As an electrician in Nottingham who is passionate about electrical safety, I am concerned about the increase recently in counterfeit products. Counterfeit electrical products have been around for some time and you may have heard about the dangers of buying a 'fake TV' or other electrical items.
With another academic year starting, students are busy getting to know one another, finding their way round a new city and generally just enjoying life.
With the excitement of moving into a new house or even halls of residence, it is easy to overlook essential safety features within your living quarters – things like electricity, gas and water for example. (Would you know what to do if your lights went out?)
With the August bank holiday approaching, many people are thinking about getting away from it all for a few days. In typical British style, the weather isn't looking too great, however don't let bad weather deter you from checking out the electrical safety of your holiday accommodation. Whatever type of accommodation you stay in, from caravans to self catering cottages and hotels to tents, you can pretty much guarantee that electricity will feature somewhere in your holiday.
If you are like many people, dubious about where to find a qualified and registered electrician to work in your home, you will be pleased to know that a new search facility was officially launched by the Government which lists all fully qualified and registered electricians who work in England and Wales.
Reducing shoddy and dangerous electrical work