Welcome to our in-depth buyer's guides for general electrical essentials. Whether you're a seasoned DIY enthusiast or a first-time homeowner, making informed decisions about electrical components like plug sockets, light bulbs, and other essentials is crucial. In this guide, we'll walk you through the key factors to consider when purchasing these everyday items, helping you make the right choices for your specific needs. From energy efficiency and compatibility to safety standards and design options, we've got you covered. Let's dive in and ensure your home is well-equipped with the best electrical solutions!

How to Install a Plug Socket

Ready to install plug sockets? We've got you covered! Follow our step-by-step guide for a safe and hassle-free installation.

How to Install a Light Switch

Let's brighten up your space! Installing a light switch is easy with our friendly guide. Follow the link for detailed instructions.

How to Install a USB Socket

Empower your space with convenient USB sockets! Don't worry, installing them is a breeze. We're here to guide you through the process, ensuring you can charge and connect with ease. Dive into the detailed installation guide here.


Two-Way Switching Explained

Master the art of two-way switching and take control of your lights from multiple locations. We've got you covered with a clear and concise explanation. Dive into the details here.

Dimmer Switch Installation Guide

Set the perfect ambiance with dimmer switches! Learn how to adjust your lighting to suit any mood with our comprehensive guide. Get started on creating the ideal atmosphere here.

Satellite Socket Installation Guide

If you're setting up your home to receive a satellite signal for Freesat, then this guide will help you with the installation process 


What are GU10 Light Bulbs?

This guide will tell you everything you need to know about GU10 light bulbs including how to fit and change them.

Bathroom Extractor Fan Installation

Here's our guide on the best way to go about installing a bathroom fan, either in the ceiling or the wall. 

Using Dimmer Switches in Bathrooms

Installing a dimmer switch in a bathroom is possible, but can be complicated. Read our guide on what to consider.


Fused Spur Socket Installation

Installing an appliance such as a dishwasher or oven? Our guide on how to install and wire a fused spur plug socket will help you every step of the way.

Why LED Lights Flicker

LED lights are common in all homes nowadays but can sometimes have issues with flickering. Find out why, and some potential solutions.

Fan Isolator Switch Installation

If you're looking to install a bathroom fan then you'll need to know how to install a fan isolator switch. Our guide will help every step of the way.


Telephone Socket Wiring Guide

Read up on how to install a new telephone socket in your house for increased connectivity!

TV Aerial Socket Installation Guide

Replacing or installing a TV aerial socket is a relatively quick job - find out how by reading our helpful guide

Cooker Switch Installation Guide

Cookers are permanently plugged in, so replacing their switch can be a tricky job - here's our guide on how to do it correctly


Do Downlight Need To Be Fire-Rated?

Using downlights in a ceiling can sometimes pose a fire risk if not installed correctly. Here's our guide on fire-rated downlights

Guide to Electrical Tools

To follow all the guides we have our website, you'll need the right tools in your toolbox. Here's our suggestions for what to buy

Guide to Back Boxes

Our comprehensive guide to the different kinds of back boxes available to buy, and their different purposes


Lumens vs. Watts

Learn about the difference between lumens and watts in measuring light bulb brightness


How Long Do LED Bulbs Last?

The time will eventually come where you'll need to replace an LED bulb, but how long do they actually last?

What is a Double Pole Switch?

A double pole switch serves a vital role in ensuring safety and functionality. This article looks at what they are and when they should be used.


How to Dispose of Light Bulbs

It's not something that comes up very often, but maybe you have found yourself wondering - how exactly do you dispose of light bulbs correctly?