June, 2017


How much does it cost to run an LED bulb?

Insider Tips

June 16, 2017

The main advantage of upgrading to LED lighting is that the running costs are significantly lower than traditional lighting such as halogen or incandescent. These savings could be up to 90%. This being said though, do you know the actual cost to run LED bulbs? T...

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LED Lighting Case Study: Outdoor gym and games room gets the LED upgrade

Case Studies, Residential

June 27, 2017

LED lighting isn’t just worthwhile to save money it is often used in new buildings or refurbishments to create stunning lighting schemes. Today we’re showing the process of an outhouse conversion into a modern, stylish gym and games room with the work done by SJD Electrical...

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Six Philips Hue apps for Android that you just have to try!

Inspiration, News

June 19, 2017

While the native Philips Hue app offers great functionality, a host of third party developers have been throwing their hats into the ring, releasing their own apps for controlling the Hue smart lighting system. So whether you’re looking for pract...

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The pros and cons of wireless security lights

Help Hub, Insider Tips

June 12, 2017

Security lights are simply floodlights with a motion sensor that switch on when movement is detected, and switch themselves off again when no motion is detected for a set period of time, usually between ten and 30 seconds. Wireless security lights appear to be a very affordable, convenient and versatile solution; but are there any downsides t...

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Wired vs Wireless Garden Lights – Which are best for your garden?

Insider Tips

June 6, 2017

We are now blessed with a large selection of garden lights and one of the choices to make is from the variety of power options. These can be split in to two main groups; wired and wireless garden lights. Both have their merits but which comes out on top?


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How to install all your garden lights in under one hour!

Insider Tips, Inspiration

June 7, 2017

If you are new to outdoor lighting, the prospect of installing garden lights might be quite daunting. What type of lights should you buy? Are solar any good? Will I need an electrician? What IP rating do I need? These are all good questions, and you can find detailed answers to them Read article

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Cheap garden lighting: Top six ways to light your garden on a budget

Insider Tips

June 9, 2017

Spring is here and we’ve already had spells of nice weather. With British summers being a bit unpredictable we all want to make the most of our gardens when we can. This includes the evenings, be it a party or just enjoying your outdoor space by yourself. Lighting is very important for both practicality and setting the mood for your event. ...

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