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A little bit of inspiration goes a long way when choosing the right lighting and electrical products for your home or business. Whether you’re looking to add a certain shine to your kitchen, bring warmth and comfort to your living room or make your office more comfortable, our blog posts and ideas will help you get it right.

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  1. What Are Retractive Switches?

    What Are Retractive Switches?

    A retractive switch is a switch that returns to its original state after being pressed – unlike a common toggle or rocker switch, which maintains...
  2. Downlights, Lighting, Sockets & Switches: What is Antique Brass Finish

    Downlights, Lighting, Sockets & Switches: What is Antique Brass Finish

    One of our most popular finishes, antique brass, also known as aged brass has a beautifully warm look that tends to suit period properties, but...
  3. Which LED Downlights are the Best?

    Which LED Downlights are the Best?

    Downlight Buying Guide Here at Elesi, we stock various types of downlights from a number of different brands. We are often asked which downlights are...
  4. Rose Gold Kitchen Lighting Ideas

    Rose Gold Kitchen Lighting Ideas

    This beautiful, soft tone is perfect for lighting. Rose gold has had a revival in recent years and has become one of the most popular...
  5. Art Deco Light Switches and Sockets

    Art Deco Light Switches and Sockets

    The instantly recognisable predominant decorative art style of the 1920s and 1930s, Art Deco is characterised by delineated geometric shapes, decadent detail work and rich...
  6. Nautical Kitchen Island Lighting

    Nautical Kitchen Island Lighting

    Pendant lights above a kitchen island or breakfast bar not only add style to the whole room, but they provide a good level of the...
  7. What kind of light switch do I need?

    What kind of light switch do I need?

    When completing a home renovation, you may find yourself in a situation in which you need to choose which switches to use in each room...
  8. What Sort of Dimmer Switch Do I Need?

    What Sort of Dimmer Switch Do I Need?

    Dimmer switches can make it easy to adapt your lighting to the mood, situation and time of day. As lighting technology advances, with developments in...
  9. Single Pole vs Double Pole Switches

    Single Pole vs Double Pole Switches

    Planning out which sockets and switches you require for your home or project can lead to many different questions around the finish, style and functionality...

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