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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ frequently answered questions for all things lighting and light bulbs related written by experts from the lighting industry.

How to fit an LED tube

Firstly make sure that you have ordered the correct sized tube. This is a good rule of thumb for any lighting –...

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What do I do if I break a lamp?

Accidents happen. You may of heard that certain light bulbs can contain toxic chemicals and while it is a small amount we’ve...

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Lighting Acronyms and Abbreviations

AC: Alternating Current BC: Bayonet Cap CCT: Colour Correlated Temperature CD: Candela CRC Scheme: Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme CRi: Colour...

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IP Ratings Explained

The IP (Ingress Protection) rating of a light bulb or fitting determines the level of protection against dust and water. The first...

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A Simple Guide To Dimming LED light bulbs

Unfortunately, dimming LED light bulbs is not quite as simple as dimming halogen light bulbs unless of course you have the LIFX...

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The Life Span of an LED Light Bulb

The longer LED life span offered by LED lighting is one of the major attractions for many people. Unlike conventional Halogen or...

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Warm White vs Cool White

Customers who are new to LED technology don’t realise that LED light bulbs come in different variations of ‘white’. With traditional incandescent...

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Guide to Light Fittings, Caps and Bases

What Are the Different Types of Light Bulb Fittings, Caps and Bases? The part of the lamp or light bulb that connects...

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Need Lighting Help?

Struggling to make a decision? Unsure of what light bulb to buy or just need some lighting advice in general? Here at...

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Can you change a light bulb?

According to research, one in 20 British people do not know how to change on light bulb. The above figure equates to...

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