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Treehouse Electrics

Summer is finally here, and we will all be spending more time out in the garden. If you have children, you will know how they like to spend most of the summer month’s outside playing with friends. Giving them an outside space where they can spend time safely with friends, such as a treehouse, playhouse,…

Fire door Dorgard Pro

We Are Approved Fireco Dorgard Pro Installers

How many of you have seen fire doors wedged open? Especially with the warm weather we are having recently or when deliveries are being made, it is a common occurrence to see fire doors open. However, did you know that wedging a fire door open could cause you some hefty fines and penalties, if it…

plug sockets

How to Know When Your Plug Sockets and Switches Need Changing

Your plug sockets and switches are used daily and often multiple times throughout each day. I think it’s fair to say we take them for granted and do not fully appreciate how convenient they are. If they suddenly stopped working and prevented us from using our lights and appliances, it would cause havoc with our…

energy efficient

Energy Efficient Ways to Light up Your Garden

The warm weather is here and as a result we are spending more time in our gardens, relaxing with friends and family. Whether you are entertaining or just generally relaxing, it’s nice to spend as long as we can outdoors and often some form of lighting is needed. We are all doing our best nowadays…

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DIY, Handyman or a Qualified Electrician?

Spring is here and as a result many of us take on DIY projects for the house and garden. The lighter evenings and the warmer weather makes it an ideal opportunity to improve the look of your home. However, if you have an electrical project, do you do it yourself, get in a handyman, or…

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Smart Home Lighting Ideas for Your Garden This Summer

Now the weather has finally turned a corner with the warm sunshine being here at last, I am sure many of us have started to sort the garden out, ready for the summer months. Most of us want our garden to be as functional as possible, while at the same time visibly pleasing on the…

electrical equipment

Is it Safe to Use Electrical Equipment in the Garden This Easter Weekend?

Easter weekend is normally the perfect time to get out in the garden to start weeding, mowing the lawn and getting things back in order following the effects of the winter months. However, the amount of rain we have been having here is making it an extremely hard task to do! How many of you…

snow

Electricity Concerns We Face During Snow and Icy Conditions

The snow we have had over the past month has certainly been pretty to look at. But, for those of us who have had to travel in it, may not feel as fortunate, and probably can’t wait for it to thaw away and for spring to finally appear. Snow and icy conditions are not only…

WEEE

How Does the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Recycling (WEEE) Regulation Effect You?

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Recycling (WEEE) regulation stands for equipment and products that need a battery or have a plug. The regulation came into force in July 2007 to try to encourage people to recycle old electrical products, rather than just throwing them in the bin. It’s estimated over 2 million tonnes of…

Landlords

Calling All Landlords! Are Your Properties Safe?

There are steps landlords can take to try their best to prevent a fire taking place in their properties and to safeguard tenants. Every week we seem to be hearing reports of fires breaking out due to faulty electrics or appliances, putting peoples lives at risk. It’s devastating to read the newspapers or watch the…