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LED Filament Bulbs


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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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


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.


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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 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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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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