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Buying guides and advice for all things lighting and light bulbs related written by experts from the lighting industry.

LED Spotlights – All You Need to Know

Look inside any kitchen, bedroom, hallway or living room, and it’s highly likely that you’ll be presented with at least one –...

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What is a GU10 Spotlight Bulb?

The GU10 spotlight bulb is the most common type of spotlight bulb found in most homes today. It is otherwise known as...

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What is a Golfball Light Bulb?

Golfball light bulbs are a common bulb shape found in smaller light fixtures with limited space. But with so many bulb types...

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What is a Globe Light Bulb?

Not to be confused with GLS or golfball light bulbs, a globe light bulb is a large, round light bulb usually used...

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Choosing Energy Saving Light Bulbs

Choosing an energy-saving light bulb to replace your existing light bulb has never been easier. Replace your power-hungry light bulbs with our...

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Fluorescent Starters

Fluorescent starters or glow starters are used to help fluorescent tubes and lamps ignite in the initial starting stage of their operation....

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Choosing Daylight Bulbs

When choosing daylight light bulbs it’s worth noting that light bulbs with a ‘daylight’ colour temperature are not the same as ‘full-spectrum...

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Choosing Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL light bulbs)

Although they have been superseded by LED light bulbs, compact fluorescent lamps (CFL light bulbs) can still save a significant amount of...

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Choosing Ultraviolet Light Bulbs – UVA, UVB and UVC

Do you know your ultraviolet blacklight UVA from your germicidal UVC? When buying Ultraviolet light bulbs, it’s important to know which type...

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What is a GLS Light Bulb?

The GLS (General Lighting Service) is a traditional type of light bulb that has been in use since the early twentieth century....

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