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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Maximise your Outdoor Space
If you need more space but don’t have either the room or money for a loft conversion, why not consider making better use of your outside space? Installing outdoor lighting is an inexpensive way of both increasing the use of your garden (the fun part) and also providing additional security (the sensible part).
LED lights, which are typically used for outdoor areas, are inexpensive to use and have an exceptional life expectancy (approximately 100,000 hours). This means that once your lights are installed you can relax and enjoy the benefits without any …