Lighting posts

Smart switches with no neutral / Earth wire

January 15th, 2020 by

Even if you have a fairly modern electrical set up, you may find that some switch boxes simply don’t have a neutral, unfortunately, this means that there will be a large range of Smart Switches don’t work. However, there are alternative non-neutral Smart Switches that can work. It’s worth noting, some level of knowledge with

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Which Smart Bulbs don’t require a hub?

November 10th, 2019 by

In a rush? Our Opinion: There’s a ton of bulbs out there, from Philips Hue, LIFX, Ikea Trådfri and even the Anker Eufy Lumos which make it on my top list. Our suggestion? Definitely check out the LIFX range or the Yeelight. How does it work without a hub? Research for a decent Smart Bulb

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Do LED Lights Really Save Money?

September 22nd, 2019 by

It’s 2019, Internet-capable LED light bulbs are all the rage and there’s reason behind the movement. LED bulbs boast an estimate of 20 hours more in terms of life expectancy, meaning 1 LED bulb would last as long as 20 of your standard incandescent bulbs at only a slightly higher price! So, the question is,

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Should you consider the Trådfri for Google Mini?

August 1st, 2019 by

You’ve bought yourself a trådfri (tradfri for the rest of this article for Google ranking purposes!) set of lights and you’re wondering if your Google Mini could be the sole controller. Simply put, yes. The Google Home can control the tradfri lights from Ikea. If you’re new into the realm of Smart Home Lighting and

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Best Smart Lights 2019 Comparison

July 1st, 2019 by

Smart Homes are only smart if you can see where you’re going with the help of Philips Hue, Lifx, Ikea and more! Looking for a decent “Best Smart Lights 2019 Comparison”? Well, there are so many Smart Bulbs from so many different vendors which makes it pretty difficult to plan your Smart Home eco-structure. I’ve

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Complete Ikea Tradfri + Google Home Guide

June 9th, 2019 by

Ikea, the masters behind making your home completely flat pack now offers its own branded smart lights, Tradfri + Google home, which are pretty cheap and what’s great is that they work with Google Assistant & Google Home devices! My Best Smart Lights 2019 Comparison Make a magic mirror with a Raspberry Pi The Ikea

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