If you’re the type of person who likes to argue that black is black, we’ve got bad news for you! When it comes to our range of black light switches and sockets, one shade doesn’t fit all. So read our guide to the varieties of black sockets and switches we stock and see which suits your home!
M... Continue reading →
There’s more to going green than buying a one-size-fits-all light bulb! The energy saving lamps and lighting market has grown and improved rapidly, with bulbs now emitting different types of light and having varying energy-saving abilities. Our latest infographic gives the lowdown on the light... Continue reading →
How many people does it take to change a light bulb? Well, when the bulb in question weighs two tonnes, the answer is: quite a few!
A lighthouse bulb has been successfully installed in a new home thanks to a specialist team. The enormous optic was carried five miles over land and sea from Bardsey Is... Continue reading →
Energy customers may find themselves picking up the tab after the government awarded green energy contracts to firms without putting them out to tender first, it has emerged.
Eight corporate companies including wind farms and biomass producers are benefiting from more than £16bn of renewable energy... Continue reading →
Long gone are the days of sitting in a dingy room struggling to read by the light of a central bulb or, even worse, trying to create cosiness under the harsh glare of a strip light. Now it’s all about the spotlight – so here’s where to use them!
Once obligatory in kitchens, fluor... Continue reading →
Have you booked your summer holidays yet? If you’re jetting abroad soon, you’re probably busy thinking about which bikini or shorts to pack, not to mention this year’s best-selling blockbuster to see you through the long flight. Yet there’s a travel essential of a different kind that you n... Continue reading →
Here at Socket Store, we answer all sorts of questions on sockets, switches, lighting and energy, not just from our domestic customers but also from the many business owners we supply to. So we’ve decided to run a blog series on business energy – starting today with a guide to making your busine... Continue reading →
Lighting is often overlooked when it comes to interior design, yet careful consideration at the planning stage can make an enormous difference to the overall result.
Take a look at our great infographic to see how you can transform your home!
We hope you like and share it – and of course get ... Continue reading →
Saving energy is not just good for the environment – it’s good for our pockets too. But how good? To really appreciate the savings we can make on our energy bills, we need to understand how much energy costs in the first place. Yet calculating the cost of our energy usage is not something that m... Continue reading →
We will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday, re-opening at 9am on Tuesday morning.
Needless to say our online store will be open the whole time, and if you have any questions you can contact us as usual and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can on Tuesday.
We hope the weather is kind to you ove... Continue reading →