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 […]
Peckham Electrical Safety Tips
According to RoSPA and the HSE figures, one person is killed every four days or so directly as a result of an electrical fault in their home or at work. That is a only a small proportion of the total number of accidental deaths each year, however, many more homeowners and their family members are killed indirectly.
According to the the charity Electrical Safety First, about half of the accidental fires in the home are caused by electricity. Of those fires, around forty percent were caused by electrical faults. That works out at about […]
Do you need an emergency electrician?
It’s fairly easy to decide whether you need to call in an emergency plumber or an emergency builder. It isn’t so obvious if you need to call an emergency electrician. Deciding if you have a major issue or something that can wait for a regular electrician to visit. One of the easiest ways to decide is not from the fault but from the situation.
1. Smoke, sparks and smells.
Smells can be the first indicator that there is a serious fault with your wiring. Something is […]
Electrical faults, according to Electrical Safety First, cause thousands of electrical fires in homes each year. If you remain vigilant and are aware of these 5 early warning signs, you can avoid becoming one of the statistics.
1. Buzzing or sizzling noises from switches, outlets and fittings. When an electrical system is working properly, electricity is silent. When the smooth flow of electricity is interrupted, it produces a buzzing or sizzling noise. This noise can indicate there is a frayed wire or loose connection. The higher resistance causes more heat which could start an electrical fire. Call an […]