We’re going to be talking this week about RCDs, otherwise known as residual current devices. The reason why these are so important is because they are a lifesaving piece of equipment that your fuse box requires in order to provide a safe supply of electricity.
If you’re thinking of hiring an electrician there are some things you need to consider first before going ahead. You want to be safe in the knowledge your electrician is qualified and trained to do his/her job, and to do that there a few steps you can take to ensure you’ve got the right person.
A fuse box or fuse board as it was once known is now called a consumer unit. We’re going to be giving you as much information about them as we can, because it is often the case that they need replacing.
What are the benefits of electrical heating? Are you of the opinion there aren’t any? We hope we can open you up to the benefits of electrical heating because they do have some distinct advantages for sure.
What type of burglar alarm system should you have in your home? There’s a variety to choose from and it’s important to choose the right one that works for you. It’s important to take care of your home and belongings internally as well as anything outside, so all aspects of your home are protected.
The evenings have already started to draw in and that means lots of shorter days and longer nights. Winter also means that there’s plenty to celebrate with family and friends as the year draws to a close, and it also means you may be going away in order to celebrate.
There are plenty of blogs out there telling us how to find a good electrician and how to spot one. However, how about dodgy electricians, is it easy to spot them? Our blog post today on spotting dodgy electricians, that way hopefully, you never be stung.
What are your responsibilities as landlords? We’re going to be looking at this because if you don’t know what they are you’re putting yourself at risk of financial ruin and placing your tenants in danger. There’s the possibility of anything from fines for invalid insurance, and even worse, electrical fires and hazards for your tenants that could put you in prison.
When you’re buying your first home, it’s easy to forget the finer details, but electrical problems can easily raise their head after you’ve taken the mortgage out and moved in. There should be some electrical checks carried out prior to this, because if there is a problem and it’s not identified right away it could cause a serious accident or even death.
In this blog we’re going to talk about the importance of hiring a registered electrician in West Lothian. Why is this important? Because we believe it’s the difference between being safe or putting yourself at risk of an accident, or in the worst-case scenario – death.
We’re going to be talking about outdoor lighting today and the benefits to your property. Here at RML we’ve installed outdoor lighting for many satisfied customers, and we believe there are many advantages that we’d like to share with you. So, if you’re on the fence about outdoor lighting, we hope we can change your mind.
Today we’re asking what is an EICR? As a landlord or owner of a commercial building, or someone who’s moving into a new property for the first time, you may be asked for evidence of one, or need to have one carried out yourself
Today, we’re discussing all you need to know about PAT testing. We feel this is an important aspect of electrical care, keeping your property (if you’re a landlord) and business (if you’re in a commercial building) safe from harm.
With Christmas having come and gone and all those new Christmas presents, you may be more aware than ever of the importance of having a burglar alarm. If you’ve not even given it a second thought, it’s probably about time you started to think about it because you don’t want to leave your home vulnerable to burglars.
We’re giving you some safety tips so you can stay safe this winter, and if you need a friendly visit to check something you’re not sure of, be assured that our electricians in Edinburgh are the best in the business.
Usually the most common time to have an electrical rewiring is when you’re about to move in to a new property. It’s better this way too because if you have it done before you move in you’ll miss most of the disruption and it can be all done and dusted – literally, before you move all your stuff in. The reason rewiring is important on a newly purchased property is because if it’s an old house, then it may have wiring issues and it won’t be safe.
Today, we’re talking about the benefits of electric central heating. Why should you choose it over gas? We’ll be going over some of what we think are the clear benefits, and then leave you to make an informed decision.
There are all sorts of things that can go wrong in your home when it comes to electrics. There are those problems which are easy enough to deal with, and there are those problems which are a little harder to overcome and will require an experienced and knowledgeable electrician in Edinburgh.
What is PAT testing and why should care? Well, if you’re moving into new property, or you’re a landlord then it’ll be in your interests to know what it is. PAT testing could be the difference between life and death.