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New Year's Resolutions

Make Electrical Safety Your New Year’s Resolution

It’s that time of year again when we reflect on the year and make New Year’s resolutions for the year ahead. How many of you have vowed to go to the gym at least 3 times a week, give up alcohol for the month of January, or to eat no junk food? Many of us…

Christmas light

How to Pack Away & Store Your Christmas Lights Safely

New Year’s Eve is with us and the festivities are quickly coming to an end. Whether you have already taken your Christmas light decorations down or are going to during the next week, there are ways you should pack away and store them safely. The last thing anyone wants is the recurring theme each year…

outdoor Christmas lights

The Do’s and Don’ts of Outside Christmas Lights

Christmas is upon us and the Christmas decorations are out in full flow. Front and back gardens have come alight with outside Christmas lights, outdoor tree lighting, and welcoming decorative entrances to celebrate the festive season. If you are using outside Christmas lights, here’s our guide to the do’s and don’ts for safe use this…

Christmas lights

How Safe Are Your Christmas Lights?

The festive season is upon us and by now many of us would have retrieved the Christmas lights and decorations from storage, in preparation to putting them up around the home in time for the Christmas celebrations. However, no matter how well we store our Christmas lights, 12 months packed away can lead to them…

Smoke alarms

What You Need to Know About Testing Your Smoke Alarms

Have you ever tested your smoke alarms in your home? Apparently, over a fifth of households never test them and one in ten households do not even have a smoke alarm. It’s certainly not worth the risk of not having any, or even not checking if they are in working order. However, what’s worse is…

Alarm System

Protect Your Home With An Alarm System & CCTV

The darker days and longer nights at winter make it an ideal opportunity for your home to be the target of burglars. Christmas is fast approaching and a house full of goodies is often very tempting when a house is empty for burglars on the prowl. They are many things you can do to help…

Electrics

How Safe Are the Electrics in Your Home?

Now is an ideal time to check all your electrics in your home to ensure they are still safe and fit for purpose. Electricity is one of the major causes of all accidental fires in the home so how do you ensure your house is safe? During the winter month’s we naturally use more electricity…

Security Lighting

Security Lighting for Your Home This Winter

Winter is the peak time for domestic burglaries, but there are many security lighting measures you can take to discourage people from targeting your home. Here, we list some of the main ways you can help to protect your home with security lighting this winter. Outdoor Lighting As winter draws in, the shorter daylight hours…

adequate home lighting

Back to School – Adequate Home Lighting

The summer holidays have come to an end and this week most of the children are going back to school. As we go into autumn, the winter months are approaching and the nights are drawing in darker earlier. Daily homework is an everyday part of the education system and we all rely on home lighting…

outside garden building

Electrics for Your Outside Garden Building

Many people who are struggling for space in the home are now turning to an outside garden building for that extra room. An outside garden building, garden office, summer house, playroom or man cave are just some of the terms people use for such a space. They can be a great addition to the family…