We are pleased to announce that we have been accepted on to the Wigan Council Good Trader Scheme. Operated by Wigan Council Trading Standards Service, the scheme is in place, to help you the customer, find trusted tradesmen from a variety of different trades.
The way electrical installations are designed and the electrical equipment we have at our disposal has come a long way in recent years. Today's consumer units are far safer than the fuse boxes of the past, part of this increased protection is due to something called a Residual Current Device (RCD). These devices detect when a fault is occurring and shut off power to the circuit, reducing the risk of fires and electrocution.
If a property hasn’t been rewired within the last 25-30 years there's a high possibility it will need at least a partial upgrade to bring it up to current standards.
We live in a world hooked on technology which largely relies upon electricity, wiring and regulations have come a long way to cope with the demands of modern living and dated wiring will struggle to cope with the demand and could be potentially dangerous.
When looking for an electrician to carry out electrical works in your home it's understandable that you will want to find a reliable and trustworthy electrician.
Electrical safety is no joke and in the wrong hands can be a very serious if not dangerous problem. As can leaving an electrical fault for too long or attempting DIY electrics.
Electrical faults can appear gradually over time or suddenly. Most minor faults are not dangerous, but they could be if they are left to get worse.
Even if you think it's not a big deal and you can probably fix it yourself, you really should contact an electrician to complete the electrical fault finding. DIY electrics can be very dangerous and incorrect repairs could cause fires or even death.
Signs you may notice if you have an electrical fault include -
Outdoor lighting is a great way to enhance your garden or outdoor space. Whether it's for practical or decorative purposes or both there are many different lighting options available.