Holiday season is creeping up on us and the children will be breaking up for their summer holidays very soon. You and your families will be packing your cases ready to fly to a hot, sunny destination. The last thing you should need to worry about is keeping your home safe whilst you are away. These are some security lighting ideas, tips and tricks to keep burglars at bay. www.eastkentelectrical.co.uk/protect-your-home-with-security-lighting/... See MoreSee Less
Your fuse box, otherwise known as a consumer unit, is best regarded as the electrical working hub of your home. Would you know what to do if your lights went out, or there was an electrical emergency in your home? Indeed, do you know where to find your consumer unit? Many householders don’t.
Electrical checks for rental properties and Advice for Landlords Plans for mandatory five-year electrical safety checks in the private rental sector in England have finally been confirmed by the UK government. This move, which requires further legislation, means that all landlords will be required to have an electrical check (EICR) on their property(s) by a qualified electrician. This rule will mirror those already in operation in Scotland whose rental safety standards currently far outweigh those of the rest of the UK. www.eastkentelectrical.co.uk/electrical-checks-for-rental-properties/... See MoreSee Less
How long does it take to replace a consumer unit / fuse board? On average to replace the consumer unit is a day work due to the testing and certification that is required. It is best to have the inspection carried out before the consumer unit is replaced as it will highlight any issue if any with the existing installation then an accurate time frame can be determined for the work required. Along with the notification to building control under the Part P of the building regulation Give us a call for more information www.eastkentelectrical.co.uk/contact/... See MoreSee Less
Happy Easter to all Customers new and old. If you are doing DIY this weekend Please be careful and consider where you drill as cables from switches and sockets will normally run in line either UP, Down, or sideways in line with the fitting. Save yourself a callout ... See MoreSee Less
Your Circuit breaker keeps tripping, why? A common situation is dealing with a tripped circuit breaker (call East Kent Electrical Ltd to upgrade your fuse box). When a circuit breaker trips, it leaves a room or a whole house in the dark and without power, but solving the issue is usually quite simple. What to Do When Your Circuit Breaker Trips… www.eastkentelectrical.co.uk/your-circuit-breaker-keeps-tripping-why/... See MoreSee Less