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Switching old bulbs to LEDs this Christmas could cut out nasty festive fuel bill surprises says lighting expert, BLT Direct. The festive season wouldn’t be complete with beautiful decorations and impressive lighting displays, but a combination of leaving lights on for longer than normal and continuing to use older bulbs could see December energy bills see an unwanted spike....
The clocks have gone back, the cold snap has arrived and the shops are full of festive goodies. Although the build up to Christmas is one of the most exciting times of the year, it is important that homeowners do not take their eye off the ball when it comes to security, according to BLT Direct.
Lighting has formed an integral part of any Christmas decoration theme or display, ever since Edward Johnson wired coloured bulbs together and arranged them over a Christmas tree in the late 1800s.
Those hanging on to the last remaining moments of British summer time are given a harsh jolt back to reality this weekend, as the clocks are to fall back on Sunday October 30 at 2am, marking the official end to the summer period and the beginning of the winter hibernation. While we have already been noticing the gloomier nights, next week the mornings will shine brighter as the evenings...
BLT Direct provide cafés with authentic retro lighting with large range of ‘edison’ style light bulbs
An ‘industrial’ style of décor is currently enjoying popularity amongst many hospitality venues including cafes, bars, restaurants and nightclubs, with the incandescent lightbulb being a much sought after interior accessory needed to complete this stylised look. BLT Direct is helping designers to give their clients the image that they desire with a range of authentic incandescent lightbulbs, and are one of the few UK retailers that stock this niche lighting solution.
Leading lighting provider encourages UK population to consider simple money saving techniques as interest rates plummet
When the Bank of England reduced its interest rates to the record low of 0.5% in August, the whole country was taken aback. Bringing back memories of the 2008 recession, it left many wondering what the next 12 months has in store for the economy.
Leading lighting retailer urges homeowners to make the most of their homes amidst uncertain housing market
It’s been almost three months since the Referendum and the country’s historic decision to leave the European Union. Since then, the country has been in an unbalanced state, with many industries waiting with bathed breath about what the future would hold. And none more so than the property market.
In the run up to the EU referendum fears were raised over the impact that the leave vote would have on matters such as the British economy, employment rates, trade, property prices and more. Almost three months after the Brexit vote was decided, we are now beginning to see the real consequences of this important decision, with predictions of an unstable housing market largely coming true.
Plans to build 100 new flats in Slough were met with concern in August as it was revealed that the new properties were to be built with very limited natural lighting, with a ‘substantial’ amount of apartments set to receive below the recommended amount of daylight.
Although the summer is still in full swing, the nights are certainly starting to draw in. BLT Direct, one of the UK’s premier providers of lighting solutions for over 10 years, is urging homeowners not to get complacent, as burglaries can still happen – even in broad daylight.
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