Category Archives: Electrical Safety

Need and Electrician During COVID 19

If you have an empty property and need some electrical works done in this lockdown of COVID 19.
Then Electrician Plymouth Sparky can help.
Electrical Certificates. EICR, EIC, PAT, MINOR WORKS.
Electrical Rewire.
Extra SocketsNew Fuse BoardNew Consumer Unit
New Lights
Pat Testing
Or anything Electrical related then Some of the Team at Plymouth Sparky are still keeping things going.

The rules are if you have an empty property we can work in to avoid contact with the public.

Outside Garden Socket Installation Plymouth Devon

Outside Garden Socket Installation Plymouth Devon

Correctly installed, an exterior socket is a very useful facility to have. It means you no longer have to run extension leads from inside the house, with the potential for tripping over them! It enables you to run electric garden equipment such as a lawn mower, hedge trimmer and various other items including power tools,… Continue Reading

Electrical Fault Finding Plymouth

Electrical Fault Finding Plymouth Tripped circuits or blown fuses can occur at any time, leaving you without lights or power. Our qualified and highly trained Plymouth electrical fault finding team can be with you at short notice to trace and repair these faults. Our highly skilled electricians have many years’ experience of electrical fault finding… Continue Reading

The principles of Protective Multiple Earthing (PME)

The principles of Protective Multiple Earthing (PME) As the majority of low voltage supplies to both new and existing electrical installations are connected to a PME earthing terminal, this article discusses the operating characteristics of this particular supply arrangement which in its entirety is known as a TN-C-S system. As shown in Fig 1, in… Continue Reading

Hot Tub Electrical Installation

Guide for People thinking of installing a Hot Tub for the summer. Hot Tub Electrical Installation. The Government introduced a law in January 2005 which demands that most electrical work in UK households is only carried out by a ‘competent person’. The law means that Electrical safety requirements have been included in a new Part… Continue Reading

Electrical Testing Plymouth

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

Electric Cooker Installation Plymouth

This article provides information on conventional arrangements for radial final circuits for cookers in household premises. Electric Cooker Installation Plymouth Technical Guide: Installing a cooker circuit 1 A cooker control unit is an assembly primarily intended for controlling the supply of electricity to a cooker. It also incorporates a switched socket-outlet for the electrical supply to… Continue Reading

Make Safe Electrics A Home Upgrade Priority

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

Testing Times

Maintaining Electrical Safety in fixed and portable  Electrical appliances. Testing Times for Plymouth Sparky. Just a snap of a couple of jobs covered today. New Outside light and bell fitted to replace the old tired light fixture the light fitting tested. Then another client had an MCB keep tripping, On fault finding and Testing found one light… Continue Reading