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Hiring an Electrician Safely During Lockdown

Posted on: June 12th, 2020 by admin No Comments

No matter the time of year, and regardless of a global pandemic or national lockdown, electrical emergencies at home can, and do, still occur. The good news is that electricians are still working here in the UK, and many are able to safely conduct business.  If you have an emergency electrical situation, please don’t hesitate […]

Electrical Work and Social Distancing

Posted on: May 18th, 2020 by admin No Comments

Since mid-March, the UK has been on lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. This has meant the people across the country have only been able to leave their home for a limited number of reasons including essential work, and for food, medicine or daily exercise.  If you cannot work from home then the government has […]

Innovative Electrician Tips and Tricks

Posted on: April 16th, 2020 by admin No Comments

Some of the best electricians think outside of the box (or the wire) when carrying out their daily projects and work. No matter what industry you’re in, it’s great when you can learn some new, or in this case, old tips and tricks to make your job a little easier. Even if you’re not looking […]

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 […]

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