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The definitive guide to LED Christmas lights (there may be more possibilities than you think!)

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Inspiration

November 30, 2017

There's much to love about the festive period: mulled wine, presents, feasting until you pop. It's also a great excuse to light-up your entire home with an eclectic mix of dazzling colours in the form of Christmas lights and decorations. Christmas lights aren't just for the tree either. There are lots of different types and styles that giv...

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LED Christmas Lights

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Six reasons to choose LED Christmas lights this year

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Inspiration

December 1, 2017

LED Christmas lights are a little bit more expensive than traditional Christmas lights, but there are many good reasons for this. Here are six reasons why you should make the savvy switch to LED this Christmas:

#1 - LED lights save you money Read article

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Hue can do… Part 1: How to sync Philips Hue to your favourite movies

Help Hub, Inspiration, Smart Homes

December 4, 2017

From heart-stopping horrors to magical musicals, we all love a movie that leaves a lasting impression long after the credits roll. And there's plenty of tech out there that'll enhance your viewing experience, such as rich and immersive surround sound speakers and vibrant and vivid 4K TVs that project sharp and crystal-clear pictures. You c...

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Music and Philips Hue

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Hue can do… Part 2: How to sync Philips Hue to your favourite music

Help Hub, Inspiration, Smart Homes

December 6, 2017

It's official – people are going out less and less. And with more people opting to stay in, the battle for the best house party is getting hotter every year. And now you can truly turn your living room into a dance floor with Philips Hue – an innovat...

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Hue can do… Part 3: How to make your home safer with Philips Hue

Help Hub, Inspiration, Smart Homes

December 13, 2017

Welcome to the third part of our Philips Hue series. In Part 1 we looked at how you can sync Philips Hue to the movie you're watching to create a truly immersive movie experience. For Part 2 we showed you how to turn your living ro...

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Seven ways to reuse your Christmas lights

Help Hub, Inspiration

December 14, 2017

That final ceremony of taking down your Christmas decorations can be a bit of a drab affair come January. Festive cards dumped into a drawer, the baubles and tinsel shoved into a box, the novelty tie pushed to the back of the wardrobe – never to be seen again... However, your Christmas lights need not just be for the festive season. In fact, ...

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LED Bedroom Lighting

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A quick guide to LED bedroom lighting

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Inspiration

November 27, 2017

Why is lighting important in the bedroom?

It's no secret – the link between quality sleep and improved physical and mental health is more well-known than ever. Creating the right ambience for accommodating a good night's sleep is incredibly important. And while some sleep-related issues may require medical attention, there are sever...

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MiHome Featured Image

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MiHome setup couldn’t be easier! Learn how to set up Energenie MiHome

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Smart Homes

November 22, 2017

The festive season is upon us, which to many means Christmas pudding, gaudy Christmas hits, and family feuds over what to watch on TV. It also means the winter chill is upon us too. Most people can expect their electricity and heating bill to sky-rocket during the coming winter months and through to March where we'll see the first hints of...

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Home Automation

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Will Smart Homes save the world?

Help Hub, Smart Homes

November 17, 2017

Sometimes when we think of technological advancements, dystopian images reminiscent of Orwell's 1984 are conjured. Everything from nuclear missiles to the increase in intrusive - and creepy - data collection shows that humans can't always be trusted to act responsibly or morally. Thankfully, though, there are those devoted to innovat...

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The definitive guide to LED light bulbs and spotlights

Bulbs, Help Hub, Insider Tips

October 10, 2017

Looking for more information about LED light bulbs and spotlights? You've come to the right place. Our product experts have compiled this comprehensive guide to help you find the perfect LED bulb or spotlight for your needs. We cover everything from Kelvins to Lumens, Voltage to Wattage, so you can make the savvy switch to LED lighting wit...

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Definitive Guide to LED Strip Lights Image

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The definitive guide to LED strip lights

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Strip Lights

October 11, 2017

LED strip lights allow you to get creative anywhere in your home thanks to their versatility and flexibility. From adding a vibrant dash of multicolour to your wardrobe and bedroom, to creating a modern and subtle ambience in your kitchen or bathroom, the options you get with LED strip lighting are pretty limitless. To get the most out of ...

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Home Automation

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What is a “Smart Home” and why should you want one?

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Inspiration, Smart Homes

October 20, 2017

As the modern world gets more busy and frantic, time gets more precious – we're working longer hours and have to decide carefully how to spend what free time we have. So it's little surprise that more and more new technologies are focused on convenience and automation - taking the more tedious and clunky day-to-day activities out of our lives...

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New LED Floodlight

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Brighter, slimmer, stronger – our NEW range of LED floodlights

Floodlights, LEDHut News, News

October 16, 2017

Introducing our NEW LED slimline floodlight range

Our LED floodlights have evolved – now you can expect more brightness for your buck, as well as a host of other exciting features. The new slimline LED floodligh...

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Industrial style LED filament bulbs

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Why LED filament bulbs are becoming every interior designer’s trendiest accessory this year

Bulbs, Choosing The Right Bulb, Help Hub, Insider Tips, Inspiration

September 11, 2017

The LED filament bulb: trend setter or modern relic?

The humble light bulb: Sitting there picking up dust as he hides behind your far trendier lampshade. The only time he's forced out of this solitary existence is when he fades out and you unceremoniously disregard him for a younger, brighter model. Well, that's a thing of the past ...

