A. D. Breden Ltd.
ELECTRICAL and BUILDING CONTRACTORS
Home Electrics from complete Rewires to minor repairs such as broken socket
Every year defective wiring or faulty appliances are a major cause of fires in the home, resulting in deaths, injuries & damage to properties. A recent survey showed that over 2 million homes in the UK require some kind of electrical repair. Older properties are especially at risk. There are many injuries & deaths from electrocution in the home, of which many are due to DIY or unqualified personnel.
The Institution of Electrical Engineers recommends that home wiring installations are checked every 10 years. Electrical Testing.
If you live in England or Wales you are now required by law to use an competent electrician to current standards, to carry out most electrical work in your home. There are penalties in place for breaking this law. For more information about competent electricians & part 'P' click this link. Part P web site.
The majority of an electrical installation is hidden & therefore can only be checked by a electrical test, but below are a few things you can check yourself to give an idea of your current wiring.
1 When was your wiring checked last? if more than 10 years it needs rechecking.
2 Has electrical work been carried out and no certificate issued.
3 Do your fuses or M.C.B.'s trip out regularly.
4 Do your plugs or sockets get hot?
5 Is your wiring more than 15 years old.
6 Do you have round pin sockets?
7 Do you use electrical equipment outdoors? If so is it protected by a R.C.D.
8 Do you have extension cables in most sockets?
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