Constantly tripping RCD in Wimbledon

tripping RCD in Wimbledon

We were called out to a house in Wimbledon where the householder had a problem with his RCD attached to his home cinema circuit. It just kept tripping as soon as he tried to reset it and he was worried that he was facing a big bill to replace or repair his system. So he called us in and fairly soon we traced the problem to a damaged cable and soon had the problem solved.

Although we would like the business, unlike our client in Wimbledon there is not always a need to call out a …

Electrical Safety in South West London


In the UK, it is reported that many of the domestic fires that occur each year are related to electrical faults and errors such as the consumer overloading sockets. Additionally, there are estimates that suggest that over a quarter of a million people are seriously injured as a result of electrical accidents in the home.

Grants from Electrical Safety First

The UK charity Electrical Safety First uses part of its budget to fund grant schemes (the Fire Safety Fund and the Home Improvement Grant) ultimately targeting householders, not just in south west London but nationwide. The idea …

Electrical Safety Advice for First Time Property Developers


During the last 20 years or so, there have been quite a number of TV programmes about property development. As a result, more and more people are turning to this as a means of making money. Housing in south London is not cheap but there are still bargains to be had at property auctions in Balham, Clapham, Streatham, Tooting, Wimbledon or Catford, and even further afield in places such as Cheam.

Before buying a property to renovate, you really need to visit. During the visit, you will get a good impression as to the overall state. But what of …

Electrical Safety Advice for South London Landlords

In cosmopolitan south London, some landlords refreshing their letting properties in Thornton Heath, Kenley, Bromley, Dulwich, Lambeth, Orpington, Wandsworth, West Wickham and Whyteleafe are turning to universal plug socket outlets as there is an increasing number of short term foreign lettings. These universal socket outlets mean that tenants don’t need to buy adaptors to use their electrical goods during their stay.
But is this a good thing? Not really, according to Electrical Safety First.
The use of these devices is widespread in the Far East and is now starting to more popular in south and south west London …

LED Lighting Safety – Advice from South London Electricians


Consumer safety is always our top priority at South London Electricians. The charity for electrical safety (Electrical Safety First) has been working alongside Trading Standards to help to identify and reduce the arrival of badly made, unsafe and fake LED lamps in the UK.

LED lighting has been taken on board as one of the best ways to embrace energy efficiency and increasingly LED lighting is seen on the shelves of electrical and DIY stores. Indeed, here in south west London, we have installed many lighting systems for clients in our local area (South Croydon, East Croydon, Purley, Sanderstead …

UPS Electrician London, Uninterruptible Power Supply


Page description: Looking for a qualified and competent electrician who can supply and fit you an uninterruptible power supply? South London Electricians …

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Just imagine the chaos that a power failure would cause to your London business or household! You would lose heating, lighting, internet which at best would be an annoyance and at worst a security issue. With an uninterruptible power supply power cuts are a thing of the past.

Just as bad are power surges. These immediately burn out sensitive electronics. In business, this could mean loss of data …



With rapid and vast technological advancements in modern electrical gadgetry, South West London has not been left out. From integration of wireless technology with lighting to dimming control, home and garden lighting has never been made much easier. Surprisingly enough, by simply tapping on their smartphones, tablets or PC screens, South West Londoners remarkably enjoy home and garden lighting without having to move a muscle.
Remote lighting, as the name suggests, enables home owners to switch on the lights from anywhere within their premises without actually moving the wall to flip on the switch. By use of Wise Control …

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