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Customers and tradespeople share their pet hates

First it was the rise of rogue traders, then came the cowboy customers, and now it seems some customers and tradespeople just have some annoying traits. Rated People recently carried out a survey with customers and tradespeople to find out what really irritated them about one another. The results with the customers are common problems […]

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IKEA now selling battery storage solution for solar panels

(photo credit) Affordable solar panel and battery storage systems have officially been launched in the UK by one of the largest retailers, IKEA. Working with Solarcentury, one of the oldest and most trusted solar companies, they aim to give everyone the chance to invest in solar power technology for their homes, with prices starting from […]

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3 ways EC4U help prepare you for life after learning

Taking your first step into the electrical industry can be quite daunting for some. Most training centres will not offer help and support after finishing your qualifications, but EC4U are different. We go the extra mile for our customers. We want to ensure that every customer that leaves our centre is successful and confident, which […]

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What are fire rated downlights and do you need them in your home?

If you’re changing or updating the lighting in your home, chances are you have discussed what you would like to use. Downlighters are arguably one of the most popular lighting options, however there are a few questions you need to ask yourself first. One being, are your downlights going to be fire rated or non-fire […]

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Builder faces jail time after misusing the NICEIC and Gas Safe logos

It’s important that homeowners know who they are letting into their home to carry out work. Over a third of people do not check for ID when letting a tradesperson work in their home, NICEIC claim, which is worrying when considering there have been more than 6 million people affected by unregistered tradespeople. Cowboy tradespeople […]

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