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LED christmas lights

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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

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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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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LED Living Room Lighting

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A quick guide to LED living room lighting

Insider Tips, Inspiration

November 9, 2017

The living room is the heart and soul of every family home. It's where you go to relax, entertain guests, play video games, watch a movie, read a book and listen to music. With so much happening, it's important to get your living room lighting spot-on. First and foremost, it needs to be versatile, allowing you to create the perfect atmosph...

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LED Bathroom Lighting

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A quick guide to beautiful LED bathroom lighting

Insider Tips, Inspiration

November 2, 2017

The family bathroom: often a scene of havoc and consternation in the morning as everyone jostles for space and time to brush teeth, fix make-up, shower and ... other things. It's also a place that has to be multi-functional and versatile for handling different demands. That's why the bathroom lighting you choose is so important: so that it...

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LED Spotlights in a kitchen

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A quick guide to stunning LED kitchen lighting

Insider Tips, Inspiration

October 27, 2017

Whether you're a budding Bake Off wannabe, or a Gordon Ramsay supremo, your kitchen lighting setup is very important. The kitchen is the heart of your home, where heavenly dishes (or hellish disasters) are whipped-up, and the family meet to catch-up and d...

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Philips Hue Starter Kit

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LED Hut customer shows how easy it is to set up Philips Hue

Case Studies, Home, Insider Tips, Inspiration

October 20, 2017

Below is a reaction and some tips from a happy customer who bought a Philips Hue starter kit. Helena bought a Philips Hue 9w E27 Wireless Starter Pack and Read article

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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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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smart home illustration

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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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solar garden lighting concept

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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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LED Filament Bulbs

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Seven stunning looks created with Edison style LED filament bulbs

Insider Tips, Inspiration

August 2, 2017

Lighting isn’t just a background necessity in a room, it can be part of and enhance a particular look and design you wish to create. Edison style LED filament bulbs are very popular due to their aesthetics and versatility to help compliment several inte...

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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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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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garden lights

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Garden path lights: Four quick and easy ways to light up your garden path

Garden Lighting, Insider Tips

July 5, 2017

A well-lit garden path can be the centrepiece of your garden in the evenings if you do it correctly. If you want garden path lights but don’t have a lot of time to spend on choosing them, here are four options that are fast, easy and affordable.

Solar spike lights for garden paths

Solar powered spike lights can be used along the edges...

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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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wireless security light beam

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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

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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?

V...

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garden lights

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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

garden lighting

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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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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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IP Ratings and garden lights: Everything you need to know

Garden Lighting, Insider Tips

April 10, 2017

Outdoor garden lighting is more popular than ever due to the wide range of designs, uses and power sources - all made possible by LED technology being more versatile. Today we’re looking at IP ratings and how they are relevant to your garden lights. First the obvious question: “What is an IP rating?” IP stands for Ingress Protection and is us...

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Garden Lighting

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Choosing the best wireless garden lights for your garden

Garden Lighting, Insider Tips

May 11, 2017

Your garden, yard or decking is an extension of your house, and should be given just as much attention. This includes lighting if you want to enjoy your outdoor space in the evenings. We are now blessed with the range of options of garden lights available, b...

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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

Battery Powered Flood Lights

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Ten Uses Of Battery Powered Flood Lights

Floodlights, Insider Tips, Inspiration

January 11, 2017

Flood lights have been around for many years, but as useful as they are they can be limited, as they usually need mains power and fitting to a wall. Battery powered flood lights are far more versatile as they aren’t restricted by mains wiring to power them. Today we’ll look at how adaptable these lights are by showing you our top ten examples...

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