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Online Shopping Safety, Avoiding Fakes, and Returning things Safely

Online Shopping Safety, Avoiding Fakes, and Returning things Safely

27/03/2019 sparksdirect

We here at Sparks sell items both online and via our trade counter in Holloway Road, London. When...

Wise words for Contractors - New 18th Edition Rules For Surge Protection

Wise words for Contractors - New 18th Edition Rules For Surge Protection

25/03/2019 sparksdirect

Significant changes have been made in the 18th Edition Regulations for Wiring Regulations. These...

Electrical Safety when Traveling Abroad with your UK Electrical Equipment

Electrical Safety when Traveling Abroad with your UK Electrical Equipment

22/03/2019 sparksdirect

As you’re about to head off on holiday, electrical safety is probably the last thing on your mind....

How the Airflow iCON range Revolutionised the Residential Ventilation Fans

How the Airflow iCON range Revolutionised the Residential Ventilation Fans

20/03/2019 sparksdirect

In 2004, the Airflow iCON range of ventilation fans breathed new life into the stagnant...

Tips for Electrical Safety at Home, from Visual Checks to Total Home Safety

Tips for Electrical Safety at Home, from Visual Checks to Total Home Safety

15/03/2019 sparksdirect

As people spend more time indoors, it is essential we use household appliances safely and...

Aico Alarms Fault Finding - 10 Questions and Answers, Aico Heat, Smoke, CO Alarms

Aico Alarms Fault Finding - 10 Questions and Answers, Aico Heat, Smoke, CO Alarms

13/03/2019 sparksdirect

As with most technology, you may experience technical faults with Aico’s range of alarms. Aico has...

The Award-winning Dunbar Concrete LED Light shows that Concrete Lights are now Chic

The Award-winning Dunbar Concrete LED Light shows that Concrete Lights are now Chic

07/03/2019 sparksdirect

Astro has a long history of stepping on the podium to receive awards from experts in the lighting...

We need your Vote: Sparks was Nominated for Three 2019 Electrical Wholesaler Awards!

We need your Vote: Sparks was Nominated for Three 2019 Electrical Wholesaler Awards!

01/03/2019 sparksdirect

We here at Sparks Direct are delighted to announce that we have received three separate...

Tubular Heating is a Solution for Areas your Central Heating Can't Reach

Tubular Heating is a Solution for Areas your Central Heating Can't Reach

27/02/2019 sparksdirect

Tubular heating elements are often used for the purpose of industrial heating, due to their great...

Introducing Aico RadioLINK+ (wireless communication) and AudioLINK (data extraction)

Introducing Aico RadioLINK+ (wireless communication) and AudioLINK (data extraction)

18/02/2019 sparksdirect

With the advent of wireless technology, Aico saw a way to fundamentally change and improve the way...

Rodolfo Dordoni and Flos' Elite Collection of Modernistic Lighting Designers

Rodolfo Dordoni and Flos' Elite Collection of Modernistic Lighting Designers

06/02/2019 sparksdirect

Rodolfo Dordoni was born in Milan, just like the Castiglioni brothers before him. There does...

An Ideal set-up for Bathroom Lighting, from Task Lighting to Magnifying Mirrors

An Ideal set-up for Bathroom Lighting, from Task Lighting to Magnifying Mirrors

01/02/2019 sparksdirect

When installing or revamping your bathroom’s lighting, there are some important issues to consider...

A Modern Bathroom Lighting Guide: Planning, Dimming, Regs, and Types of Lights

A Modern Bathroom Lighting Guide: Planning, Dimming, Regs, and Types of Lights

28/01/2019 sparksdirect

Bathrooms are no longer purely functional washrooms but are now seen as a showcase for a home, or...

Tobia Scarpa's work with Flos and his Classic Lamp Designs like Foglio and Clessidra

Tobia Scarpa's work with Flos and his Classic Lamp Designs like Foglio and Clessidra

21/01/2019 sparksdirect

Tobia Scarpa is yet another Italian designer to have enjoyed a flourishing career that led him to...

Small Steps to Reducing the Carbon Footprint by Switching to LEDs at Home

Small Steps to Reducing the Carbon Footprint by Switching to LEDs at Home

15/01/2019 sparksdirect

Switching all the old incandescent bulbs in your garage (for instance) to LEDs may seem like a...

3 New Year Resolutions to Save Energy and Money in Lighting and Ventilation

3 New Year Resolutions to Save Energy and Money in Lighting and Ventilation

09/01/2019 sparksdirect

A New Year is upon us and you have probably already made plenty of resolutions regarding your...

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