I want to repair a light fitting myself. Parts are available, so why can't I fix it myself?
Have you ever wondered whether your job was a good one or a bad one. The job looks OK, but your not really sure. It was cheap, so is that OK? It works, and it seems OK, but is it really?
Main switches are often overlooked by electricians, but there are serious consequences if they are.
I guess this work wasn't checked... This is the connection of a circuit breaker for an air conditioner I recently had the unfortunate experience of investigating. Hmmm... Houston, I think there's a problem here? Can you see what the problem is? Hmmm... Is this connected properly? I am not sure!!! Whoops, this air conditioning installer … Continue reading Uh Oh
I often tell my clients that they require other works done at their premises in order to make simple additions. Why is that? Am I just ripping my customers off, asking them to do things they don't need?
Hmmm... If you have been following this blog for a while, you will realise that I am continually harping on about compliance and compliance certificates. The following picture clearly shows why. On the other side of the black panel are all of the circuit protection. Circuit breakers, fuses and main switches. The person who installed … Continue reading What’s wrong here?
Are your smoke detectors working. This week I tested 6 smoke detectors in two properties - all had failed and the properties were at risk of fire, and the families lives were at risk. Do your smoke detectors work?