4 Home Security Ideas

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Motion Lights

Place lights with motion sensors in areas you want to be lit up at night. When someone passed the areas, the lights will turn on and alert you to potential intruders or provide a deterrent, they’re also great for you when you return home in the evening.

There are solar powered options available if you’d like to save energy and be environmentally friendly, and remember to replace your old floodlights with new fixtures, there are plenty of LED options available that are cost effective.

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This week we’ve included some Frequently Asked Questions to help you decided when and why you might need an electrician to carry out work for you in your home or office:


Q. We are a business, do we need to have our electrics tested? Read more

Summer is out and portable heaters are in


Stay warm and safe this winter when using portable heaters. They are a great low-cost option; particularly for older generations and small offices where it would be costly to generate heat for a whole building.
In terms of energy efficiency there isn’t much difference between the main types of heaters on the market, the main types of portable heaters are:

– Oil-filled radiators
– Convector heaters
– Fan heaters
– Halogen heaters
Electrical Safety First carried out a survey which indicates at least half of those surveyed would be happy to use a portable heater and almost 40% would be comfortable leaving it unattended, and 20% ready to leave a portable heater switched on overnight.

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