What is a Power Surge?

Posted on: February 7th, 2020 by admin No Comments

We’ve all, at some point in our lives, experienced a power cut. They can be infrequent, or a regular occurrence, depending on where you live. That moment when a power cut hits our home we instantly recognise it. Suddenly everything goes dark, perhaps a house alarm is triggered, and we must light a candle or […]

Light Flickering: 5 Common Issues and Fixes

Posted on: January 20th, 2020 by admin No Comments

There’s nothing worse than when you’re sitting on your sofa at home, trying to watch TV, and you can see a flickering light in your direct or peripheral vision. Flickering lights are annoying; sometimes they are harmless, but other times they can be a cause for concern. So what causes light flickering, and how can […]

Electrical Safety at Christmas

Posted on: December 11th, 2019 by admin No Comments

Electrical Safety at Home This Christmas Are you taking dangerous risks with your safety during the festive period? Be sure to follow our tips while fitting your Christmas lights! Christmas is a magical, bright and fun time of the year. Each year, many of us are eager to get into the Christmas spirit and adorn […]

9 Shock-ingly Surprising Celebrities Who Were Electricians

Posted on: November 21st, 2019 by admin No Comments

To brighten your day, and in no particular order, here are nine famous people who, you may be surprised to learn, have previously worked as an electrician before making a career change and enjoying fame and fortune. The first famous electrician on our ‘wiring with the stars’ list, and arguably most current, is: 1. Liam Cunningham […]

Top 7 Tips to Save Electricity in Your Home at No Cost

Posted on: October 16th, 2019 by admin No Comments

Looking to be more efficient in your home? Save electricity today with our list of top tips We’re living in a world where being more self-aware of your own human and environmental impact on the planet and carbon footprint is becoming increasingly more important and relevant. We can take many steps towards being more environmentally […]

A Guide On How to Check Your Home Electrics

Posted on: September 4th, 2019 by admin No Comments

A Guide on Your Home Electrics What would we do without electricity? We live in a world where we are dependent on our home electrics, when it comes to cooking, keeping warm or keeping ourselves entertained, electricity is the heart of our homes and keeps things running smoothly. Regular testing on certain electrics should be […]

Shocking Electrical Myths

Posted on: August 13th, 2019 by admin No Comments

Shocking Electrical Myths In a field that is so wide, it is easy enough to have misconceptions on electrical safety in what is true and false. Here are some useful examples to help eliminate the electrical myths and help you have a clearer understanding of electricity. Electricity Travels at the Speed of Light This is […]

Ways to Save Electricity in Your Workplace

Posted on: July 16th, 2019 by admin No Comments

Ways to Save Electricity in Your Workplace Whether you’re at home or at work, we should all be making a conscious effort to save energy when we can. Consideration towards the environment is one small step that can go a long way if everyone has the same attitude, even in your workplace. First Strike Electrical […]

Landlord Electrical Safety

Posted on: June 19th, 2019 by admin No Comments

A Guide on Landlord Electrical Safety As a landlord, you have the responsibility of keeping your tenants safe by protecting them from electrical faults that could potentially cause danger and harm. By law, it is a requirement that you carry out certain electrical safety checks and installations throughout the property to ensure a safe environment […]

The Future On Smart Grid Electrics

Posted on: May 24th, 2019 by admin No Comments

                  Our current approach to the transmission and distribution of electricity within the UK has proven to be pretty unreliable and unsuccessful. This is due to the lack of improvements and development made within the system since it was first introduced. We have now started to develop […]

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