Some Signs you Could be in Danger of an Electrical Fire

Many electrical faults are minor, but if they are bigger then they could result in an electrical fire. This could be very dangerous, resulting in serious damage and even harm to people. Electrical fires can spread very quickly and it is always in your best interests to try and prevent them from occurring. If you notice any of these signs, you should contact a qualified electrician straight away: A smell of burning. Sometimes, it might not be immediately obvious where this is coming from. See if it happens when you turn on electrical sockets or lights. If it does, it could be directly related and is a big concern. Appliances... Read More »

Writing a Health and Safety Policy for your Electrical Contracting Business

A health and safety policy is an important part of your business, setting out to staff members how they should be conducting themselves and showing your customers that this is a priority for you. If you don’t currently have an official policy and just do things your way, then this needs to change – industry experience isn’t enough here, as it doesn’t filter down to your employees, subcontractors and customers. If you are concerned about writing a health and safety policy, don’t be. The main thing is to convey what you are doing and the steps you take, and much of it is common sense. You can hire an external... Read More »

Choosing a Fit-Out Team

An office fit-out is an important, major project that is going to take up lots of time and energy. It needs a multi-faceted approach, with different teams and professionals taking care of different aspects of the process. The electricity in the building is one of the most important aspects, and it is beneficial to find a team that either includes an electrician or works with an electrician, so you don’t have to source someone yourself. A qualified electrician is a real asset for any job. They will manage the electrical contracting, as well as carrying out any work required for electrical and lighting systems in your office. If you’re working... Read More »

Commercial Electrical Contractors for your Next Project

There are many different types of electrical contractor, many of whom will provide great customer service and really know what they are doing on site. However, each electrician or contractor will have their own specialism, so if you need a large commercial job completing, it is best to contact a commercial electrical contractor. They will be used to working on a larger scale and will be more adept at overcoming problems in these types of properties. Safety is, of course, the most important aspect when working with electrics. Contractors must know commercial properties and have a full understanding of the regulations that must be met. If you work in a... Read More »

Checking the Wiring is Safe in your Home

The wiring and electrics can sometimes be a cause for concern in a residential property. It may be an older building, or it may be new and the wiring has been put in cheaply. If this is the case, you may notice some inconsistencies in your lighting systems. These may include failure of a light to switch on, bulbs blowing regularly, lights blowing the fuse box or certain light fittings looking poorly installed. It is especially telling if LED lights are blowing, as these should last for years. It’s a good idea to check out any concerns you may have about your wiring, to be on the safe side. Ask... Read More »