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Welcome to the Sparks Blog - the Advice section.

There are many products on our website, and the manufacturers of these great products offer advice on installing, fitting, and developing them, so we also inform the customers of this advice.

Select from the topics available by choosing advice related to the consumer units, electrical items, energy saving tips, heating, lighting design, smart home system, switches and sockets, ventilation, installation guides, rules and regulations, and many others.

If you are looking for more technical or specific advice on some of the products or ranges of products we sell, do not hesitate to contact us.


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Video - Installing a Hager Surface Consumer Unit, Hager Installation Guide

Video - Installing a Hager Surface Consumer Unit, Hager Installation Guide

26/03/2010 admin

After introducing the simplest and easiest way to install a Hager Flush Consumer Unit into a...

Video - Installing a Hager Flush Consumer Unit in Studwall Partition, Installation Guide

Video - Installing a Hager Flush Consumer Unit in Studwall Partition, Installation Guide

25/03/2010 admin

With Hager's permission, we recently uploaded a series of videos on our youtube account with...

The GU10 downlight converter kit helps you deal with the larger cutout holes in the ceiling

The GU10 downlight converter kit helps you deal with the larger cutout holes in the ceiling

27/02/2010 admin

Did it ever happen to you that you install one light fitting so that after a period of time to...

video guide to the installation of the Devimat, underfloor heating mats for your home

video guide to the installation of the Devimat, underfloor heating mats for your home

10/02/2010 admin

We have previously talked extensively about the DEVI solutions for underfloor heating - the...

Problems caused by poor ventilation and their solution(Manrose extractor fans)

Problems caused by poor ventilation and their solution(Manrose extractor fans)

20/11/2009 admin

Being inspired by what Manrose advises regarding the siting of the fans and the problems created...

4 more reasons to choose the Invicta 3 Type B Distribution Boards from Hager

4 more reasons to choose the Invicta 3 Type B Distribution Boards from Hager

16/11/2009 admin

After introducing the Hager Type B Distribution Boards, Invicta 3 previously, there is a question...

Take control of your lighting and reduce the energy consumption with the PIR detectors

Take control of your lighting and reduce the energy consumption with the PIR detectors

02/10/2009 admin

Step by step, we all need to contribute unto reducing the energy consumption - the usage of the...

How to install the Forbes and Lomax socket outlets - advice for the electricians and decorators

How to install the Forbes and Lomax socket outlets - advice for the electricians and decorators

11/08/2009 admin

Forbes and Lomax is one of the high quality wiring accessories manufacturers - switches, sockets,...

Some instructions for the electricians & decorators, concerning the switches & dimmers, Forbes and Lomax

Some instructions for the electricians & decorators, concerning the switches & dimmers, Forbes and Lomax

11/08/2009 admin

After you purchase Forbes and Lomax switches and dimmers, if you intend to install them we...

Illuma advice for energy saving, essential steps for saving the energy

Illuma advice for energy saving, essential steps for saving the energy

15/07/2009 admin

We have also posted an article about Energy saving – essential steps and even written a knol...

Short guide to the 17th edition of the Wiring regulations - main changes to the previous standards(2nd part)

Short guide to the 17th edition of the Wiring regulations - main changes to the previous standards(2nd part)

01/04/2009 admin

This article is the continuation of the Introduction to the IEE Wiring Regulations, the 17th...

Wiring Regulations 17th Edition, BS7671, introduction to the IEE Wiring Regulations

Wiring Regulations 17th Edition, BS7671, introduction to the IEE Wiring Regulations

01/04/2009 admin

The IET (The Institution of Engineering and Technology) put out some time ago the red-cover book...

Hager guide: Hager Junction Box Guide to the 17th Edition

Hager guide: Hager Junction Box Guide to the 17th Edition

26/03/2009 admin

For more than one hundred years the Wiring Regulations have provided the rules which must be...

comfortable and luxurious warm floors all year round - DeviMat solution

comfortable and luxurious warm floors all year round - DeviMat solution

26/01/2009 sparksdirect

You can experience comfortable, luxurious warm floors all year round with the devimat underfloor...

Consumer Unit Guide to the 17th Edition - 2 - Consumer Unit arrangements

Consumer Unit Guide to the 17th Edition - 2 - Consumer Unit arrangements

23/01/2009 sparksdirect

After laying the "theoretical" foundation, and talking about the rules and regulations concerning...

Consumer Unit Guide to the 17th Edition - 2 - Consumer Unit arrangements

Consumer Unit Guide to the 17th Edition - 2 - Consumer Unit arrangements

23/01/2009 sparksdirect

After laying the "theoretical" foundation, and talking about the rules and regulations concerning...

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