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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. 

How to Pay Less for your High-Quality Bathroom Wall Lights

How to Pay Less for your High-Quality Bathroom Wall Lights

04/08/2022 sparksdirect

Why pay the full price for high-quality bathroom wall lights when you can buy them for less at Sparks? Check out these sales prices on bathroom lights!

The Perfect Ceiling Fan for Winter or Summer that Makes you Happy

The Perfect Ceiling Fan for Winter or Summer that Makes you Happy

02/08/2022 sparksdirect

If you're looking for the perfect ceiling fan for your bedroom or children's room, you need to check out this fan for winter and summer operation available at Sparks.

How To Pick An Extractor Fan For Your Bathroom

How To Pick An Extractor Fan For Your Bathroom

26/07/2022 sparksdirect

Everything you need to know about bathroom extractor fans, including how they work, their different types and sizes, and the best place to put them.

How To Pick The Right Dimmer Switch

How To Pick The Right Dimmer Switch

19/07/2022 sparksdirect

Unsure how to pick the perfect dimmer switch for your home? This guide covers everything you need to know before making a purchase.

All about Ryefield Boards: How they Work, Who needs one, and Who Installs a Ryefield Board?

All about Ryefield Boards: How they Work, Who needs one, and Who Installs a Ryefield Board?

08/07/2022 sparksdirect

Everything you need to know about the Ryefield distribution boards, including how it works, where to use it, who needs it, and who can install a Ryefield board. Sparks guide.

What Is An RCBO & How Does It Work?

What Is An RCBO & How Does It Work?

28/06/2022 sparksdirect

Find out what an RCBO is and how it works. Learn the different types of circuit breakers, how they work, and why you should use them in your home or business.

How do I Test my Fire Alarm? Video on how to Test your Aico Alarms

How do I Test my Fire Alarm? Video on how to Test your Aico Alarms

16/06/2022 sparksdirect

Sometimes the simplest of things can be very complicated if you don't know how to begin. It is the same with testing the fire alarms in the house: if you don't know how to do it, it is very complicated, but if you learn the simple way of testing the fire alarms, it is so simple.

Remotely Dim and Control your LED Lights via an app with this Varilight Smart V-Pro Dimmer!

Remotely Dim and Control your LED Lights via an app with this Varilight Smart V-Pro Dimmer!

27/08/2021 admin

We live in the age of smart devices - more and more smart devices are available on the market, and...

How Step Lighting can provide Illumination both for Safety and Decoration

How Step Lighting can provide Illumination both for Safety and Decoration

03/08/2020 admin

When choosing step lighting, safety must be at the top of your list of considerations: every step...

Azumi Collection Combines Classic Wall Lamp Design with Contemporary Technology

Azumi Collection Combines Classic Wall Lamp Design with Contemporary Technology

21/07/2020 admin

Astro has an eye for detail when it comes to quality lighting. They are known for lighting that is...

The Importance of Correct Domestic Ventilation for Social Housing in UK

The Importance of Correct Domestic Ventilation for Social Housing in UK

13/05/2020 admin

It is very important to have a correct ventilation for social housing in particular. The UK’s...

If you like DIY, here are Top 5 Tips for Electrical Safety when DIY

If you like DIY, here are Top 5 Tips for Electrical Safety when DIY

06/05/2020 admin

It can be tempting for any of us to have a go at DIY tasks instead of calling in a registered...

Trimless downlights from Astro - discreet ceiling lights for ambient lighting

Trimless downlights from Astro - discreet ceiling lights for ambient lighting

30/04/2020 admin

If you are looking for discreet downlights that provide ambient lighting and fire-rated safety,...

Sparks Opening Hours during the COVID-19 Lockdown

Sparks Opening Hours during the COVID-19 Lockdown

29/04/2020 admin

During the COVID-19 lockdown (pandemic details here), we are very concerned for the safety of both...

The Pathway to Garden Lighting Success with Integral LED Outdoor Lights

The Pathway to Garden Lighting Success with Integral LED Outdoor Lights

23/04/2020 admin

With the balmy weather we are experiencing during the spring or the summer, people are taking to...

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