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electricial fault finding in epsom

faulty Wiring in Epsom

Early in May we received a telephone call from a householder living in Epsom. She and her husband had only bought their dream cottage two months earlier and had found that their RCD was tripping out at least once a week. Not only was it annoying, it was also worrying them.

Whilst she was on the phone we tried was to get them to check if it was the wiring or an appliance they were using that was causing the problem. Her husband followed our instructions but just could not trace it.

So in we went …

Building Regulations Part P in Wimbledon south London

Building Regulations Part P and Your House Sale in Wimbledon south London Mention Wimbledon and the first thing that most people think about is Tennis. But there is much more to it than that – green spaces, a football team and of course quality housing. Confidence is retuning to the UK housing market, especially since the introduction of the Government backed ‘Help to Buy’ initiative and prices rose by about 10% in Wimbledon during 2013. But during the downturn in the housing market, house owners tended to stay put, preferring to extend and improve rather than move. But that could have …

cost flat rewires

 The cost of rewiring a typical 2-3 bedroom apartment/flat in London

 

Domestic Property Rewiring

If your lights or electrics are not working you may need your property to be rewired. Rewiring is where the electrical cables and fittings are renewed. A property rewiring is quite an invasive procedure so existing wall fabric and fittings may be disturbed and in some cases, walls and ceilings will need be decorated.

 

Professional advice and appraisal about property rewiring

If your electrics are not working or wiring is old, South …

fire-rated dowlights

Down lights installations

Once you have decided that you wish to install Down lights in your home it is important for you to decide several things:

Q. How many Downlights do I want? Or need?

 

A        Well this is  person choice we seen standard 3 bed semi have over 120 that is way over the top !

 

Q Should the Down lights be 12 volts (selv),  230v( gu10 or g4), or led ?

 

A      This is where we come in …

RCD faults in wandsworth

Fault finding with rcds tripping
Residual Current Devices are electrical security switches that cuts the supply to an electrical circuit when the circuit is devolves a fault.

if a Residual Current Devices trips, it has tripped for a reason, the difficulty is not often a faulty RCD but fault on the wiring

Several electrical faults in wandsworth are not always permanent they can exist  for small number millisecond.

RCDs will trip after the circuit is temporarily faulty from appliance. After some time it is possible to reset it and  power to the circuit is restored .
If the circuit is faulty …

Lights Out in Wandsworth

Blowing a Fuse?

 

A client in Wandsworth recently requested a visit to check out his electric wiring.  Much to his annoyance his lamp kept going out and despite changing the bulbs several times the problem was ongoing.

 

By the time we got there our Wandsworth client was extremely frustrated and at the end of his tether.  He had checked the fuse box thinking it was a faulty fuse, but unfortunately it wasn’t as straightforward as this.

 

Faulty Electric Wiring

 

After inspecting the property we discovered that the house needed rewiring. We did this and then installed …

Rewiring in Tooting

Sockets Tripping Out

 

One of our more famous clients, a Premier League footballer contacted us because his sockets kept tripping out.  We visited his house in Tooting several times.

 

Despite PAT testing all his electrical appliances and spending considerable time investigating the fault we were left baffled as to what was causing it.  It was only when the client mentioned that it only happens when it rains that finally managed to discover what was happening.

 

Water Entering Cables

 

Unfortunately when it rained, water entered the cables which resulted in the tripping out.

 

We resolved the …

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