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Halogen Light Bulb Ban September 2021

On 9th June 2021, the UK government made a press release about the forthcoming Halogen light bulb ban. The proposed UK legislation...

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Transform your outdoor area with festoon and string lights

Yes! Summer is finally here!  Have you managed to dine outside yet? If you have, you may have noticed festoon and string...

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Planning ahead: Autumn household lights 

We know! Summer hasn’t arrived yet, and already we’re talking about Autumn house lights.  But, you know the old saying – fail...

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Solar power garden lighting in time for summer

It’s time to gear your garden up for summer with outdoor lights! If you haven’t already of course.  Summer is about longer...

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Why do my lights flicker?

There are a couple of reasons why your lights flickers, find solutions to what might be causing your light to flicker.

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Getting Your Garden Ready for Spring!

You may have noticed that it’s getting lighter in the evening, which means it’s time to start getting your garden ready for...

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How to read product specification table

Making sense of product specifications Alongside each product on our site, you’ll notice important specifications that provide you with information to help...

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Delightful news

Official: Lightbulbs Direct are the most trusted online lighting retailer in the UK It’s official! Shout it out! Lightbulbs Direct are the...

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Five ways to save money on electricity and gas bills

More ways to save money. Energy bills can be expensive, and a sizeable addition to your other monthly bills. It’s no-one’s fault...

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Five most popular LED misconceptions

Dispelling LED myths. According to some recent research by, it’s been proven that if you switch from halogen bulbs to LED...

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