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Hue Can Do… Part 3: How to Make Your Home Safer with Philips Hue

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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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LED Christmas Lights

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Seven Ways to Reuse your Christmas Lights

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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 Christmas Lights

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Six Reasons to Choose LED Christmas Lights this Year

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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:

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MiHome Setup Couldn’t be Easier! Learn How to Set Up Energenie MiHome

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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?

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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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LED Living Room Lighting

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A Quick Guide to LED Living Room Lighting

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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

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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

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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 discuss their day. So, what are the key considerations when creating a kitchen ...

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Home Automation

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What is a “Smart Home” and Why Should You Want One?

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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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Live Smart to Save Hundreds: How Investing in Smart Home Technology will Reduce Your Energy Bills by 100s of...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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LED Colour Temperatures and How to Choose the Best Ones

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August 15, 2017

The LED colour temperature chart shows the expected brightness of an LED bulb in relation to its temperature in degrees Kelvin. A bulb with a lower colour temperature of 1K - 5K gives off reddish-yellow hues. A bulb with a higher colour temperature of 5K - 10K gives off cool white-blue light. You might be used to choosing light bulbs by their...

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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

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July 11, 2017

Will LED Lights Save Money?

The most frequently asked question in home lighting solutions is, "Will LED lights save money?" The answer is that LED lights consume around £80.00 of power over a 20+ year lifespan. CFL bulbs consume in excess of £120.00 over the same period, and must be replaced every 5,000 hours. This gives LED lights the...

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garden lights

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Garden Path Lights: Four Quick and Easy Ways to Light Up Your Garden Path

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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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The Pros and Cons of Wireless Security Lights

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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?

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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 LED Garden Lights for Your Garden

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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 a...

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How to Setup a Philips Hue Smart Lighting System

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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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How to fit plug and play LED strip lighting kits

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January 23, 2017

Everyone has seen and loves the effects achieved from LED strip lighting, but attaining these results isn't as easy as changing a light bulb. Full strip installations do take some technical know-how, but LED strip kits can make implementing far easier. So, How to fit plug and play LED strip kits is being answered here today. Normal s...

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Battery Powered Flood Lights

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Ten Uses Of Battery Powered Floodlights

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January 11, 2017

Floodlights 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 floodlights 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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How can I save money on my warehouse lighting?

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March 22, 2017

Energy bills can be a large overhead in a business and lighting can form a sizeable proportion of this. If you want to save money, upgrading your warehouse lighting to LED is a quick and easy way to do this. In fact the savings can be vast! YOU COULD SAVE UP TO 62% ...

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Why Should I Buy LED lights?

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December 21, 2016

Light emitting diodes have been around for a while - since 1962 to be precise - and these days with so many options for using the lights within our homes, there’s really no excuse not to be fully kitted out with LEDs. LED bulbs are the future of lighting but in case you need convincing further here are the main reasons for making the switch, Why...

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WHICH HOME IMPROVEMENT JOB DO WE LOATHE TO UNDERTAKE AND FIND THE MOST TIME CONSUMING?

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May 26, 2016

The Bank Holiday weekend is just around the corner so with it being the last three-day break before the summer, many of us will be rolling up our sleeves and getting our homes in order. Here at LED Hut we’ve have carried out a poll of 1,000 adults across the UK to find out the jobs we are most and least confident to undertake ourselves and which...

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