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Being a bright spark

Being an electrician is a fun job. I get to see all sorts of offices and homes. A lot of the time, the jobs I need to do are relatively small, but it's great that people call me because the risks of someone who doesn't know what they are doing getting hurt on electrical work is huge. I never look at a job and think why did these people call me? If you are a bright spark and don't like to meddle in electrical work you don't fully understand, then keep reading my site. I'm passionate about safe electrical work.

3 Benefits of LED Floodlights

If you are considering the ways in which you can light the exterior of your property during the hours of darkness, you may be thinking about installing floodlights. There are many different types of floodlight on the market, such as halogen lights, high-intensity discharge lights and traditional incandescent lamps. However, you should also consider the new kid on the floodlight block, LED lighting. Below is a guide to 3 benefits that LED floodlights can offer. Read More 

Reasons You Shouldn’t Ignore Electrical Testing and Tagging for the Appliances in Your School

With a large population of students, teaching staff and other employees within the school, there is so much pressure on electrical appliances. This elevates the risk of electrocution and other accidents related to power supply such as fire breakouts. You need to keep an eye on the electrical appliances in your school to guarantee that they are safe for use at all times. This is achieved through electrical appliance testing and tagging. Read More 

What to Consider Before Buying and Using a Power Generator

Power generators allow you to have access to electricity in your home even when the power goes out. This is ideal if your entire street has no power but you need lights or want to charge your electrical appliances. If this will be your first time purchasing one, consider these tips. Know What Type of Generator to Get First The first thing you need to do is consider your options when it comes to power generators so you can narrow down your results and decide what type of generator to get. Read More 

Electrical Emergencies: Tips on Surviving Power Outages

Electrical power supply is critical in the home because it facilitates lighting of the interior spaces. Moreover, the energy powers important residential appliances and charges the digital devices. Unfortunately, you can lose your power supply due to harsh weather, wildlife and tree interference, supply equipment failure and public damage due to road accidents. Some of these power outage incidences such as storms are foreseeable while others are unexpected. Ideally, you should contact an emergency electrician to resolve the problem immediately. Read More 

3 Actionable Steps to Undertake When Electrical Wiring Catches Fire

Electrical wiring must be properly maintained to ensure safety and to prevent fires in your home. Damaged or faulty wiring running through your home can easily cause home fires. While preventive measures are supremely important when it comes to protecting your home from an electrical fire, you should also know what to do when a fire erupts before an emergency electrician arrives. This guide is designed to help you undertake actionable steps when your electrical wiring catches fire. Read More