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Domestic Electrical Appliance Faults to Look Out For

When dealing with your household electrics, you should ensure that your personnel safety is guaranteed. Flashing lights and appliance faults can signify that you have electrical issues within your home. Below we will explain some common electrical appliance faults and the most suitable solutions: Malfunctioning Light Switches Dimmer switches that are installed incorrectly and that…

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How Much Does an Electrical Safety Certificate Cost?

If you’re a landlord or you’re just simply interested in the electrical safety of your own home, having a regular electrical safety certificate inspection carried out can provide you with the peace of mind that your property is safe. In this post, we consider: why landlords should take note of the new law on electrical…

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Under The Cupboard Lighting Ideas

What is under cupboard lighting? It’s exactly what it says in the title. Under cupboard, lighting is specialist lighting that is designed to fit underneath a kitchen cupboard. It’s the type of lighting used to highlight areas of your kitchen where extra light is needed to carry out detailed jobs such as food preparation and…

Protect your home with Security Lighting.

Protect your home with Security Lighting.

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. …

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Understanding your Fusebox.

    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. …

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Electrical Checks For Rental Properties

  Electrical Testing 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…

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Tempted to do your own electrical repair, here we explain why you should never attempt it.

  In an age where online video tutorials can teach you how to pretty much do anything, it’s all too tempting for the internet to be the first port of call when something goes wrong around the house. There’s nothing more satisfying than admiring your own handiwork and with a step by step tutorial at…

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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…

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10 ways you can save money on your electric and energy bill

  1. Understand your bill The information on a typical energy bill can be confusing but understanding it can go a long way to helping you get to grips with your energy usage at home. If you don’t understand something on your bill, call your energy company and ask them. 2. Switch off standby By…

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Is your property in need of a re-wire?

  Wiring and re-wiring is something that most homeowners will never think about – until they need it altering or replacing. Many of us take the infrastructure that powers our properties for granted, but old or faulty electrics can wreak havoc if left untouched.If you are planning an extension or redesigning the layout of your…