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Electrical Safety Tips during the Festive Period

Posted on: November 13th, 2017 by admin No Comments

Some of us may have already started indulging in mince pies, putting on some Christmas music and being told it’s too early! But, before we know it, we’re all going to be singing carols and dancing around the Christmas tree! We all love the joy of the festive period but it does come with some […]

Maintaining Electrical Safety in the Office

Posted on: August 4th, 2017 by admin No Comments

It is a legal requirement to ensure your staff are safe at work and this includes abiding by electrical safety standards. As a workplace, you have to follow the Health and Safety at Work Act of 1974, and the Electricity at Work Regulations of 1989. Anyone who works with electrical equipment can be at risk […]

Top Tips for Electrical Safety at Home

Posted on: July 18th, 2017 by admin No Comments

We have a lot of electrical appliances in our households and many people tend not to think about how they can affect our safety. Below we’ve given you our top tips to ensure you maintain electrical safety in your home. Read the instructions. Instructions are there for a reason. When you first get a new […]

The Rise of Electric Cars

Posted on: June 28th, 2017 by admin No Comments

Past of Electric Cars Interestingly, the first electric cars – which were more like carriages – came around between 1832 and 1839 (exact dates are unclear). Scottish inventor Robert Anderson and Thomas Davenport are credited with the two first electric cars, with Anderson’s being powered by a sole non-rechargeable battery and Davenport’s implementing two electromagnets, […]

What You Should Know About Your Fuse Box Location

Posted on: June 21st, 2017 by admin No Comments

Depending on where your fuse box location is in your home, you may need to be aware of how the conditions surrounding it could affect your electrics. Fuse switches will trip, thus causing the electrics to disconnect instantly. This will happen if something, such as a faulty appliance, could potentially cause an electrical hazard. However, […]

Why You Should Have an Electrical Inspection Undertaken on Your Home

Posted on: March 2nd, 2017 by admin No Comments

Electrical faults and dangers are often overlooked and not given the attention required. To ensure that your home provides a safe environment for your family or tenants, it’s advised that you undergo an electrical inspection annually. If you are interested in why carrying out an inspection on your North London property is so important, First […]

Maintaining Electrical Safety When Working on Your Garden

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 by admin No Comments

Electrical safety is important both inside and outside of your home, and many common mistakes are made when using garden maintenance equipment. First Strike Electrical have outlined things to look out for when you next work on your horticulture and landscaping. Use Appropriate Equipment When working outside, it is important to use equipment that is […]

The Benefits of Installing a Dimmer Switch

Posted on: January 25th, 2017 by admin No Comments

When it comes to lighting, homeowners can get it very wrong or very right. The installation of a dimmer switch is becoming a popular choice due to its added versatility and adaptable characteristics for home lighting. If you are unsure of how this change would suit you and your home, read about their advantages below. […]

Hiring Registered Electricians: How To Make The Right Choice

Posted on: January 13th, 2017 by admin No Comments

The amount of avoidable deaths and injuries caused by faulty electrics is staggering, and almost half of all household fires are a result of poor electrician work. In spite of this, there are a vast amount of electricians without proper registration from government-approved certifiers. Without this, it is impossible to know for sure if your […]

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