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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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How to Program Varilight V-Pro dimmers to Optimize the Performance of Dimmable LED Lighting

How to Program Varilight V-Pro dimmers to Optimize the Performance of Dimmable LED Lighting

17/10/2014 sparksdirect

Varilight is a very much praised and appreciated brand especially because of its great LED dimmer...

More about the Green-I Energy Saving PIR Sensors, Dimmers, and Timer Switches

More about the Green-I Energy Saving PIR Sensors, Dimmers, and Timer Switches

02/10/2014 sparksdirect

With 40 years of experience of producing Energy Saving Controls for lighting, heating, and...

How you can have LED Lighting all Around the House even on a Low Budget!

How you can have LED Lighting all Around the House even on a Low Budget!

19/09/2014 sparksdirect

The LED lights are no longer merely a fancy light-emitting diodes solution for coloured lighting...

The Best LED Dimmers for the Dimmable LED Lights - We're Almost There!

The Best LED Dimmers for the Dimmable LED Lights - We're Almost There!

13/08/2014 sparksdirect

More and more of our customers are preferring the LED lights to the halogen or fluorescent lights,...

It's Time to Change that Light Bulb with an LED Lamp - More Energy Efficient!

It's Time to Change that Light Bulb with an LED Lamp - More Energy Efficient!

02/07/2014 sparksdirect

As the LED lights the LED lighting is being developed and is advancing, there's the same question...

Did You See the New Illuma High Powered LED Track Spotlights Video Presentation?

Did You See the New Illuma High Powered LED Track Spotlights Video Presentation?

07/03/2014 sparksdirect

A little over 1 week ago we had the privilege to be visited by someone at Illuma Lighting, and so...

Top 5 Touch Devices and Fittings at Sparks that Can Make Your Life Easier

Top 5 Touch Devices and Fittings at Sparks that Can Make Your Life Easier

11/12/2013 sparksdirect

Everything is touch screen now, from the mobile phone (pardon me, the smart phone) to the tablet...

Time to Replace the Old Fluorescent Modular Fittings with the New LED LuxPanel!

Time to Replace the Old Fluorescent Modular Fittings with the New LED LuxPanel!

10/09/2013 sparksdirect

People call them "office ceiling tile lights", "recessed modular lights", "modular neon lights",...

Time to Upgrade to a Video Door Entry System with iPhone / Android Support!

Time to Upgrade to a Video Door Entry System with iPhone / Android Support!

30/07/2013 sparksdirect

Long gone are the times when all we know about our visitors at the door is their voice. It is now...

Are the Most Expensive Chandeliers also the Best Ones for Your Lighting Needs?

Are the Most Expensive Chandeliers also the Best Ones for Your Lighting Needs?

17/07/2013 sparksdirect

We are not called and known as "the Sparks and Lights" showroom simply because "we sell...

The Dimming Systems Help You Save More Energy than the Switching Systems!

The Dimming Systems Help You Save More Energy than the Switching Systems!

02/07/2013 sparksdirect

At Sparks Electrical we sell both dimming systems and switching systems, so to speak about this...

Aurora Fire Rated Downlights: How are they Tested and How do they Work?

Aurora Fire Rated Downlights: How are they Tested and How do they Work?

28/06/2013 sparksdirect

Some of the best fire-rated downlights, tested and approved according to the highest UK standards,...

What's the Real Problem with the Outdoor Lights using PIR Detectors?

What's the Real Problem with the Outdoor Lights using PIR Detectors?

12/06/2013 sparksdirect

It's all about saving energy plus saving money when it comes to outdoor lights. The design is also...

Danlers is Helping You Select the Appropriate PIR Occupancy Switch

Danlers is Helping You Select the Appropriate PIR Occupancy Switch

05/06/2013 sparksdirect

Winners of the Queen's Awards for Enterprise for Innovation in 2010, Danlers Ltd is a family owned...

Where do People Prefer to Install the Lutron Grafik Eye 3000 System?

Where do People Prefer to Install the Lutron Grafik Eye 3000 System?

03/06/2013 sparksdirect

The Lutron Grafik Eye 3000 is one of the most popular and most affordable single room lighting...

Four Wall Light Fittings You Truly Want to Have in Your Office

Four Wall Light Fittings You Truly Want to Have in Your Office

31/05/2013 sparksdirect

Many of us are bored with the same light fittings at the office, and we wish there would be a way...

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