Domestic Lighting Solutions
Having the right lighting in your home can help improve its ambience and aesthetic appeal, while also making it more secure. Whether you’re looking to upgrade the lights in your house, save on energy costs or install new lighting for an extension, Mr. Electric can provide the expert assistance you need. Our electricians are highly trained in all aspects of home lighting design and installation, and always ensure that any fittings are carried out in accordance with the relevant safety regulations.
We are also available 24/7 for electrical emergencies, which means we can rapidly address any hazards that may occur as a result of a blown light bulb. Alternatively, we can arrange to replace a bulb or add a new light fitting at a time of your convenience, should you not require urgent assistance. All work will be completed safely and with minimal disruption to your home.
Finding the Best Lighting for Your Home
Choosing the right type of bulb is a crucial part of upgrading or installing new lights in your home. There are three types of light bulb available on the market today: halogen, CFL and LED.
Halogen bulbs are the cheapest light bulbs on the market, and the closest you can get to incandescent bulbs, which were recently phased out in favour of more energy-efficient products. This type of light bulb can typically last for around 2,000 hours – roughly two years, based on an average usage of three hours per day.
Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs)
CFLs can typically last up to 10,000 hours – five times longer than a halogen bulb – and consume 80% less energy than a traditional incandescent bulb. They can be used in the same way as halogens and don’t tend to require a different fitting. CFLs are widely available in a variety of temperatures, sizes and colours.
LED lights are the most energy-efficient option for homeowners, boasting an average lifespan of 25,000 hours (25 years) and consuming 50-90% less energy than all other types of light bulb. A single LED bulb is more expensive to buy than a CFL or halogen bulb, but its increased energy efficiency and lifespan means it will save you more money over time.
A Professional Home Lighting Service
At Mr. Electric, we have the necessary expertise to install or replace lights in any part of your home – from the kitchen to the garden – while advising on the best solutions for your unique requirements and budget. All of our lighting services come with a fixed price, so you’ll know precisely what you’re paying upfront, and we never charge customers for callouts, surveys or advice.
Whether you need a new light fitting or some advice on cutting your energy costs, feel free to give us a call today on 0800 7311 606.
Prompt and efficient service. Very clear explanation of all electrical issues.
Mr Ben Church
Have used Mr. Electric before for installing spotlights and contacted them again to install my Nest doorbell and thermostat. Both times they have been fantastic and I have to say that Steven is an absolute star! He works very neatly and he treats your home as if its his own. Everything looks clean, tidy and very well done. Will be back for more!
Very great company and super happy with the prices quoted! Steven is an absolute star! He is very knowledgeable and has solutions for almost everything. His work is 10/10 and it's just as if he's doing work in his own home. Everything is left tidy, very well done and he is happy to make things happen for you! I have had a Nest doorbell and Nest thermostat installed by Steven from Mr Electric. Prior to the installation I've been in touch with 'Nest Pro's' as suggested by the Nest products and wasn't happy with their responses. So many of them are making the installation sound so difficult just so they can charge you a large amount. So I contacted Mr Electric and they have done the job at a much better price without any issues! The products are working perfectly and there's definitely no need for a ''Nest Pro'' to do it Can't fault this company and will definitely be back for more.
Sean identified major issues in my home after some very poor work by a different electrician left me without power and dangerous circuitry. He worked very hard to rectify extensive faults and was clearly very competent. I highly recommend this man.
Don't have anything bad to say about Steve, he was polite and clear about what to expect. Quality workmanship and even put up with my children bothering him. Would recommend.
Very professional job carried out by Wayne. Many thanks.
Dorothy Ann Perrins
Work completed efficiently and quickly.
Mrs W Parkyn
In Town, Camborne
Very good with humour and understanding.
Mrs Sandra Badman
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