Campaign promoting the use of NICEIC and ELECSA registered contractors reaches a record audience nearly 55 million

Niceic approved electrical contractor in Swindon and Oxford

Launched during the festive period last year, the Stay Safe at Christmas campaign warned the public about the electrical dangers that can arise around Christmas time and urged them to contact a registered electrician if they had any concerns.

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Back to basics: Saving energy and money in your business this winter

Reduce Electricity Usage in your Swindon Business

Many businesses underestimate how much electricity they use on a month by month basis as well as how much they could save if they were to be more energy efficient.

Investing to save cash energy wise is growing in popularity among businesses, this week we’ve included some suggestions that will help owners save money and create a more pleasant working environment out of a few simple investments.

 

Timer Switches

With the best will in the world, all of us are guilty of forgetting to switch off certain electrical equipment at the end of the day. Did you know that even just a computer monitor left on overnight can waste enough electricity to laser print 500 pages?

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Stay safe this Christmas

Safety at Christmas

We’re in that time of year again when the decorations are revived and we’re well into the festive season. However, after a year of being packed away, are you checking your electrical decorations as you should be?

 

Some simple checks this Christmas are important preventative steps to make sure are safe throughout this festive period.

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The importance of recommended and accredited electricians

NICEIC accredited and approved electricians in Swindon

Alarmingly, qualifications and accreditation’s are the one of the lowest priorities for consumers when they are choosing an electrician to carry out work.

Far from being just a piece of paper, qualifications and accreditation’s are incredibly important to ensure your contractor is going to complete your work to a high standard of quality and safety.

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An electrical safety digital campaign with a difference

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Can you find 3 deadly killers in this Electrical Charity’s Halloween game?

Electrical Safety First have released their Halloween themed game ‘A Killer Lurking’ – highlighting the serious consequences of having unsafe electrical appliances in your home or office. Can you find them in 30 seconds?

Is your computer network protected?

Computer Network Safe

The recent news about the TalkTalk cyber-attack is a serious reminder of how essential it is to ensure your IT network is sufficiently protected from anyone wishing to cause any harm.

This sort of event has a sweeping impact across all aspects of a business, from emotional impact to the company’s reputation. TalkTalk’s shares have dropped to their lowest price since 2013 and almost every business these days holds some form of confidential information about their customers.

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Water damage? Check your electrics

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Water damage can occur for a variety of reasons, and even though you may feel like you’ve dealt with all of the damage, such as damaged furniture, flooring and walls; what about the damage you can’t see?

 

Even if you don’t think you are experiencing any interruption to your electrical service, there doesn’t need to be any outward signs of damage. Just because your lights aren’t flickering or there doesn’t appear to be any damp, it doesn’t mean you don’t need to hire an electrician to carry out an intensive check of your wiring.

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3 top checks to help you find the right Electrician or Electrical Contractor

Commercial electrical contractor or electrician in Swindon & Cirencester

If finding the right Electrician wasn’t important, there wouldn’t be a need for Electrical Contractors; the right person or team for your project is essential for the work to be timely and complete with minimal disruption.

 

We’ve suggested 3 top tips to make the search easier:

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What’s the difference?

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People can often misunderstand the difference between an electrical contractor and an electrician, including the differences in qualifications and ability.

It’s easy to think of ‘buzz words’ used in many different industries, but these aren’t buzz words; the difference between the two is purely professional. Read more