We know that most electrical contractors are quite honourable and have integrity. Every now and then you may run into one that is trying to play a game with you and generally take more money off you then initially quoted. This can happen, especially where an electrician has worked out ways to string out jobs. In this post, we will look at ways in which you can avoid this problem and quickly identify if the electrician is generally trying to fleece you.
What you shouldn’t be worried about necessarily is the ‘fits and starts’ approach. Electrical […]
While it is safe to say that most modern homes are generally well built and safe, there are some aspects of our homes that we need to be careful about. This is particularly true in the area of the electrical fittings and wiring in our homes. We did not do it ourselves as homeowners, but we do need to be aware that sometimes there can be issues that need dealing with by qualified electricians.
One of the most important aspects of the home when it comes to electricity is consumer unit in your garage or other part […]
There is nothing worse than having an electrical emergency that you need dealing with quickly and efficiently. Whether it’s a power cut or a blown fuse, if you don’t know what to do then there really is no other option than to call in a qualified electrician who can deal with it. In the London area there are literally thousands of qualified electricians and electrician companies, so it can be hard to choose one that you feel will do the job well. Later in this post we will look at how to choose a reputable electrician […]
Even though the housing market is picking up, a lot of people in Whyteleafe and Croydon are staying put and extending their homes rather than moving. If the extension is not architect designed, you need to make sure that the trades you hire are familiar with Building Regs. For the electrics, that means your electricians in Croydon, including Whyteleafe should be qualified to work and certify to Part P. You will need the certificate when you eventually do sell.
Kitchens are a popular extension as even new builds can have small galley kitchens – building plots in Croydon are not […]