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Welcome to the Sparks Blog on the topic of Safety. Purchasing an item on our website is one thing, installing it or using it properly and safely is another thing.

Via this section, you can find much information related to things such as Electrical Safety and Fire Safety.

We want our customers to be safe when they install and use the products we sell on our website, and both the safety bodies in the UK and the manufacturers have an abundance of caution and advice on this topic.

If there is any advice related to the safety and security of our products that you require, please advise via email or by contacting us


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All about the Aico SmartLINK RF Wireless Interconnection

All about the Aico SmartLINK RF Wireless Interconnection

06/06/2024 sparksdirect

When Aico came out with their 3000 series, they also came with the Aico SmartLINK next generation Radio Frequench Wireless Interconnection.

Having a Smart Home that is also Safe: Safer Smarter Homes

Having a Smart Home that is also Safe: Safer Smarter Homes

09/05/2024 sparksdirect

These days there are so many smart things, smart devices, and smart technologies that can make our home smarter; as we have a smart home, we also need to make sure it is safe.

Having a Smart Home that is also Safe: Safer Smarter Homes

Having a Smart Home that is also Safe: Safer Smarter Homes

09/05/2024 sparksdirect

These days there are so many smart things, smart devices, and smart technologies that can make our home smarter; as we have a smart home, we also need to make sure it is safe.

What is an AFDD and Who Needs an Arc Fault Detection Device?

What is an AFDD and Who Needs an Arc Fault Detection Device?

02/05/2024 sparksdirect

We have recently lowered the prices for the Hager AFDDs and we thought we should introduce the Arc Fault Detection Devices - what they are, who needs them, and what are their use. 

What is Part P of the Building Regulations and How it Affects Us

What is Part P of the Building Regulations and How it Affects Us

21/11/2023 sparksdirect

You may have heard of Part P of the Building Regulations; in this article we want to delve into what it covers, how it affects us, and what needs to be done in case of electrical wiring alterations at home.

How to Find a Registered Electrician Near You in the UK

How to Find a Registered Electrician Near You in the UK

15/08/2023 sparksdirect

If you are wondering how to find a registered electrician near you in the UK, we put together the guide below to aid you in this endeavour.

Advice for Parents: How to Keep your Children Safe around Electricity

Advice for Parents: How to Keep your Children Safe around Electricity

15/06/2023 sparksdirect

Advice for Parents: How to Keep your Children Safe around Electricity; all parents need to know the advice and rules regarding how to keep the children safe from electricity

Where to Site your Smoke, Heat, and CO Alarms

Where to Site your Smoke, Heat, and CO Alarms

20/09/2022 sparksdirect

The matter of siting the alarms at home is very important, and Aico is kind enough to provide a great guide of where to site your Aico smoke, heat, and CO alarms.

Top Tips for Safely Using Portable Heaters at Home

Top Tips for Safely Using Portable Heaters at Home

05/09/2022 sparksdirect

Using a portable heater at home is very convenient, but safely using portable heaters is a must; here are the top tips for using portable heaters at home.

What Is An RCBO & How Does It Work?

What Is An RCBO & How Does It Work?

28/06/2022 sparksdirect

Find out what an RCBO is and how it works. Learn the different types of circuit breakers, how they work, and why you should use them in your home or business.

How do I Test my Fire Alarm? Video on how to Test your Aico Alarms

How do I Test my Fire Alarm? Video on how to Test your Aico Alarms

16/06/2022 sparksdirect

Sometimes the simplest of things can be very complicated if you don't know how to begin. It is the same with testing the fire alarms in the house: if you don't know how to do it, it is very complicated, but if you learn the simple way of testing the fire alarms, it is so simple.

If you like DIY, here are Top 5 Tips for Electrical Safety when DIY

If you like DIY, here are Top 5 Tips for Electrical Safety when DIY

06/05/2020 sparksdirect

It can be tempting for any of us to have a go at DIY tasks instead of calling in a registered...

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