Category Archives: Electrical Inspection

This article will provide guidance on the correct procedure when carrying out insulation resistance testing where USB socket-outlets have been fitted. The increasingly common sight of 13A socket-outlets with USB* charger ports in domestic and other premises should come as no surprise given that, for many of us, charging up mobile phones and tablets is… Continue Reading

Electrical Testing Plymouth Plymouth Sparky. With NO VAT and no call out charge we can carry out affordable, efficient Fixed wire and electrical appliance testing. Periodic electrical testing will provide: Detection of electrical circuits in case of overloading. Information about any possible electrical shock risk and fire hazards. Identification of any defective electrical circuits. Highlighting… Continue Reading

Make Safe Electrics A Home Upgrade Priority Make Safe Electrics A Home Upgrade Priority New plans to update, do up our house are often dreamt up with plans for the garden, the Kitchen etc, but do we stop to think, How Safe Is Your Electrics. However, one resolution which should be taken seriously is ensuring that the… Continue Reading

Electrical Work Plymouth Services by Plymouth Sparky include: Plymouth Sparky Electrical Work Plymouth Personal Appliance Testing (PAT) and safety inspections with a comprehensive report about the safety of your electrical system Electrical rewiring Adding extra sockets Extra lighting Replacing broken fittings Electrical installations Electrical engineering Maintenance Emergency service Breakdowns Fuse boards Health & safety inspections… Continue Reading

10 Signs You Need To Call an Electrician If there’s a problem with the electrics in your home, you might not be sure if it’s a job for the pros or something you can fix. Perhaps you’ve Googled a few of the issues encountered, or even watched a couple of electrician-led tutorials on YouTube. And finally,… Continue Reading

Electrical Condition Report Plymouth – Inspect and Test Regularly for Safety As an approved contractor, we carry all testing, inspecting and certification. What is an Electrical Installation Condition Report? Our electricians can carry out an Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR).  These have replaced the Periodic Inspection Report (PIR), is the inspection of the condition of… Continue Reading

Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR) Plymouth Fixed Wire Periodic Testing, periodic inspection or PIR has now been replaced by Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICR) Electrical installation testing is the inspection and testing of an electrical installation against the current version of BS 7671 (the wiring regulations). This has more recently become known as an electrical installation… Continue Reading

Simple checks can save your life Millions of people in the UK expose themselves and their families to potentially fatal electrical accidents in the home by making simple blunders, down to a lack of knowledge about the dangers of electricity. It is important to make sure that the electrical installation in your property is well… Continue Reading

WHY HAVE AN ELECTRICAL INSPECTION? As part of our services, I offer inspections of all matters electrical within your home – but, as a new homeowner or renter of private property, you may be wondering why you need an electrical inspection.  Surely if everything works correctly now, there’s no need to worry? Wrong – an electrical… Continue Reading