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Electrician

Electrician

According to the oxford dictionary the definition of an electrician is “a person whose job is to connect, repair, etc. electrical equipment”

Sounds pretty straightforward right?

Some would be fooled into thinking that it's an easy job, and that anybody can turn their hand to some electrical maintenance and whilst some minor electrical repairs are not illegal, they are not recommended either.  

In the Age of Home Improvements - An Electrician You Can Depend On

In the Age of Home Improvements - An Electrician You Can Depend On

Whether you’re a homeowner or tenant, it’s highly likely that you’ve recently considered enhancing your home in one way or another. The past year has motivated us to tackle some of those outstanding, and in some cases, trifling home improvement jobs.  From decorating, to improving audio-visual features, to home improvements spanning bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchens.

Working From Home: How to Make Your Outbuilding a Safe, Efficient Workspace

Working From Home: How to Make Your Outbuilding a Safe, Efficient Workspace

About that outbuilding you’ve thought about renovating, or that cabin kit you’ve had your eye on - Homeworking is here to stay, it seems.  The recent lockdowns we’ve had to adapt to have not been in vain though: They’ve taught us to reevaluate our processes; to appreciate our time more; and that we don’t need to clock into a distant building every single day of the week.

My electrics have tripped. Can you help?

My electrics have tripped.  Can you help?

A fuse box that keeps tripping indicates that there is a problem with either a faulty electrical item or wiring in your home. 

RCDs (Residual Current Devices) look for abnormal currents and shut off the power supply the moment they detect anything unusual.  They are a vital safety device and protect you from electric shocks, so while the tripping may seem annoying, bear in mind that it is keeping you safe whilst flagging to you that there is something wrong.

A Guide to RCD's (residual current device)

A Guide to RCD's (residual current device)

In these strange times, we are all spending a lot more time at home and if we are lucky enough, in the garden.  But how can we make sure the places we want to relax in are as safe as possible?
The past few years have seen around 8,500 admissions to hospital for gardening or DIY related accidents a year.  Lawnmowers and electric tools are at the top of the offenders list.
Electric mowers and other power tools should always be used with an RCD which will cut off the power quickly in the event of an accident.

Landlords……are you covered?

Landlords electrical safety certificate in Nottingham Derby

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.