Tag: DIY

No BS7671 Dual Colour Warning Label

Lack of BS7671 Dual Colour Warning Label at Installation Has your recent electrical safety report (more properly called an EICR) had a fault listed for the lack of a BS7671 Dual Colour Warning Label? First and foremost don’t worry because this is a comparatively trivial issue with your electrical installation. Whilst it does warrant inclusion in the report, this issue...

The weekend approaches, thinking of some DIY Electrical to your Sockets?

DIY electrical work to your Sockets An often completed DIY electrical job is DIY electrical work to sockets.  Socket circuits do not usually suffer from the issue of no “earth” as older lighting circuits, however we have come across occasions where there have actually being faults, either with the “earth” or else the neutral/ring circuit.  Whilst these are impossible to...

Tackling your lights this weekend? Get armed with the facts….

DIY Lighting Advice The weekend is upon us again and the DIY stores will be brimming with people looking to put their own stamp on their property.  Lighting upgrades, either swapping switches or changing the fittings themselves, seems to be a very popular electrical job that people feel confident enough to ‘have a bash’ themselves.  Whilst this ‘Dunkirk Spirit’ may...