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Steve Ellwood

Steve Ellwood

Qualified as an Electrician, founder of BLT Direct

Is Blue Lighting Bad For You?

Is Blue Lighting Bad For You?

Blue lighting can be found in your phone; it's what makes the screen light up when you have a text or call, or when you're watching a YouTube video. But think again if you reckon watching a relaxing video of cats playing will send you off to dreamland—blue light actually makes yo

26th September, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Why do light bulbs ‘go’?

Why do light bulbs ‘go’?

Every homeowner knows the stress of having a bulb pop and blow out a circuit, or else burn out quickly. It can sometimes feel that one light fixture in your home gets through ten times the amount of light bulbs that other fixtures do.

It might be the commonly blamed ‘faulty wi

15th September, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Autumn Winter 17 Home Style

Autumn Winter 17 Home Style

The world of fashion and interiors doesn't stop working. Already we are looking forward to autumn/winter 2017, and what the new season will mean for our homes. Will we still be loving Lagom and going hysterical over Hygge? Well we've got your home fashion questions answered.

13th September, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Fly Killer Infographic

Fly Killer Infographic

How to decide which fly killer to get?

You need to make sure that whichever fly killer you get suits you. There's no use getting one powered for big commercial kitchens if you only need it for your home. But size isn't the only thing you need to think about.

24th August, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Great Lighting To Complement Summer Evenings

Great Lighting To Complement Summer Evenings

Summer has officially arrived. BBQs are getting uncovered, garden furniture is flying off the shelves, and we're all generally a bit happier. Spending time outside is one of Brit's favourite pastimes, but all too often we neglect our outside spaces when the weather is less than bright,

23rd August, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Lighting Experts BLT Direct Reveal Where Bulbs Are Going Next

Lighting Experts BLT Direct Reveal Where Bulbs Are Going Next

Lighting retailer BLT Direct is closely following the lighting revolution. With more and more people waking up to the effect lighting can have on their mood and emotions, BLT Direct is readying itself to sell the next generation of lightbulbs, designed specifically to improve day-to- day living.

23rd August, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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How To Keep Safe If Streetlights Are Turned Off

How To Keep Safe If Streetlights Are Turned Off

Following government warnings that Britain may have to start turning streetlights off to pay for other government services, lighting experts BLT Direct have issued guidance to homeowners anxious to keep safe at night.

“The decision to turn off streetlights always impacts peopl

8th August, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Lumens Vs Watts

Lumens Vs Watts

Lumens are the new unit for measuring light bulbs. Measuring light output, lumens have replaced wattages on more eco-friendly light bulbs, like LEDs. Leaving many confused, we thought we'd help you out and put together a chart to help you compare ‘wattage' and ‘lumen'

14th July, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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The End Is Nigh For +++ Ratings As A-G Labels Return

The End Is Nigh For +++ Ratings As A-G Labels Return

If you remember when the country switched to the new and innovative energy label, then you'll be familiar with the hassle and confusion. And, if you're a fan of the old A-G system, then your luck is in, as A-G labels are set to return to our favourite appliances.

14th July, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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Wall Lights We Love

Wall Lights We Love

Your home is a reflection of you, from the pictures on the walls to the kind of bathroom mat you have. Now it's even easier to express your personality through your home, so we've collected some of the coolest and most unusual wall lights for your sanctuary.

13th July, 2017
Written By Steve Ellwood

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