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FAQs

Q. My LED fairy light chain is not lighting up at all, what should I do?

If for some reason your LED fairy lights are not illuminating, firstly check that they are plugged into a working 5v USB socket. If using a USB plug to plug into a wall socket, ensure the USB is slotted in snugy and correctly and that the wall swith for the socket is ON. If you are using a power pack, ensure that it is fully charged (charge it for at least an hour to test it).

If the above doesn't resolve the issue, then the string of lights may be faulty. We have a fantastic quality record and each set is tested before shipment, but on rare occasions, these things can happen. Don't panic, we're here to help you and get a new working set of LED string lights to you as soon as possible.

Please contact us at: info@cableandcotton.co.uk

 

Q. One or a few of the bulbs on my LED fairy light chain are not lighting up, what should I do?

Same as above, this is pretty rare. Simply get in touch with us at: info@cableandcotton.co.uk and we'll hold you hand all the way to getting your lights working again.

Q. The cotton ball gets dented when I try to insert the light, what should I do?

 

Please ensure that you are pushing the bulb through the slit next to the hole, and not the hole itself. Make the slit a little bigger if it is too small for the bulb, with a small pair of sharp scissors if necessary. Don’t worry if the balls dent a little when pushing the bulb in as the dent will pull out when you pull out the bulb after inserting it fully.

 

Q. There is a dent in my ball, what should I do?

This can happen as the balls are quite delicate but it’s OK – you can push in a pen or pencil (or blunt end of a knitting needle if you have one!) into the hole and push out the dent. If you are a perfectionist then you can spray a little water on the dent and push it into the perfect round shape. When it dries, hey presto, it will be perfect again (and you’ve saved the environment from posting spare balls back and forth and saved yourself a trip to the post office too!).

 

Q. What is your Returns/Refunds policy?

Policy in relation to faults: Please retain your proof of purchase. Warranty period is for the first 6 months from date of purchase, for the cable/bulbs only. 50% off is offered against cost of replacement cables/bulbs in the six months thereafter. Warranty is valid with receipt. Email us for details at info@cableandcotton.co.uk

 

Q. What is your Exchange policy?

If once you receive your order you change your mind on the colours you ordered, we will be happy to exchange them. We cannot replace any used or damaged items. Please send the balls to be exchanged only to the shop address below with a note stating the problem and delivery address for replacements. Make sure you include what colours you would like sent to you. You will need to pay the return postage cost of £2.95 You can pay this via cheque made payable to cable and cotton or over the phone with credit/debit card.

 

Q. What are the postage costs and times?

UK Mainland Postage

Light sets of 20, 35 and 50, 3–5 working days - FREE! Yup, that's right, FREE
Spares, replacements and orders under £25 3-5 working days - £2.95

Express UK delivery:
1–2 Working Days £4.95

Outside Mainland UK:
EU standard postage FREE
Other destinations charges may vary. Price will be calculated once country/postcode has been selected.

 

Q. What are the Shop Opening Times?


Monday – Saturday 10-6
Sunday 11-5
Opening times may vary during bank holidays
24 Meeting House Lane
Brighton
BN1 1HB