As a Landlord, it is important to act on your electrical safety obligations, or you could be exposed to significant financial risk from fines, invalidated insurance and most importantly, an increased risk of harm to tenants. Dangerous electrics can contribute to a serious risk of fire, extreme cold, and insufficient lighting.
Over the last few years, the amount of people installing outdoor or garden lighting in Nottingham and Derby has dramatically increased.One of the main reasons is people wanting to improve the look and feel of their outdoor space – lighting can have a huge impact on how your garden looks. It can ensure your outdoor living space can be used long after dark and essentially give you extra space to enjoy or entertain in.
One of the big selling points for electric cars is that they’re environmentally friendly. This is true to a large extent because pure electric vehicles come with no tailpipe emissions that harm the atmosphere. However, the electricity they require comes from the National Grid, which is still significantly fuelled by coal and gas.
Definitive Electrical can offer a complete package of installation and maintenance to look after all your EV Charging and Solar PV needs.
As an approved and authorised installer of EV Chargepoints in Nottingham and Derby, we can ensure all our customers benefit from the reduced cost of the grant schemes available (OLEV).
We’ll be happy to provide you with professional advice about the options available to you and to give you a quote based on your specific requirements.
Smoke Alarms save lives. This is a fact! No matter where you are – at home or in the workplace, their importance cannot be valued highly enough.
There is a lot of legislation, plus regulations and standards that surround safety in electricity.
Every year, about one million children under 15 years old visit hospitals after an accident in the home – many of them electrical. There are things that you can do as a responsible parent to childproof your home against electrical hazards.
On the list of “Things To Do” when you move into your new home, “find an electrician in Nottingham” is probably not in the top ten. Most people don’t think of looking for an electrician until something goes wrong.
Part M of the building regulations help with guidance on the recommended height of Switches and Sockets for new buildings to help with access and should be located so that they are easily reachable. The regulation also suggests that in habitable rooms this will be achieved by mounting the switches, sockets etc between 45cm (bottom of socket height) and 1200mm (top of switch height) above the floor level. Unless the dwelling is specifically designed for a person with limited reach, these requirements do not apply in garages and kitchens.
Once again, careless use of small electrical appliances are again in the news after a hair dryer set alight causing a family home to be gutted.