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 […]
Need an Emergency Electrician in Keston (BR2)?
When your home develops an electrical fault, it can be extremely worrying. You may be tempted to try to sort things out for yourself, especially if it happens outside of business hours, but emergency electrical repairs are not something for DIY. First of all, isolating the cause of the fault needs a methodical approach using electrical testing equipment. Then you need the right equipment and components to solve it.
An emergency electrician from South London Electricians could be at your Keston electrical emergency in minutes. Armed with […]
During the course of one year, someone is killed directly by electricity either in the home or at work (according to RoSPA and the HSE figures) every four days or so. Whilst that is a small number compared with the total number of deaths each year, many more are killed indirectly.
According to 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 about 16 per day. Of these fires, about 25 […]
Need an Emergency Electrical repair in SE19, SE20, SE26?
Crystal Palace was named, in 2016, as being one of the best places in London to live. But living there doesn’t give you immunity from electrical issues! An electrical fault can appear in your system at any time. Sometimes you will get a warning like flickering lights, but more often than not, you don’t.
In some cases, your consumer unit circuit breakers will suddenly trip and refuse to reset, leaving you with some or all of your circuits off. In other cases, you may notice an unpleasant […]