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Reduce Your Electricity Costs This Autumn

With the kids going back to school in the next couple of weeks, the evenings will be getting darker, much earlier, and the temperature outside will be dropping. As a result, they will be spending more of their time inside watching television, doing homework on the computer and playing on their games consoles. With more…

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Fire Safety – How to Protect Your Home

Fire safety at home is extremely important, but it’s amazing how many people neglect it or do the very minimum to protect themselves and their family. Many deaths caused by fire in the home is often due to the lack of having working smoke alarms, which is such an easy thing to fix and keep…

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Lightning Safety

With all the hot weather we are having this summer and current heatwave, thunderstorms are a common occurrence. Many of us throughout the UK have experienced flash floods, thunder and lightning, and there are more storms forecast. The chances of being struck by lightning or injured is pretty slim. However, it is wise to air…

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Effects of Hot Weather on Electricity

We have had an amazing summer so far and this week the heatwave is set to continue for a few more weeks. Whether you love the warm sunny days, or are praying for some rain, the hot weather has an affect on many aspects of our everyday lives. The Met Office has suggested the UK…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…