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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? Today we going 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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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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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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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

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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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