Socket Store Electrical Blog

New Black Nickel Range Available Now!

Black Nickel Sockets and Switches

We admit, it has been a long time coming, but we’re pleased to say we now have a range of black nickel sockets and switches in stock and ready to go.   Better still, it’s not just any black nickel, it comes from the leading brands of sockets and switches. The range is the Volex blac... Continue reading →

Flat Rose Gold Sockets and Switches Now Available

Some time ago we worked with our suppliers, G&H Brassware, to put together a full range of rose gold sockets and switches. We felt this stylish and unique plate would be the perfect addition to a modern home, or perhaps an industrial styled interior. It proved to be so popular that we and G&... Continue reading →

Sensio Stock Clearance – 20% Off All Stock!

We are in the process of clearing our entire Sensio range of kitchen and bedroom lighting to make way for new stock, so we’ve cut the prices of all Sensio stock. Kitchen Lighting We have broken the kitchen lighting into three sections; under cabinet lighting, plinth lighting and flexible strip lig... Continue reading →

Five Outdoor Lighting Considerations You’ve (Probably) Missed

Outdoor Lights

We have the most glorious weather (for now!) and we, at Socket Store, hope you are all out there enjoying it, but with our summer sunshine always so short lived we wanted to make sure you’re making the most of the time in the garden.   Evenings in the garden with a cool bottle of beer or a gl... Continue reading →

Crabtree Capital Sockets and Switches Now In Stock

Crabtree Capital Switch

While we are proud of the huge range of styles and colours/finishes we have available online, we have been keen to bring it back to basics for a while now. We appreciate that sometimes you are looking to refresh the white plastic sockets and switches with the same, but perhaps with a better-known br... Continue reading →

Make Your Neighbours Green with Envy

Green Inspiration

It is not only the colour of the moment, but green (or greenery to use the exact colour) is actually the official colour of the whole year! (according to Pantone at least). If you’ve not got green on your palette this year you’re not going to be one of the in-crowd! There is no getting away from... Continue reading →

Predictions for 2017

Copper Lighting

While we try to be as diverse as possible with our range of sockets, switches and lighting we always try to keep in check with the latest styles and trends. With this in mind we thought we’d take a look ahead to what we think 2017 will bring for us, and you, in the style stakes. This is what we be... Continue reading →

Sockets for the Industrial Revolution

black bronze switch

If you’ve seen a home improvement or interior design blog or magazine, or follow the latest trends on Pinterest, you’re sure to know that the industrial look is the look at the moment. We have to say we adore the industrial look – so much so that we redecorated our showroom to matc... Continue reading →