How Do You Understand the Basics of Electrical Work?

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How Do You Understand the Basics of Electrical Work?

Many people fear electrical work, and it's true that there should be a healthy respect of its potential for causing danger. However, learning about electricity is not impossible, and honestly, it's not as scary as you might imagine. Hi, my name is Pat, and I love to help other people with DIY projects. In this blog, I want to focus on electrical work, learning the basics of electricity and related topics. When I'm not writing, I love to surf, teach my son new DIY tricks, spend time with my wife and run. Of course, I also have to work, and during the week, you can find me selling tyres at a local shop.

Why You Should Appreciate Your Washer and Dryer

When your great-grandparents were alive and well, they were blissfully unaware of the technological revolution ahead and would go about their business using traditional, manual methods. They would still strive to live a clean and efficient life, however, and would wash their clothes just as people do today. Still, they would wash by hand in a sink and would then hang all the individual items on a line to dry in the wind. Read More 

3 Ways to Upgrade the Power Outlets in Your Child’s Room

When was the last time you replaced the power outlets in your child's room? If their worn outlets are due an upgrade, consider forgoing the traditional, standard power sockets in exchange for a modern, upgraded option? Nowadays, there are numerous types of power outlets on the market that could make your child's life safer and more convenient. Before you call in an electrician to fit new outlets, take a look at these 3 upgrade options. Read More 

Two tips for homeowners who want to stay in their properties whilst they are being rewired

If you have hired an electrician to rewire your home and you are planning to remain in the property throughout the rewiring process, here are a few tips that should make this experience as simple and straightforward as possible. Make it easy for the electrician to do their job If you want to ensure that your rewiring project is completed quickly and efficiently, then it's important to make it as easy as possible for the electrician to do their job. Read More 

Hiring the Perfect Electrical Contractor

When hiring an electrical contractor, several things should be considered. Are they reputable, financially stable and proficient? Do you feel that they completely understand the needs of your company? Regardless if you need maintenance, new construction or upgrade assistance, the following information will lead you in the right direction. Codes and Processes  Electricians should always follow quality and safety standards. This is incredibly important. Your contractor and their employees need to be licensed and completely understand what it means to be safe and prepared before starting a job. Read More 

Electrical Woes | Raise The Alarm With These 4 Symptoms Of Timeworn Electrical Wiring In Your Rental Home

If you live in a rental apartment, then you have certain rights, especially when it comes to a safe living environment. When electrical wiring becomes faulty and timeworn, it can pose a danger to you and your family. Raise the alarm if you notice any of these symptoms of timeworn electrical wiring in your home. Your landlord will need to call an electrician immediately to take care of the problem.  Read More