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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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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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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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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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LED strip lighting

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LED strip light kits used to great effect in a mobile bar

Inspiration

August 8, 2017

Strip lighting can be used to create impressive effects in countless scenarios. Its versatility and ability to control colour, tones and sequences allow you to produce a lighting scene to suit your individual style and function. Today we’re showing how Read article

philips hue android apps

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Six Philips Hue apps for Android that you just have to try!

Inspiration, News

June 19, 2017

While the native Philips Hue app offers great functionality, a host of third party developers have been throwing their hats into the ring, releasing their own apps for controlling the Hue smart lighting system. So whether you’re looking for practicality, entert...

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Vintage light bulbs: The reaction on social media

Inspiration

May 15, 2017

The vintage industrial look has been used to great effect in bars, restaurants and now homes for a number of years. Bare walls, utilitarian objects, wood and metal have made the warehouse look fashionable. To make a décor complete every aspect has to conform to the look, including lighting. To create the industrial feel, Read article

bbq image

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10 awesome BBQ recipes: Enjoy National BBQ Week with these fantastic BBQ recipes

Inspiration

May 25, 2017

This Bank Holiday weekend coincides with the start of National BBQ Week on 29 May. In light of that, and the forecasted heatwave, we thought we’d put together some of our favourite BBQ recipes from around the web to inspire you to get involved.

Black & blushing Worcestershire fillet

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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

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smart home illustration

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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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Garden and Outdoor Lights

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Six steps to stunning garden lighting (with examples)

Garden Lighting, Inspiration

April 11, 2017

Investing in garden lighting is a great opportunity to highlight its best features. While during daylight hours you can see everything, good and bad, in the evening the good can literally shine. Here are six steps to attractively lighting your garden this summer:

Step 1 – Remember that a little goes a long way

Only light your garde...

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Philips Hue Logo

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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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Night lights save bedtime

Inspiration

May 2, 2017

All parents out there have experienced hard nights with their children and dreamt of a hero coming along to save the day. Well, we are here to help! We now supply a selection of the fabulous Star Wars, Marvel and Disney night lights; perfect for the task in hand. Whether they are for your little one's bedroom or your ‘get away’ man cave, these 3...

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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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Who said brains and good looks were exclusive? How LEDs got style

Case Studies, Help Hub, Home, Inspiration

March 1, 2016

Historically, LED lights were considered the efficient but a little bit ugly alternative to your typical incandescent traditional light bulbs and halogen lamps. They were bulkier, didn’t always fit in standard fixtures and beamed a dull and listless light. That’s all changed now, as design and technology has evolved incredibly in recent ye...

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Our Guide To Outdoor Lighting This Winter

Floodlights, Garden Lighting, Inspiration

October 18, 2016

As we grow closer to winter, darker mornings and shorter days mean it’s the perfect time of year to get your outdoor lighting sorted. The value of lighting outdoor areas shouldn’t be underestimated, aside from the practical reasons for having outside lights you can really enhance a garden or back yard with the right illumination. Our guide to ou...

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LED Hut put the spotlight on The Oscars

Choosing The Right Bulb, Insider Tips, Inspiration, Uncategorized

February 22, 2016

It's awards season in Hollywood and the height of the film ceremonies are The Oscars, which take place on 28th February. As the UK’s LED Lighting Specialists, we've decided to shine an alternative spotlight on LA's event of the year. The way a film looks is a huge factor on how it’s received....

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Style Of The Week #2

Inspiration

October 14, 2015

It’s time for our second instalment of 'Style of the Week'. In this post we'll be shining a light on dining room LED lighting, an area of function and style, comfort and practicality, and a place where guests congregate to while away the evening. All in all, a pretty important room, whether you're entertaining family, or hosting a dinner party. ...

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