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Steve Ellwood

Steve Ellwood

Qualified as an Electrician, founder of BLT Direct

How Much Energy Could You Be Saving By Switching Your Lightbulbs?

How Much Energy Could You Be Saving By Switching Your Lightbulbs?

When it comes to energy saving, making the right choices with your lightbulbs is imperative. Whether you choose LED or energy saving options, it's time to say goodbye to those outdated bulbs and push your lighting into the 21 st century. By referring to our handy infographic you'll be

9th November, 2017
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How Lighting Can Reduce The Global Demand For Electricity

How Lighting Can Reduce The Global Demand For Electricity

As a new report is launched by the UN providing guidance on energy efficient lighting, BLT Direct, the online lighting experts, have highlighted how crucial it is for the world to switch over to LED bulbs to reduce the global demand for energy.

“The report shows that we could

9th November, 2017
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Why Do Fluorescent Lights Flicker?

Why Do Fluorescent Lights Flicker?

If you work in an office, school or any type of establishment that uses fluorescent lighting, you may have noticed that occasionally the bulbs will flicker.

The flickering can be frequent or may only happen rarely but either way it can be distracting and can also cause strain and di

9th November, 2017
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How On Trend Is Your Kitchen Lighting?

How On Trend Is Your Kitchen Lighting?

The kitchen is where a lot of home life takes place; for most of us, it's not only where we cook, but where we eat. It's essential that kitchen lighting enhances the look of food, gives the room a warm
glow and makes it an attractive place to be.

The newest kitche

7th November, 2017
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Set The Right Mood With Coloured Lighting

Set The Right Mood With Coloured Lighting

The right kind of lighting can make cheap furniture look outrageously expensive and evoke a mood of luxury or calm; it's just a matter of finding what works for your home. With lights of different hues and colours coming on the market all the time, why not try a bulb of another shade and see

7th November, 2017
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How Do I Get Rid Of My Old Light Bulbs?

How Do I Get Rid Of My Old Light Bulbs?

Recycling light bulbs can feel tricky. Some of us have vague memories of being told that throwing away lightbulbs was bad for the environment, but now it seems that some light bulbs can even be recycled. Often, paralysed by the choice whether to recycle or not, owners end up with a dusty collectio

3rd November, 2017
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The Best Lighting To Apply Makeup In

The Best Lighting To Apply Makeup In

Anyone who's applied makeup in a dim bedroom and then caught sight of themselves in natural light knows that some lighting is good for makeup and some is terrible. However, it can be difficult to figure out which is which. The tricks that makeup artists use are typically too much to handle i

3rd November, 2017
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What Your Favourite Kind Of Lighting Says About You

What Your Favourite Kind Of Lighting Says About You

You might know exactly what lights you want when you're redecorating a room in your house, but did you know that your lighting choices say something aboutyou? It's not just about the kind of style you want your home to emulate, it also says something about you.

2nd November, 2017
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Why Choose Touch Lighting?

Why Choose Touch Lighting?

Touch lighting refers to lamps and lights which do not need to have a switch flipped in order to switch on and off; instead, they rely on the human body touching them to complete their circuit and turn on. They are a contemporary lighting trend that look fit to stay; but why choose them over conve

2nd November, 2017
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How To Make A Room Seem Bigger With Light

How To Make A Room Seem Bigger With Light

There are a lot of different interior tricks people are now trying in an effort to make their pokey bedrooms or cramped living areas seem more generous in size. From large mirrors, to striped rugs that give the illusion of elongated space and crafty storage ideas, there's no end to the lengt

18th October, 2017
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