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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

FAQs about Lightbulbs Direct How are you able to offer such low prices? Lightbulbs Direct uses a “direct only”, low overhead business...

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Energy Saving FAQ

Saving energy is good for the environment as well as your bank balance and, with modern lighting technology, is as easy as...

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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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Make the Switch to LED for Massive Energy Savings

The price of LED light bulbs has fallen considerably since the technology was first introduced to the market so now is the...

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Choosing Daylight Bulbs

Choosing Daylight Light Bulbs When choosing daylight light bulbs it’s worth noting that light bulbs with a ‘daylight’ colour temperature are not...

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Choosing Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL light bulbs)

Choosing Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL light bulbs) Although they have been superseded by LED light bulbs, compact fluorescent lamps (CFL light bulbs)...

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What is a Candle Light Bulb?

What is a Candle Light Bulb? Candle light bulbs are designed to look like the flame from a candle (hence their name),...

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How to Wire a Ceiling Rose

To successfully wire a ceiling rose, you need to be able to isolate the power supply, know where all the wires should...

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Replacing Halogen MR16 spotlight bulbs With LED light bulbs – Make the Switch

If you’ve still to upgrade your halogen spotlights to LED, time is running out. In September 2016, the European Commission directive banning...

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