How to Choose an Electrician in London?

Posted on: April 23rd, 2013 by admin 1 Comment

London is such a bright, exciting and large city that it can be difficult trying to find and choose an electrician who operates in your local area; but at First Strike Electrical we’re here to tell you that you don’t have to worry. Finding an electrician can be difficult, but if you are a homeowner seeking professional help then you have come to the right place.

We have listed some tips on how to choose an electrician you can trust.

NIC EIC Registered Electrician

When you need an electrician it can be overwhelming trying to pick one from the many available, to narrow your search and to help you find a reliable electrician it’s vital that you pick an electrician who is NIC EIC registered. By choosing an NIC EIC registered electrician you are choosing an electrician who consistently works to a high standard, and that their work is completed in accordance with the latest regulations and building standards. Furthermore, alongside being compliant you can trust that the work they complete is done with your safety in mind.

As NIC EIC registered electricians ourselves, we at First Strike Electrical are more than able to help you should you need a professional electrician in London.


One of the most reliable ways to make sure that you choose a reliable electrician in the West of London is to ask your friends and family. Listen to their recommendations, and you’ll soon learn who to avoid and who to phone.

Local Electrician

It’s always best to choose an electrician who operates in your local area, and here at First Strike Electrical we operate across the London area including West London. This means that we can respond to your call-out as quickly as possible and we are able to build a strong relationship with our clients so that you can feel confident that the problem will be fixed when we walk through your door.

To learn more about our services or to call out an electrician in West London please call us today on 0203 503 0755.


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“I have used First Strike on many occasions to sort out electrical problems at my Paddington flat. Most recently when my heated towel rail failed. They diagnosed the problem quickly helped us organise the replacement and when it arrived were on site the same day to fit it. A great service. They have never let me down.”

by J. Price

"I highly recommend First Strike electrical. Electrician was punctual, very thorough, and extremely professional. All problems sorted quickly. Will definitely use these guys again."

by A. Smith

"Great service! I was really happy with the service that First Strike Electrical gave, they was extremely professional, friendly and polite. They completed the electrical wiring in my new extension. I was very please with the work that was completed. I highly recommend First Strike Electrical for any of you electrical needs."

by M. Allen

"We called First Strike Electrical for an emergency. Alex our electrician was very helpful and knew exactly what the problem was and fixed our wiring."

by L. Smith

"Amazing, called casually about a job, and 2 and a half hours later everything is fixed, with utmost politeness and minimum of fuss. Would highly recommend and if I ever have a problem in the future they'll be first on my list of people to call."

by J. Oby

"I have just used First Strike to sort our problems with my telephone at home. The job was done promptly and efficiently and I would certainly use the company again."

by R. Noble

"I've been using First Strike for years. A good and completely reliable electrician is hard to find. First Strike turn up when they say, complete the job thoroughly and explain to the ignorant the what and the why. Whether it's been planned jobs or emergency response, they've never let me down. Stick them on your list. Very highly recommended."

by B. Wood

"I had severe water damage in my kitchen and the whole room needed to be refurbished from scratch. I did most of the work myself but required someone to come in and put in all of the electrics, so I called First Strike. They came in and quoted me a great price for the work and then carried it all out in a fast and high quality manner. Thank you so much for great service!"

by N. Sky

"We are very pleased with the service from First Strike Electrical. They were on time and dealt with the problem at hand very professionally. We highly recommend their services to others."

by K. Thompson

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