August 2019 / 4 posts found

Landlord Electrical Services in Wakefield

by ElectricBluContractors
Landlord Electrical Services in Wakefield If you own a rental property in the Wakefield area, you know that keeping on top of electrical maintenance is important. It’s more than just replacing a light switch when the tenant reports a fault, it’s complying with your legal obligations regarding property safety. The Private Rental Sector (PRS) has a number of particular and detailed requirements to electrical safety which can often be complex and difficult to understand. You need someone who you can trust to supply the right advice to ensure that you understand your obligations, without blinding you with science and trying […]

Guide to the Latest Landlord Electrical Regulations 2019

by ElectricBluContractors
Guide to the Latest Landlord Electrical Regulations 2019 There has been a lot of speculation lately regarding changes to Landlord Electrical Regulations in 2019. The confusion has only been made worse by the fact that there has been very little “official guide” to what has (or indeed, will end up) changed. Together with a number of other regulatory changes around the private rental sector, being a landlord means you need knowledge of a wide variety of different topics. As such, clear advice from experts in the field is what you need. We are a local electrician in Wakefield, and we […]

Thermal Damage to Cable Insulation

by ElectricBluContractors
Thermal Damage to Cable Insulation Did you have an EICR (otherwise known as a landlord/homebuyer report) completed and you received a code indicating that you have “Thermal Damage to Cable Insulation”? You may have been left wondering what exactly this means and how best to approach repairing the thermal damage to the cable insulation. If your electrician has failed to explain, or ideally attach photos to the electrical report, then our blog post should help clear things up. What Causes Thermal Damage to Cable Insulation? Whilst the title of the issue may give some clue as to the cause of the […]

Kitchen Electrical Installation

by ElectricBluContractors
Kitchen Electrical Installation Have you considered the ins and outs of your Kitchen Electrical Installation when you are thinking of upgrading your home? If you are having a new kitchen installed, it is highly likely that at least some part of your kitchen electrics will need altering or upgrading. We have seen plenty of times during our works throughout Wakefield that the customer has failed to plan what they will need. This has caused disruption and delays to the kitchen fitting schedule. If you want to avoid any potential problems with your kitchen project, it is best to create a […]