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, […]
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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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
Little changes that you make to your daily routine could dramatically reduce your electricity bill longterm. Many people are unaware of the savings that can be made, and just how easy they are to achieve. By implementing small changes and regularly maintaining this attitude, your monthly bills will drop. Not only will you benefit, but […]
A London electrical contractor has been slapped with a fine and given a suspended prison sentence after carrying our dangerous work and fraudulently claiming to be an NICEIC approved contractor.
It’s easy to hire an electrician – but hiring the best for the job takes a little more planning, research and question-asking to ensure you get nothing less than a reliable and qualified professional. Both safety and quality of work are essential when it comes to electrical jobs, as poor quality work could put your […]
Home extensions can be a great way to add space, increase curb appeal and make the most of your home’s potential value – read on for who you need to make it happen.