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Advice

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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5 Best Energy Efficient Lighting Solutions & Tips

5 Best Energy Efficient Lighting Solutions & Tips

16/05/2023 sparksdirect

Check out our expert guide to the best energy-efficient lighting solutions, including LED bulbs, smart lighting, and more.

10 Pictures of the Amazing Forbes and Lomax Dolly Switches

10 Pictures of the Amazing Forbes and Lomax Dolly Switches

27/04/2023 sparksdirect

At Sparks we are proud to distribute the amazing Forbes and Lomax dolly switches for the best prices in the market, and in this article we are introducing ten such items.

The Best Lighting for Your Garage [Ultimate Guide]

The Best Lighting for Your Garage [Ultimate Guide]

04/04/2023 sparksdirect

Discover the top lighting ideas for your garage, from LED lights to motion sensor lights and task lighting.

Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Driveway Lighting

Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Driveway Lighting

23/03/2023 sparksdirect

Learn how to choose the right driveway lighting system for your home in our comprehensive guide.

Smart Switch System with Wireless Connection - Culina Konect

Smart Switch System with Wireless Connection - Culina Konect

06/03/2023 sparksdirect

If you are looking for a smart switch system with wireless connection which can be controlled via an app and via switches, you're in luck: Culina Konect is the solution!

Smart Switch System with Wireless Connection - Culina Konect

Smart Switch System with Wireless Connection - Culina Konect

06/03/2023 sparksdirect

If you are looking for a smart switch system with wireless connection which can be controlled via an app and via switches, you're in luck: Culina Konect is the solution!

ECO cMEV: Continuous Ventilation for Your Home

ECO cMEV: Continuous Ventilation for Your Home

27/02/2023 sparksdirect

If you're searching for a reliable continuous airflow system for your home, look no further than the ECO dMEV ventilation system.

Brightening Up Your Kitchen: The Importance of Proper Lighting

Brightening Up Your Kitchen: The Importance of Proper Lighting

16/02/2023 sparksdirect

Learn about the different types of kitchen lighting available and how to choose the best option for your space. From ambient to accent lighting, discover clever ideas to brighten up your kitchen and create the perfect ambience.

Lighting Up Your Garden: Creative Ideas for Outdoor Lighting

Lighting Up Your Garden: Creative Ideas for Outdoor Lighting

30/01/2023 sparksdirect

Transform your garden into a beautiful and inviting space with these 15 creative lighting ideas. From uplights to festoon bulbs, learn how to add personality and safety to your garden with outdoor sockets.

Eight Lighting Ideas to Revitalise Your Living Room

Eight Lighting Ideas to Revitalise Your Living Room

22/12/2022 sparksdirect

Discover some of the most insightful lighting ideas that will transform your entire living room 

How Lighting Impacts Interior Design

How Lighting Impacts Interior Design

13/12/2022 sparksdirect

Learn how lighting impacts your interior design and how to use the different lighting styles to change room perception for the better.

Which Household Appliances Use the Most Electricity in the UK?

Which Household Appliances Use the Most Electricity in the UK?

03/10/2022 sparksdirect

Do you know the efficiency of electrical appliances in your home? Here’s which household appliances use the most electricity in the UK.

Energy Bills going Up: Lighting Tips for Saving Energy and Money

Energy Bills going Up: Lighting Tips for Saving Energy and Money

23/08/2022 sparksdirect

In light of the energy bill increases coming up later this year, here are some lighting tips for saving both energy and money.

New Energy Label for LED Lamps: What you need to know

New Energy Label for LED Lamps: What you need to know

16/08/2022 sparksdirect

There's nothing to worry about if you see the new energy label on your LED lamp and it has a C or D rating. In this article we are attempting to explain all you need to know about energy efficiency labels for light sources.

New Energy Label for LED Lamps: What you need to know

New Energy Label for LED Lamps: What you need to know

16/08/2022 sparksdirect

There's nothing to worry about if you see the new energy label on your LED lamp and it has a C or D rating. In this article we are attempting to explain all you need to know about energy efficiency labels for light sources.

Guide to Choosing the LED Light Colour Temperature You Need

Guide to Choosing the LED Light Colour Temperature You Need

09/08/2022 sparksdirect

It can be confusing to choose the LED light colour temperature for the different rooms and applications in your home or office, so here is a guide to choosing the LED light colour temperature you need. 

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