Do I Need an Electrician to Install a Ceiling Fan?

A fan on your ceiling is a fantastic way to cool things down and circulate air during the summertime. This is because despite being the same temperature, air feels cooler when it’s moving around. [...]

Do I need an Electrician to install an Oven?

Whether or not you’ll need an electrician to install your oven will depend on what you want exactly. For instance, if you’re looking to replace or upgrade a gas oven to an electrical one, [...]

How Dangerous Is the Job of an Electrician?

An electrician’s job can be very dangerous. This is why it is important that electricians have special training and skills to do their work safely. Unfortunately, even the best-trained electrician is exposed to many [...]

When to Call an Electrician

Electricity is an integral aspect of our everyday lives. So much so, we are surrounded at home and in our workplaces by various electrical systems. However, these systems can be particularly dangerous, making it [...]

Which Certifications are the Most Important?

Part P registration is usually the most sought after when hiring an electrician in the UK. This usually comes with membership of bodies like the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting.

Is Registration Enough?

It is easy to get carried away with all the certifications that can be held by an electrician and lose sight of what matters: excellent service delivery. An electrician with all the right certifications [...]

Who Should an Electrician Be Registered With?

In the UK, there are several bodies that a professional electrician can be registered with, to demonstrate their competence.  The electrician needs to be registered with at least two of these bodies to be [...]

Can an Electrician install an Air Conditioner?

If you’ve recently purchased a new air conditioning unit, you’re probably wondering how to go about having it installed. While many people these days are turning towards ‘do-it-yourself’ solutions for some of their electrical [...]

What Is Electrician Part P?

If you’re looking at doing electrical work in your home or office, you will more than likely have heard about the Part PElectrician scheme. In 1965, the UK government began introducing rules and regulations to [...]

Do you need to be a qualified Electrician to take a PAT Test?

According to the provisions of law, an individual must be considered a competent person to undertake a PAT test. Page 13 of the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) Code of Practice (Third edition) outlines [...]