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Quick lighting guides: Hallway, Stairs and Landings

hallwayWhen you come home from a long day you’ll want the hallway to look inviting and welcome you into your home. Think warm and inviting instead of cold and clinical.

If your hallway feels long and thin then try to fill it with as much light as possible as this will help create a sense of space. Mirrors are a great way of reflecting light along the corridors if you don’t have the option to add wall lights.

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Posted by: Calum Covell

Quick lighting guides: Basic types of lighting

The three types of lightingThere are three main types of lighting; Ambient, Task and Accent. Used in different combinations they allow you to create practical environments so that each room works to your lifestyle and needs.

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Posted in News Household Lightbulbs

Posted by: Calum Covell

14 Oct 2015 15:41:19

Lock up and light up!

It’s no surprise to hear that burglaries spike during the winter months. The clocks go back and the nights are longer and darker allowing the possibility of unwanted intruders or vandalism. 

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Posted in Household Lightbulbs

Posted by: Calum Covell

Our Industry has seen the most dramatic changes in light sources over the last few years since the invention of the incandescent lamp (Household Lightbulb) by Joseph Swan, the English scientist. 

LED Lightbulbs have now been developed to a stage that they are becoming viable as are placement to regular household lightbulbs, so we thought now would be a good time to review where the market is and make a few predictions for the future.



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Rough Service Lightbulbs V Household Lightbulbs, what’s the difference?

Following the last regulation that came into force on 1st September 2012 phasing out lightbulbs from 40w down to 15w, there has been a lot of coverage in the media surrounding rough service lightbulbs as replacements for the now phased out household lightbulb. Customers have been contacting lamps-on-line.com to find out the difference between rough service lightbulbs and a regular household lightbulb and asking us if they are suitable replacements for a household lightbulb?

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