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2016 Christmas and New Year Opening Times at Sparks - Happy Holidays!

2016 Christmas and New Year Opening Times at Sparks - Happy Holidays!

15/12/2016 admin

2016 has been quite a year, with many ups and downs and all kinds of good experiences and great...

Why you need to Replace the Twin Socket with a Socket with USB Chargers

Why you need to Replace the Twin Socket with a Socket with USB Chargers

06/12/2016 admin

According to this article the Brits are among the most enthusiastic smartphone and tablets...

How a Run Back Timer Switch for Heating can Save you Money on Electricity

How a Run Back Timer Switch for Heating can Save you Money on Electricity

03/11/2016 admin

When it is cold outside - as it is these days - people start working on their heating system, hot...

Online Reviews: a Venting Opportunity or an Appreciation of the Product or Service?

Online Reviews: a Venting Opportunity or an Appreciation of the Product or Service?

06/09/2016 admin

It used to be that simply having a website and making sure you're properly linked to from the...

Is it that Simple to Transform a Regular Dimmer into an LED Dimmer?

Is it that Simple to Transform a Regular Dimmer into an LED Dimmer?

23/06/2016 admin

The advancement in today's LED technology allows people to choose not only to use a LED lamp...

New USB Chargers / USB Sockets from Forbes and Lomax, Schneider, BG Nexus, and MK

New USB Chargers / USB Sockets from Forbes and Lomax, Schneider, BG Nexus, and MK

11/02/2016 admin

As a proof of how the electrical industry is moving on with the time and current up-to-date needs,...

The Sparks 2015 Christmas and New Year Opening Times. Happy Holidays!

The Sparks 2015 Christmas and New Year Opening Times. Happy Holidays!

09/12/2015 admin

2015 has been an amazing year for us at Sparks Electrical Wholesalers - we won the prestigious...

Stay Warm and Keep it Bright this Christmas with us at SparksDirect!

Stay Warm and Keep it Bright this Christmas with us at SparksDirect!

10/11/2015 admin

Christmas is a little over a month away, but many of us are already considering what present...

What Light Fittings should we Install Outdoors when it Rains and it's Wet?

What Light Fittings should we Install Outdoors when it Rains and it's Wet?

21/10/2015 admin

It's raining. This is not abnormal here in the UK, especially during this time of the year, but...

Patio Heaters: What are they, How do they work, and Where are they used

Patio Heaters: What are they, How do they work, and Where are they used

24/09/2015 admin

Patio heaters. We all have seen them and enjoyed the warmth they give out. Recently I was walking...

Introducing MK and Hager Amendment 3 Compliant Consumer Units at Sparks

Introducing MK and Hager Amendment 3 Compliant Consumer Units at Sparks

18/08/2015 admin

After speaking of the 3rd Amendment to the 17th Edition Regs (which comes into full application in...

NEW: USB Sockets from Heritage Brass in Flat, Stepped, and Raised Plate!

NEW: USB Sockets from Heritage Brass in Flat, Stepped, and Raised Plate!

07/08/2015 admin

It's about time that Heritage Brass would get in on this, and so they did - there's now a brand...

The Colorful Turbo Ceiling Fan that makes Both Children and Adults Happy

The Colorful Turbo Ceiling Fan that makes Both Children and Adults Happy

22/07/2015 admin

Summer is here; no matter the rainy days in-between, we all have to admit that at this time summer...

The Intelligent LED Dimmer just got Smarter, Brighter, and Better!

The Intelligent LED Dimmer just got Smarter, Brighter, and Better!

09/07/2015 admin

One of the most common questions our customers ask us when it comes to light fittings is, Can this...

Paintable Lights, Switches, and Sockets for Total Colour Coordination

Paintable Lights, Switches, and Sockets for Total Colour Coordination

26/06/2015 admin

Why would people paint their light fittings?, one would ask, and the answer is quite simple, To...

From Invisible Lightswitch to Painted Sockets: Forbes and Lomax in Pictures

From Invisible Lightswitch to Painted Sockets: Forbes and Lomax in Pictures

19/06/2015 admin

When the modern equivalents for the elegant glass, nickel, and brass switches are no longer...

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