Home heating systems play a pivotal role in your home, and there’s plenty to consider when you’re trying to compare the options. In this article we'll be looking at the pros and cons of electric … [Read more...] about Electric Radiators: The Pros and Cons
A few words about safety
Before you carry out any electrical work in the home check out the building regulations on the Government or local authority website, specifically the Part P regulations and Electrical safety in the home. Although I am aware of the current rules it is worth reading the latest regulations as they have been updated in the past.
Whenever you have a bath or shower, the steam generated from the hot water in your bathroom will eventually cause the moisture in the air to linger around and form a mist. And if you stay in the … [Read more...] about How to Fit a Bathroom Extractor Fan
This post is all about warning DIYers against the idea of fitting an electrical supply in your garden for a pond or water feature. Any electrical work carried out in the garden should be done by a … [Read more...] about How to Fit an Electrical Supply for a Garden Pond or Water Feature
Tools required Side cutters (snips), a medium posi and flat screwdriver depending on the plug top, a Stanley knife and if you have them a pair of wire strippers. Remove approximately 5cm of outer … [Read more...] about How to Fit a Plug Top
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Replacing a damaged or faulty socket outlet should be a fairly straightforward task, but if you aren't completely confident in your ability then you should use the services of a qualified … [Read more...] about Replacing a 13 Amp Socket Outlet