Electrical Money Saving Tips in Cardiff
How Safe Is Your Home Wiring?
Using less energy is beneficial to not only the environment, but also to the amount of money you can save per year. Energy saving trust estimates that you can save around £250 a year just by changing a few habits. So Vanda Electrical are going to pass on a few tips to help you save […]
How To Choose The Right Electrician
In less time than you may think, the electrics in your home can become damaged or worn through general wear and tear, so it is always important that you get your electrics regularly checked to ensure they are safe for use. As recent government statistics have shown, there are more than 20,000 fires in the […]
How Safe Are Counterfeit Phone Chargers?
There are many different factors that come into account when choosing an electrician. But the main priorities will be having an electrician that carries out the work to a high quality, but with prices that are cost effective and are at the right price. So here are a few things you should take into account […]
The Benefits Of CCTV
As smart phones become increasingly popular, so is the need for chargers. People having to take them with themselves if they travel all the time results in loosing those chargers, and if you’re an iPhone user you wont want to pay up to £15 for a new charger, and that increases to £30 if you […]
Landlords Electrical Safety Obligations
Closed-circuit television, or CCTV as it’s more commonly known, is the use of video cameras to transmit a signal to a certain place, on a controlled set of monitors. This is a style of security that has proven to be very popular, with the UK having more CCTV cameras per head than any other country, and the average […]
LED Running Costs
Electricity regulations come in the standard of “landlords repairing obligations” in section 11 of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1985, where electricity does not have a special set of regulations unlike gas. Section 11 focuses on the safety of the wiring, where landlords are required to keep all electrical installations in good working order. Landlord […]
The Importance of Fire Systems & Smoke Alarms
During the winter months, the average households lighting bill increases by over 20% due to darker mornings and nights. By simply changing to the latest super efficient bulbs could save you approximately £200 plus a year for itself within six months. Old fashioned bulbs are 10 times less efficient at converting electricity into light, which […]
What is Part P of the Building Regulations?
Fire alarms/detection systems purposes are to detect fires in their early stages so that there is still enough time for occupants of the property to evacuate safely. The earlier that the fire is detected, the less likely there will be of injury or death to the occupants, and even the emergency services. Whether you own […]
Landlords To Be Forced To Check Electric Wires
Part P is a section of the current building regulations concerned with electrical installation in domestic dwellings. The law was introduced by UK government in 2005, and affects most electrical installations in domestic properties located in England and Wales. The law was introduced to protect homeowners and tenants from the risk of dangerous accidents and […]
BBC News have reported that campaigners are calling for the law to be changed in order to make landlords in England conduct mandatory checks on electrical fittings in rented properties every 5 years. There are around 4 million people living in rented properties and over a million electrical problems were reported last year. The full […]