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RCD faults in wandsworth

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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

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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

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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 […]

Can Outside Lighting Increase Your Living Space?

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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 […]