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Mandatory Electrical Safety Inspections For Rental Property Expected April 2020

On Monday 13th January, the government announced the much-anticipated introduction of mandatory electrical safety inspections for private landlords. A draft of the new regulations, titled “The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020” has been put before parliament for approval. What are the current laws? Why are new electrical regulations happening… Continue Reading

Keeping You Safe At Home During Coronavirus Isolation

As the country gets to grips with tackling the Coronavirus, life as we know it is going to significantly change for a while. With people being encouraged to work from home and families self isolating if one person shows symptoms, there are plenty of guides out there designed to help you concentrate on your work… Continue Reading

Have A Good Night’s Sleep With These Bedroom Electrical Safety Tips

What room do you spend the most time in everyday? Perhaps the living room catching up with the latest Netflix releases? Or maybe the kitchen, where you try your absolute best to become the next Gordon Ramsay? Well, the answer most likely is your bedroom! The average person will spend up to 12,045 days in… Continue Reading

Consumer Unit Upgrade in Altrincham

A new 17th edition Consumer Unit installed, one of many but still pleasing to see the old Wylex 1970’s Fuse Board removed and modern protection installed, no existing faults made this job simple and straight forward, all testing completed with NICEIC documentation provided and the local building control notified of the upgrade, all as per… Continue Reading

Single Storey Ground Floor Extension in Hale

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Kitchen Extension Offerton

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Landlord Electrical Safety – When Did You Last Check Your Wires?

According to Electrical Safety First, a UK based charity, electricity is the cause of more than 20,000 fires a year – almost half of all accidental UK house fires. With this in mind, its vitally important that landlords across the country take their landlord electrical safety responsibilities very seriously. Today’s household is more than likely… Continue Reading

Landlord Electrical Safety Requirements

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At the beginning of each new tenancy, you should ensure that electrical installations – like fixed wiring – are safe and well maintained. Any electrical appliances you supply to tenants – like cookers and kettles – should be safe for them to use. Continue Reading

Landlord Electrical Safety

AN 82-year-old landlord has been fined £5,000 for supplying a faulty electric radiator which led to the death of a 33-year-old mother in a tragic accident. Trading standards officers from Cornwall Council brought the case against Hilary Thompson from Portscatho, on the Roseland peninsula, following the electrocution of Thirza Whittall last year. Continue Reading

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