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Government to enforce five yearly electrical safety checks on privately rented properties

Plans for new regulations for increased electrical safety in private rental properties (PRS) in England were announced by the Government on 29th January 2019. The new regulations come as a result of a consultation on Electrical Safety Standards in the PRS sector, of which they received 582 responses. The respondents ranged from organisations, such as […]

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Essential hand tool kit for domestic electricians

When starting a new career as an electrician, one important factor you will need to consider is the tools you will be using for the job. If you are adding electrics onto your existing trade, then you may already have some of the below mentioned hand tools, We encourage our customers to try different brands […]

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Mobile apps for busy tradespeople

We have previously covered a wide variety of mobile apps for electricians, comparing some of the leading apps on the market so you can find the best one to suit your business. Now we are taking the winners from those categories and including some of the most important mobile apps to help you stay organised […]

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Future renewable energy solutions for your home

We are entering a smart home generation, where the aim is to reduce our carbon footprint and make our homes as eco friendly and self sufficient as possible. Renewable energy sources for the domestic home is growing beyond bulky solar panels, and moving into specially designed turbines and discreet solar tiles and panels. We are […]

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#noVANber petition to put an end to tool theft

If you’ve ever been a victim of tool theft, you will know that the time out of work can be costly and, if you have tool insurance, the claims process can be long. For some without insurance, it can even mean the loss of income and being forced to stop working. The current punishment for […]

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