sockets and switches

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 →

Bonfire Night Inspiration

Rawley

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 →

Why you can set store by our sockets and switches!

interior-lighting

When you’re browsing online retailers for sockets and switches, lamps, bulbs and lighting, you want to know you’re in safe hands – literally. As well as looking for great customer service and value for money, it’s especially important with electricals to know that they’re up to standard an... Continue reading →

Pull your sockets up!

vertical-sockets

Our new sockets are popping up everywhere! As we said in our last post, we now sell a number of fabulous new products to make our customers’ lives easier. And this vertical pull-up socket from Sensio – available in Aluminium, chrome, stainless steel, black and black nickel – is one of our ... Continue reading →

The future’s bright copper at Socket Store!

copper-sockets

There’s nothing the Socket Store team loves more than launching a new collection of our favourite things – sockets and switches, of course! So we’re very excited to introduce our brand new range of copper sockets and switches and, what’s more, they are exclusive to us! The gorgeous bright co... Continue reading →

What is a back box?

Antique Brass Socket

Behind every successful socket, there’s a strong, reliable partner holding everything together! That’s right; there’s more to the good old switch socket than meets the eye, and if you’re installing or changing one in your home, you’ll need to know about back boxes. A back box is what’s n... Continue reading →

Home safety around sockets and switches

Home safety

If you have children or grandchildren, you probably spend a lot of time worrying about their safety when they’re out and about. But what about when they are indoors? With improvements in the safety of wiring and appliances, the good news is that children are at lower risk these days of electric sh... Continue reading →