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 […]
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It’s very easy to rack up your electricity bills during the winter months. The days get darker and colder which means we tend to increase our energy consumption at home quite a lot by increasing the use of the central heating and lights. Below we’ve come up with our top tips to help you save […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Pre-purchase checks are vital in ensuring your new dream home doesn’t turn into a house of horrors – read through our top five key areas to check.
When something goes wrong in our home we jump to try and fix it – but what kind of electrical work is safe to tackle ourselves, and what should be left to pros?
If you are planning on calling in an electrician, be sure to read this post which tells you how long each electrical job takes so you know how much you should be paying.
If you are looking to buy a house make sure you organise an electrical inspection to make sure that the electrics are in good condition, as this article explains.
If you are planning on having a new conservatory be sure to read this latest post from First Strike Electrical for more advice.