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How To Stay Safe At Night

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 At... Read more

How Do Smoke And Carbon Monoxide Detectors Work?

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? What Do... Read more

Top Tips For Choosing An Electrician

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 When you’re... Read more

Top 4 Methods To Safeguard Your House From Electrical Failures.

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! Invest in a good surge protector... Read more

Working With An Electrician To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

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

Solar Panels – Great For Your Home And Your Business

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

4 Electrical Things To Bear In Mind When Re-doing Your Bathroom

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

Expanding Electrical Contractor Offers £500 Finder’s Fee

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

5 Ways To Save On Your Electricity Bills This Month

It’s been a cold few months Even though Spring now appears to have officially sprung, most of us will still have the heating running, the lights on for longer and the kettle running at all hours! But all of the energy adds up, and the average electricity bill for a medium-sized house in the UK is now an eye-watering £592 a year – and that number is only set to increase As we rely more and more on technology in our lives, electricity will keep dripping away to feed all of those devices, and your electricity bills will go up to compensate... Read more

Common Electrical Inspection FAQs (And Their Answers)

Let’s talk electrical inspections If you own a property, you need one Whether it’s your own home, a business premises or a property you rent out, you still need to make sure your electrical installations are safe and up to code You also need to comply with a number of laws on electrical maintenance, which pretty much means you need to keep up with your periodic inspections – and make any changes recommended quickly But it can be a bit of a confusing area so, today, we’re going to answer some of the most common questions around electrical inspections in your home, and in your business... Read more