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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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Lights … Camera … Action! Three Types of Smart Home Device we Like the Look of


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

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Six Steps to Stunning Garden Lighting (With Examples)


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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The reaction to Philips Hue on social media


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


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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Ten Uses Of Battery Powered Floodlights

Insider Tips, Inspiration

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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What is Hygge Lighting?


November 7, 2016

Hygge - pronounced hue-guh - is the Danish way of life that’s got everyone talking. The concept is all about embracing cosiness; staying in, snuggling up and making the most of time with family and friends. A crucial part of creating a Hygge feel in your home is getting your lighting right. Lighting can really affect the overall mood...

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


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


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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Shine Bright With LED Xmas Lights


November 15, 2016

Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without LED Xmas Lights and with so much choice at LED Hut there’s no excuse not to deck your halls with our latest seasonal offering. Whatever look you desire this December, we have it covered. Our strings of 180 fairy lights come in warm white, co...

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LED Hut put the spotlight on The Oscars


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


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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5 tips for creating the perfect night in on Valentine’s Day

Help Hub, Insider Tips, Inspiration

February 9, 2016

Thinking of spending Valentine’s Day at home, but a bit a short on ideas? Well, have a quick flick-through our handy guide that’ll help you throw a night to remember including LED valentines lighting. Tip 1: Surprise them The element of surprise is always a winner. Depending on how far you want to push it, you could keep y...

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The Nation’s opinions about Christmas decorations

Insider Tips, Inspiration

November 12, 2015

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and that sentiment is never truer then when talking about Christmas lights and decorations. After all, one man's tinsel heaven is another man's...

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5 of the best vintage pendant lamps


September 17, 2015

We love the look of our vintage bulbs here at LED Hut. The glowing filament that sits exposed inside the shapely glass shell evokes images of the early 20th century, and this rustic look is as popular as ever, as industrial decor has seen an in...

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Style Of The Week #1

Insider Tips, Inspiration

September 29, 2015

This is a new series in which we look at stylish decors and lighting schemes, and comes complete with tips on how to achieve the look. Today we look at bedroom lighting. Read article


GET CREATIVE – Transform Your Home Using Crystal Lighting

Insider Tips, Inspiration

July 21, 2015

Light fittings and lamps can make or break a rooms décor, so great consideration should be taken when selecting yours. They can complement and enhance a particular style, whilst also changing the mood when needed. Today we'll be looking at stunning effects you can create with crystal chandeliers and lamps. Read article


Light Up Your Garden This Summer

Insider Tips, Inspiration

June 19, 2015

Now summer is here it's time to make the most of your garden and outdoor space. LED Garden lighting is the perfect way to prolong your garden parties, BBQs and cosy nights outside. LED lighting has many  other benefits too, the biggest being that ...

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The Benefits of Feature Lighting

Insider Tips, Inspiration, Trade

June 2, 2015

Stripping it back to basics Feature lighting is becoming a cornerstone of modern interior design. LED strip lighting in particular - which is flexible, cost-effective and easy-to-install - is at the forefront of the revolution. However, many contract...

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GET CREATIVE – Twig/Branch Lights Part 1


June 5, 2015

Welcome to our latest installment of Get Creative and our first look at Branch Lights. Bringing natural materials indoors has always been popular with interior desingers because you can create a warm, comfortable feel in any area. A popula...

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The History Of Lighting Timeline


May 1, 2015

From incandescent to LED, the 19th Century to modern day, lighting has come a long way over the past 150 years.  See our timeline below to see how much lighting has evolved:   Read article


Get The Traditional Chandelier Look With LED Filament Candle Bulbs

Insider Tips, Inspiration

May 18, 2015

When people hear LED bulbs they think modern technology and design, which in most cases is true. By far the most popular LED bulb is the GU10 for spotlight fittings, and is the look of the moment in a lot of homes. To benefit from all the advantages of LED bulbs you don’t necessarily have to adopt a contemporary lighting look. Our range of Read article


GET CREATIVE – Fairy Lights Part 2

Insider Tips, Inspiration

March 24, 2015

Here’s our 2nd installment of GET CREATIVE - Fairy Lights - our look at how you can use different lighting displays to great effect.  In this part, we look at how LED fairy lights can bring a vase or jar to life, and the best bit is, it's really easy to do. These striking pink fairy lights add a splash of colour, which can turn mundane househ...

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Get the vintage look with LED bulbs

Insider Tips, Inspiration

March 26, 2015

If you cast your eyes across any decadent basement bar in the heart of London’s Soho Square or Manchester’s Northern Quarter, you’re likely to come across the most unassuming of tributes to timeless vintage decor: the filament light bulb. While unlikely to steal admiring glances away from the industrial shelving or chapel chairs that you prou...

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GET CREATIVE – LED Candles Part 1


April 7, 2015

In the first part of this GET CREATIVE series, we'll show you how to achieve a cosy, warm feeling simply with our LED candle lights. This is perfect for people who have a natural décor or want to create a welcoming ambience in their home. Read article


GET CREATIVE – Fairy Lights Part 3


March 27, 2015

In Part 1 and Part 2 of our GET CREATIVE – Fairy Lights articles, we discussed how you can fill & wrap fairy lights around items to great effect. Today we show you how you can turn mundane furniture into dazzling lighting features in no time at all. Here, a simple bed headboard is transformed with a line of Read article


Top 10 Upcycled Lighting Ideas

Insider Tips, Inspiration

April 14, 2015

Our aim with Bright Ideas is to enlighten (pardon the pun) people about everything they need to know about lighting, whether it's technical info, the latest news or style tips. When it comes creative ideas and inspiration, we want to show you how we or our customers have used lighting in inventive ways. Here we’ve compiled our top 10 Pinteres...

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GET CREATIVE – Fairy Lights Part 1


March 24, 2015

When you hear the term 'fairy lights', you'll probably conjure up images of Christmas and festive frivolity - but they're not just resigned to the winter seasons, as they have many uses both for practical and decorative affect. Fairy lights now come in many different designs, so the lights themselves are pleasing to look at even when they're ...

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