DIY Electrics

A recent survey sent to UK householders reveal the dangerous risks that UK householders take when carrying out work on their home electrics. Whilst not all DIY electrical work is illegal, it does require a common-sense approach. It is perfectly legal for to carry out like for like DIY electrical work in your home so if you are looking to replace some lights in your living room or replace a broken or cracked socket then you can do this – but only if you feel confident in doing so. However, i...

How safe are you around the garden?

Electrical Safety First (Electrical Safety First exists to ensure that everyone in the UK understands the importance of electrical safety and that this remains a priority for consumers, trade and government.) recently launched their Home Safe campaign but what about staying safe around the garden? They have put together this infographic which covers cutting the grass, checking cables and connectors, and taking care of garden lighting: