Which room in the house do you spend the most time in everyday? Unless you’re a Netflix binger who spends hours a day in the living room the answer is most likely your bedroom! On average a person spends up to 12,000 days in bed, that equates to 33 years!
Whilst being in the bedroom we all have bad electrical habits that could turn out to be potentially dangerous Below are some of our tips to keep yourself and your family safe!
Don’t Leave Piles Of Clothes On Your Floor
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Odds are if you look at the ceiling right now, you will spot some form of smoke detector on it Similarly, if you go to your boiler cabinet (a bit difficult if you’re in an office), you should see another detector close to it, called a carbon monoxide detector These 2 little hunks of plastic are some of the most important electrical items in your home or office, and have saved countless lives over the years But there’s one thing we get asked a lot, which is how do these life saving devices actually work?
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When it comes to electricians, it can feel as though you have too many options to choose from Just ask for recommendations on Facebook and you’ll probably be inundated with suggestions, and likely end up with a shortlist of dozens of companies and sole traders to work with The problem is, how do you narrow down all these highly recommended tradesmen, and pick just one to work on your project with you? While the end decision is up to you, we have a few tips to help you choose
Value For Money
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In 2019 we are more dependent on electrical devices than we have ever been; phones, laptops, televisions, refrigerators and AC units (among others) have become a crucial part of life
One thing that these devices need is obviously electricity which can be dangerous if the proper measures aren’t in place A sudden inrush of electricity can lead to a power surge, this happens when the amount of voltage in our homes goes above the safe level However there are ways to prevent damage to your homes electrics!
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Making your home more energy efficient may seem troublesome at first, but with the rise of energy-saving products and solutions, there are many ways to be greener in your own home Today’s homeowners are particularly focused on being green and energy efficient because the results of our impact on the environment are readily accessible
But it’s not only the environment that suffers when we use too much energy, our utility bills do, as well By taking steps to reduce the amount of power we use in our homes, whether that’s gas or electricity, we can make our lives and... Read more
Since the beginning of time, people have been fascinated with the sun We used it to tell time, relied on its warmth to grow our crops and sustain our population-even worshipped it as a god But for years, we have been reliant on electricity to give us light in our homes and our businesses This has created a huge amount of pollution and waste, as well as driving up the cost of energy for everyone Now, technological advancements have allowed us to harness the suns awesome power, creating a new age for power and light Today, we wanted to give you a... Read more
Redoing your bathroom is not a weekend job It’s something that takes a lot of planning and preparation, which is why it usually ends up on the wish list’ for quite a long time It’s not something to be rushed either, especially where the electrics are involved And because there is so much risk involved with water and electricity, it isn’t a project best done over the weekend by an enthusiastic DIY’er It really is better done by a professional! To prove it, we’ve got a few of the more common electrical issues and considerations you need to keep in mind when... Read more
6th May 2019, Devizes,
Wiltshire, United Kingdom Over the last 12 months, Harry Hislop’s fast- growing
electrical contracting business has been searching for more experienced
electricians to serve clients across the South West from Bristol to Reading Harry
recruited Martin Philips in January but due to the company’s continued growth
tracking at 30% year on year, he is already looking for another qualified
electrician to join his friendly team NVQ Level 3 is a basic requirement and an
ECS Gold Card would be a bonus In an unusual step, Harry is even offering a
£500 “Finder’s fee” if the new recruit is still in post after 6 months... Read more
28th March 2019, Devizes, United Kingdom – HRHislopcom Electrical Contracting has just clocked up their 1000th customer in their ten-year history, and it comes literally 56 days after reaching their actual ten-year anniversary on 1st February Over the last few weeks there was much speculation on social media as to who would win this exceptional bottle of Gold Imperial Moet & Chandon Champagne The lucky winner turned out to be Sue Austin from Great Cheverell in Wiltshire and on Tuesday, Harry Hislop congratulated Sue and presented this very special bottle of champagne with Jack Skyrme, the apprentice who installed four lights in... Read more
1st Feb 2019, Calne, Wiltshire, United Kingdom – The Mayor of Calne, Town Councillor Glenys Ansell, joined around 55 guests who braved the arctic snowy conditions last Friday to celebrate with Harry Hislop on his company’s 10th anniversary at the Lansdowne Hotel, Calne Mind you, for the event to go ahead with due ceremony and its guest of honour, Harry did have to collect the Mayor in his 4 x 4! It’s this kind of “can do” attitude that is a hallmark of the company and the Mayor commented “Harry’s is a real success story because to get to ten years, you... Read more