home improvements

Bonfire Night Inspiration


As predictable as that sickly feeling after your fifth toffee apple, we have used bonfire night as yet another excuse to show off a few of our fantastic lights and sockets. With more tenuous links than Claudia Winkleman on Strictly…of course – you’d expect nothing less from us by now! I... Continue reading →

Take a Look Through Our Rose-Gold Tinted Glasses!

Rose Gold Socket

We are pleased to introduce our latest style of sockets and switches – a full range of rose gold sockets and switches!   Following great feedback about our copper sockets and switches, we’ve had numerous requests for a similar style but closer to the on-trend rose gold effect we are... 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 →

Get the look: Coastal vibe

  Beach season is here! Evoke the spirit of the British seaside with laid-back lighting that reflects the comfort and informality of a home by the sea. Our mix of simple, fresh and plainly crafted pieces are swimming in coastal style, and offer the perfect finishing touch to get your home read... Continue reading →

Get the look: Garden Room

Garden Room Inspiration

Summer is in full bloom, so there’s no better time to celebrate the outdoors! Fresh metallic finishes contrast beautifully against earthy tones, so why not treat yourself to some glorious garden room goodies to complement your botanical accents?! Ceiling lights define a space, and wall lights brin... Continue reading →

Advantages of LED light bulbs

Why Choose LED Lamps

How many times do you change your light bulbs? No, it’s not a joke – and the answer will depend on the type of bulbs you use! Here at Socket Store, we like to save our customers money – not just by selling our LED lights and lamps at permanently low prices but also, hopefully, by reducing ... Continue reading →

Infographic: Intermediate Switch

Which Switch is What Switch? It’s one of our most popular/ frequently asked questions, so we thought we’d do an infographic (graphical representation) of our answer. We hope it helps! If you like it feel free to share it – the sharing code is at the bottom of the page…(it is ... Continue reading →