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Can I Keep my Low Voltage Recessed Lights and yet use them with LED Lamps?

Can I Keep my Low Voltage Recessed Lights and yet use them with LED Lamps?

23/02/2017 sparksdirect

We get asked hundreds of questions concerning how to do more energy saving lighting, from, "Do I...

Where does an Electrical Wholesaler Fit in the Life of an Electrician?

Where does an Electrical Wholesaler Fit in the Life of an Electrician?

07/06/2013 sparksdirect

Yes, we are an electrical wholesaler. We have been here in Archway (North London) at 659-661...

Early Spring Shoutout to All Our #Sparkies on Twitter #Electricians

Early Spring Shoutout to All Our #Sparkies on Twitter #Electricians

05/03/2013 sparksdirect

The spring is here! If we forget about the 2-4 degrees temperature this morning and focus on the...

ESC advice: what is a fusebox, and more about the mains switch, the fuses, and the RCDs(consumer units tips)

ESC advice: what is a fusebox, and more about the mains switch, the fuses, and the RCDs(consumer units tips)

21/12/2010 admin

After quoting the Electrical Safety Council about the Plugs and the Fuses(for more electrical...

Electrical Safety Council Advice: Where to start once the flood water has gone, do's and dont's

Electrical Safety Council Advice: Where to start once the flood water has gone, do's and dont's

20/10/2010 admin

These simple do's and dont's are some immediate actions people should take/can take once the flood...

Simple Guide to Choosing an Electrician for the domestic electrical work - consumer guide to ordering domestic electrical work

Simple Guide to Choosing an Electrician for the domestic electrical work - consumer guide to ordering domestic electrical work

12/10/2010 admin

This guide has been produced by the ESC to help you when you want electrical installation work...

Living together safely(1) - Electrical Tips and simple rules for avoiding electrical shock/fire hazards

Living together safely(1) - Electrical Tips and simple rules for avoiding electrical shock/fire hazards

13/09/2010 admin

Further to our articles on the simple rules for electrical safety in homes, the electrical safety...

Hager Domestic Consumer Units, short guide and specifications, with the MCB breakers

Hager Domestic Consumer Units, short guide and specifications, with the MCB breakers

06/08/2010 admin

We have introduced the Hager Domestic Consumer Units extensively via our blog, mainly talking...

How safe is the wiring in your home(2)? The Part P of the Regs and Rewire first, decorate later

How safe is the wiring in your home(2)? The Part P of the Regs and Rewire first, decorate later

07/07/2010 admin

This article is the second part of the "How Safe is the Wiring in Your Home?" advice from NICEIC -...

Turn your bathroom into a safe sanctuary - bathroom electrical datasheet from NICEIC

Turn your bathroom into a safe sanctuary - bathroom electrical datasheet from NICEIC

14/06/2010 admin

The following tips (and the next article after this) are part of the NICEIC's Householder...

Tips for Home Fire Safety, Electrical Appliances at Home and Fire Safety Tips

Tips for Home Fire Safety, Electrical Appliances at Home and Fire Safety Tips

17/04/2010 admin

In 2007, Government statistics showed that over 43,000 fires started by accident in UK homes were...

Rules for electrical safety in the home(read this before starting any electrical work)

Rules for electrical safety in the home(read this before starting any electrical work)

25/02/2010 admin

Although we are not electricians(yet we deal with a lot of electrical stuff + also with a lot of...

How to install the Forbes and Lomax socket outlets - advice for the electricians and decorators

How to install the Forbes and Lomax socket outlets - advice for the electricians and decorators

11/08/2009 admin

Forbes and Lomax is one of the high quality wiring accessories manufacturers - switches, sockets,...

Some instructions for the electricians & decorators, concerning the switches & dimmers, Forbes and Lomax

Some instructions for the electricians & decorators, concerning the switches & dimmers, Forbes and Lomax

11/08/2009 admin

After you purchase Forbes and Lomax switches and dimmers, if you intend to install them we...

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