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 →

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 →

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 →