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Why should I replace my old fuse board, after all, it has always worked?
There have been significant safety improvements in the equipment that distribute the electricity around your home. Historically the protection has been against short circuit or overload faults in the form of fuse wire which in turn were first replaced with … Continue reading
What are my responsibilities as a landlord?
In short you must be able to prove that you have taken all reasonable steps to ensure that the property you are letting is safe. The Electrical Safety Council have a very useful guide to landlords or tenants who may … Continue reading
What is Part P and why does it affect me?
Part P is the section of the building regulations that covers the electrical installation. It is a legal requirement for all electrical work to meet the Building Regulations. As the homeowner or landlord you must be able to prove that … Continue reading
Why do I need an Electrical Condition Report?
The Electrical Safety Council recommends that all domestic properties have an electrical inspection carried out every 10 years. Most properties have never had an inspection carried out and most likely they were wired prior to 2005 when the Building regulations … Continue reading