So, you want to be able to switch the lounge lights on from your dining room....you could always cut a hole in the wall so that you can reach your hand through to the switch....Or...
Did you know that DIY errors cause half of all serious electric shocks in UK homes?
Almost 50% of men admit that they feel they should try and tackle household maintenance and repair jobs themselves or ask a mate before calling in a professional.
But our survey discovered that nearly half of all severe electric shocks are caused by DIY attempts, with the main errors including cutting through power leads, drilling into wiring and repairing electrical items while they’re still switched on.
Everything seems to be going wireless these days, from lights switches to door bells and heating controls….
We installed the electrical connection for a 40A Hot Tub supply this week.
We recently teamed up with BBC Watchdog to investigate high street stores and online marketplaces to find and put dangerous phone chargers to the test. Our results found that many of these retailers were selling substandard chargers that could potentially harm your phone and even lead to electric shocks.
What is an RCD? Why do I need one?
These are the sorts of questions I get asked all the time,
What does an RCD do?
Why do I need one?
Are they expensive?
Wishing you all a Merry Christmas from Brickhill Electrical Services Ltd.
Its going to be a cold one so wrap up warm...
Christmas is nearly upon us and there's still time to book your local electrician to install some outside plugs to power your festive lighting creations....Call Chris on 07515861972 or for free on 01908 904494
Are your devices sucking your wallet dry?
Your TV, HiFi sytem and mobile device chargers etc. are probably left plugged in almost permanently and you probably aren't too concerned about it. But Vampire devices like these can be responsible for huge amounts of wasted energy, by constantly taking a trickle of energy while on standby.
This is called ‘Standby Power’ or ‘Phantom Load’, many TV’s etc. have to keep certain circuits constantly energised to enable them to respond to the remote control to switch on.