According to RoSPA and the HSE, there are around four thousand deaths and injuries directly related to faulty household electrics every year.
These figures are confirmed by the charity Electrical Safety First, who also say the about half of the accidental fires in the home are caused by electrical faults. Analysis of their statistics show that on average, four people die in the UK each day as a result of these fires.
So keeping an eye on your electrical system will cut your chances of joining these statistics
Household Electrical Faults in Clapham […]
Dulwich Electrical Safety Tips
According to the the charity Electrical Safety First, electricity is responsible for just over half of the accidental domestic fires in the UK. Of those fires, some are caused by misuse of electricity and electrical appliances, whilst others are caused by electrical faults either in circuits or appliances.
Many start in white goods and other appliances in the kitchen. Others start where sockets are overloaded, leading to severe overheating, in faulty light fittings, faulty switches or ancient consumer units that are not fitted with RCB’s.
How to Avoid Becoming an Electrical Accident […]
Camberwell Emergency Electrician
South London Electricians operate a value-for-money professional 24 hour emergency service throughout the SE5 area. Our rapid response team of experienced emergency electricians are available to answer your call at any time of day and night. We are all equipped with the latest test equipment that helps us to pinpoint electrical problems quickly. You benefit from a fast repair at a lower cost as we will be in and out faster than national companies with London contacts.
You can call us on 0208 406 9834 at ANY HOUR […]
How to Spot if You Have an Electrical Emergency
1. Tripping Circuit Breaker.
If a circuit breaker trips, it indicates there is a fault. When you reset the breaker, if it doesn’t trip again, there is generally no need to call a Tooting emergency electrician. If the breaker keeps on tripping, then there is definitely a fault with either the circuit or the appliance. That is the time to call an emergency electrician. The electrician will check both the circuit and appliances using the circuit for faults. If the fault lies with the […]