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Live Smart to save hundreds: How investing in smart home technology will reduce your energy bills by 100s of...

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Smart Homes

October 4, 2017

As the "Big Six" energy companies show few signs of freezing prices, households across the UK are being forced to brace themselves for a seemingly never-ending stream of gas and electricity price hikes. And while the Government has pledged to combat the energy behemoths with intervention and regulation, the general public has little faith tha...

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LED Filament Bulbs

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Bulb shapes explained: How the right shaped bulb can transform any room

Choosing The Right Bulb, Insider Tips, Inspiration

September 6, 2017

Looking for the right bulb shape? It's all in the detail

OK, so you've got your freshly renovated room almost where you want it: from the newly-installed timber beams to the exposed brick walling and upholstered vintage chairs. But you could be missing one little detail to finish the look your desire – the shape of your bulbs. Bu...

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Buyer’s Guide: Solar LED garden lights

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Solar Lighting

August 29, 2017

LED lighting has soared in popularity over the last few years as consumers realise the cost saving and environmental benefits of the technology. The addition of solar power, which shares these benefits, has the potential to significantly increase those benefits by completely removing ongoing running costs. This type of lighting is obviously d...

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outdoor wall lighting

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Three steps to light up your garden with zero wiring

Garden Lighting, Help Hub, Insider Tips

August 7, 2017

The prospect of installing garden lights can be quite daunting if you’ve never done it before. How do I install them? Will I need an electrician? What type of lights should I buy? What are IP ratings? These are just some of the questions that you may be asking. This guide will enable you to choose, purchase and install all of your garden l...

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LED colour temperature comparison

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The different colour temperatures of LED lights and how to choose the best ones

Bulbs, Choosing The Right Bulb, Help Hub, Insider Tips

August 15, 2017

You might be used to choosing light bulbs by their wattage. After all, the higher the wattage, the brighter the light – right? Well, not exactly if you're in the market for energy-saving LED lights. In fact, it's the colour temperatures of LED lights that you need to look out for, which is also known as the 'Kelvin' value of a bulb.

What...

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smart warehouse lighting

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New LG Highbay Range – Smart Warehouse Lighting comes to LED Hut

Commercial Lighting, LEDHut News, News, Trade

August 10, 2017

We’re pleased to introduce the new smart Elite Highbay collection from LG. These take smart warehouse lighting to the next level. You can have complete control of your warehouse or factory lighting from your tablet or smartphone. Schedule your lights to turn on and off at set times in the day, set your lights at different levels in the summer &a...

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very warm white led bulbs

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LED Hut introduces Very Warm White LED bulbs

Bulbs, LEDHut News, News

August 10, 2017

Until now you’ve had the great choice of three colour options in LED bulbs allowing you to match the mood and use of a room. We’ve decided to increase this choice with the addition of very warm white bulbs. Warm white is mainly used in living spaces to give a warm and comfy feeling, very warm white is an extension to this. People who want a w...

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led light bulbs saving money

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Don’t believe the hype! How much you really save by switching to LED light bulbs

Help Hub, Insider Tips

July 11, 2017

You’ve no doubt heard that switching your standard light bulbs to LED bulbs can save you money, with many LED manufacturers making some very bold claims (including us!). These savings claims are of course based on averages and assumptions; but can you calculate how much you will really save by switching to LED lighting? This article ...

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How much does it cost to run an LED bulb?

Bulbs, Help Hub, 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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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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Garden Lights

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The different types of garden lights and how to use them

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May 24, 2017

Garden lights come in many different forms, and the various areas of your garden will benefit the most from certain types of light fitting. What follows is a breakdown of the various types of garden light and the areas they tend to work best in.

Garden ...

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Lights … Camera … Action! Three types of smart home device we like the look of

Inspiration, Smart Homes

May 15, 2017

Since the arrival of the Philips Hue and Energenie products at LED Hut, we’ve become a little bit obsessed with smart home technology! Here are three types of smart home product that we like the look of at the moment.

Lights … Smart lighting

We use lighting for ...

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smart lighting

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Benefits of smart lighting: 6 benefits of having smart lighting

Insider Tips, Smart Homes

May 17, 2017

Smart lighting continues to gain popularity with more and more people both adopting the technology and combining it with other smart devices in their homes. The ability to control the lighting and influence the atmosphere in any room, at any time, from an...

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Home Automation

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How to get started with home automation

Help Hub, Smart Homes

April 20, 2017

Home automation can make your life more convenient and enjoyable by using technology to make everyday items in your home “smart”. However, the home automation market is highly fragmented with lots of vendors using different technology for different systems, many of them not compatible with each another. So where should you start with home ...

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How to set up a Philips Hue smart lighting system

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Smart Homes

May 3, 2017

It's easy to set up a Philips Hue smart lighting system. Simply follow the instructions below and you'll be up and running in no time! Plug in your light bulbs and turn on your light switches as usual. Read article

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The reaction to Philips Hue on social media

Inspiration, Smart Homes

April 24, 2017

Philips Hue is a range of smart lighting products that truly makes your home lighting smart. Being able to change and programme colour and shade, and control it all from your phone and other devices, has really sparked the interest and creativity across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube users. Below are some of our favourites: [s...

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