Socket Store Electrical Blog

10 things you probably didn’t know about light bulbs

The history of the light bulb

Here at Socket Store we do like to keep our customers and followers up to date with product info about our new lighting and interesting energy news! But when it comes to the humble light bulb, here are some things you might be ‘in the dark’ about: Brazilian football legend Pele was name... Continue reading →

LED look-up chart – replacing your light bulbs [infographic]

We know it can be confusing when you are looking to replace your traditional light bulbs with LED bulbs or lamps. That’s why we’ve produce this chart! Don’t forget, it’s all about the lumens. So, simply put, look at your traditional incandescent light bulb and look up how man... Continue reading →

Energy saving lamps and lighting [infographic]

Energy saving lamps

There’s more to going green than buying a one-size-fits-all light bulb! The energy saving lamps and lighting market has grown and improved rapidly, with bulbs now emitting different types of light and having varying energy-saving abilities. Our latest infographic gives the lowdown on the light... Continue reading →