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5 01, 2019

Keep Safe With J & P’s Electrical Fault ‘Spot List’

2018-11-28T10:31:13+00:00January 5th, 2019|

Faulty electrics are a common problem within London and have the potential to be extremely dangerous. Causing 12,500 fires and 2,000 electric shock accidents in the home each year, according to the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting (NICEIC), it is absolutely essential that you take no risks and leave any problems to the professionals. Whilst the worst things that can happen for many aspects of home DIY are not actually that bad, any mistakes relating to electricity could [...]

12 09, 2018

A Quick and Simple Guide To Changing a Plug

2018-08-16T13:38:33+00:00September 12th, 2018|

One of the most common electrical tasks we face as householders is the need to wire a plug. However a surprising number of people are unaware of exactly how to do this and we felt as though it would be helpful to draw up a quick and simple guide designed to help our followers to change a plug should the need arise. Before starting, make sure that you have a medium sized flat head screwdriver to hand. Step 1: Open [...]

25 05, 2015

Common Emergency Electrical Situations That Can Happen In The Home

2018-06-18T11:25:42+00:00May 25th, 2015|

Electricity is vital to our daily lives. Anyone who has experienced a power outage knows how difficult it can be to get anything done without a steady supply of electricity. You cannot cook, watch the TV, or even see very well to name just a few of things that can happen when the power goes out during the evening. However, electricity also can be dangerous. There are a number of common electrical emergencies that can occur if you are not [...]

24 04, 2015

Tips From Electricians To Help You Stay Safe In Your Home

2018-06-18T11:28:39+00:00April 24th, 2015|

It's a good idea for anyone involved with something as potentially dangerous as working with electricity to be prepared. It not only can save your life, it can save others who live in the home. Putting Safety First When doing any kind of wiring make sure that the electricity is off in that area. If you're not sure of how to do so then you may just want to shut it all off because you do not want this to [...]

8 04, 2015

Why You Should Do PAT Testing On Your Appliances

2018-06-18T11:29:05+00:00April 8th, 2015|

While most people think that portable appliances like electric kettles and toast machines are safe, the truth is that these items have been blamed for a lot of fires, which is why you should do PAT testing or Portable Appliance testing on them. If you don’t believe portable appliances can cause fires, think back to the time of May 2007 Cutty Sark fire. It was triggered by a vacuum cleaner left was plugged in overnight. The fire actually reached 1,000 [...]

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