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When should a consumer unit be upgraded?

Consumer units also commonly referred to as fuse boxes can potentially save your life. However, a faulty consumer unit can also be responsible for loosing your life too. It definitely will pay you to be aware of the 'current health' of your consumer unit, and how capable it may be of saving your life should a problem develop.

 

What a consumer unit should do

 

How to find a good electrician in Birmingham

I've mentioned before in my blog posts that I am kept very busy fixing shoddy and dangerous work carried out by electricians that are either unqualified, un-registered or both. In most cases, my client is surprised that they fell victim to a bad trades person. In my blog today, I'm going to tell you how to avoid a bad experience and where to look to find a great electrician in and around the Birmingham area.

 

How LED lighting can benefit your home or business in Birmingham

For quite some time now I have been having discussions with my clients in and around Birmingham about the benefits of LED lighting. There are a few common myths surrounding LED lighting and typically the conversations usually, have themes like “LEDs are for toys you don’t get enough light from them” or “how can you justify telling me to pay £20 for a lamp (bulb) when I can buy a pack of 5 from my local DIY chain for a tenner?”.

Electrical Safety First Supports Mandatory Electrical Checks on Rental Properties

Electrical Safety

Back in February I reported on whether electrical safety checks should become compulsory in rented homes following research that tenants who rented homes in the Private Rental Sector (PRS) were more likely to fall victim to fire and dangerous electrics.

 

How to avoid Christmas Lighting Misery

Christmas light misery doesn't really sound very Christmasy does it? In fact it sounds quite bah-humbug. We'd rather don our bah-humbug hats for just a few minutes here to tell you about an important Christmas message that without you realising could be about to spoil your Christmas in more ways than one.

 

Christmas lighting.....really?

 

How to avoid Christmas Lighting Misery

Christmas light misery doesn't really sound very Christmasy does it? In fact it sounds quite bah-humbug. We'd rather don our bah-humbug hats for just a few minutes here to tell you about an important Christmas message that without you realising could be about to spoil your Christmas in more ways than one.

 

Christmas lighting.....really?

 

Worrying facts that could put an end to new years resolutions in a shocking way

Now the season of goodwill has passed, many of us are now tasked with keeping up with New Years Resolutions. Alongside the popular resolutions of saving money, loosing weight and eating healthier, more people are starting to include home improvements as part of their bid to lead a healthier and happier life.

 

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