your guide to LED floodlights

Floodlights, Help Hub, Trade

March 26, 2015

LED floodlights are great for security, working outside and reducing energy bills. Our handy guide will tell you what you need to look out for before you make your purchase. Why choose an LED floodlight? LED floodlights have many uses, from...

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Your guide to LED strip lighting

Help Hub, Strip Lights, Trade

March 26, 2015

[EDIT: 8 November 2017 - For our latest article on this topic read The Definitive Guide to LED Striplights here.]   Strip lighting lets you get creative with the lighting in your home. Whether you want to add subtle ambience to your kitchen units, or a spla...

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Your guide to B15 LED bulbs

Bulbs, Help Hub

March 26, 2015

Confused about LED bulbs? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Have a read through our comprehensive B15 buying guide that’ll give you all the information you need before switching to LED.   What is a B15 LED bulb? A B15 LED bulb comes with a bayonet fitting that you’ll often find in lamp fittings in particular. These are n...

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Your guide to B22 LED bulbs

Bulbs, Help Hub

March 26, 2015

The classic ‘bayonet’ fitting lamp - the single bulb you’re guaranteed to find in every home across the country. But the questions is are you really clued up about LED bayonet bulbs? If not, you’ve landed on the right article - you’ll be surprised by the differences.   What is a B22 LED bulb? B22 bulbs have the classic bayon...

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Your guide to E14 LED bulbs

Bulbs, Help Hub

March 26, 2015

Our handy guide to E14 bulbs will give you everything you need to know to make switching over to energy-saving lighting easier than ever.

What is an E14 LED bulb?

E14 bulbs are the ones with a screw base. Don’t get them confused with E27 bulbs, which have a screw base too, but are wider for larger fittings - you can see an example bel...

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Your guide to E27 LED bulbs

Bulbs, Help Hub

March 26, 2015

Let us help you choose the right LEDs for your home. Our handy guide to E27 bulbs will give you everything you need to know to make switching over even easier.   What is an E27 LED bulb? OK, so lets start with the basics. E27 bulbs are the ones with the screw base and are commonly used in decorative fittings and lamps. Th...

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Your guide to MR11 LED spotlights

Help Hub, Spotlights

March 26, 2015

Thinking of switching to the bright and wonderful world of MR11 LEDs? Well you’ve come to the right place. Our handy guide will tell you everything you need to find the right MR11 for you.   What is an LED MR11 spotlight? Lets start with the basics. LED MR11 spotlights have the exact same fitting as MR11 halogen spotlight...

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Your guide to G4 LED spotlights

Help Hub, Spotlights

March 26, 2015

Ready to make the switch to LED and want to find out more? Then cast your eyes over our handy G4 LED buying guide to give you the lowdown. What is a G4 LED spotlight? G4 LED spotlights consume very, very little energy. In fact, they’re one of the lowest energy consuming LEDs around. You’ll find them under cooker hoods, shelves an...

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Your guide to G9 LED spotlights

Help Hub, Spotlights

March 26, 2015

Your guide to G9 LED spotlights Ready to make the switch to LED and want to find out more? Then cast your eyes over our handy G9 LED buying guide to give you the lowdown.   What is a G9 LED spotlight? G9 LED spotlights are frequently used in small areas, such as desk lamps, under cabinet light and over shelving. Th...

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Your guide to MR16 LED spotlights

Help Hub, Spotlights

March 23, 2015

Want to know more about MR16 spotlights? Well you’ve come to the right place. Check out our handy guide to help you make the right choice.   What is an LED MR16 spotlight? MR16 and GU10 spotlights are among the most popular LED spotlights around. The main differences between the two is that MR16s have a different base (fi...

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Your guide to GU10 LED spotlights

Help Hub, Spotlights

March 23, 2015

Interested in switching to GU10 LED spotlights? Well cast your eyes over our handy guide below to find out everything you need to know before buying:   What is a GU10 LED spotlight? The GU10 part refers to the base of the bulb, which has two pins protruding from the bottom and look like a pair of little legs (see below). ...

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