Category Archives: Pat Testing

Portable Appliance Testing Class 1 items

Portable appliance testing is an important part of every business. Plymouth Sparky are experts in testing and being fully insured, City & Guilds qualified we offer value to your business.

A little bit of Testing, In this video we are doing a very important part of any business and thats its Portable Appliance testing also know as Pat Testing. In this video we will look at testing some class 1 items. Observations, funnies, Jobs, Tools and general electrical related stuff Quirky life of a domestic electrician video channel.

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

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

Hair Beauty salon’s electrical equipment must be tested regularly

Hair Beauty salon’s electrical equipment must be tested regularly What is PAT testing and why do I need to have it done? PAT is the abbreviation for Portable Appliance Testing – an electrical device that tests appliances and equipment for electrical safety. There are three stages to PAT testing: The first test checks the appliance… Continue Reading

Earth Leakage Testing in PAT Testing

Earth Leakage Testing in PAT Testing The aim of this page is to clear up some confusion about the earth leakage test – to explain what it is, why you might need to carry it out, and also why, in many cases, the test is NOT necessary. Many PAT Testing machines have the facility to… Continue Reading

Pat Testing Saves Lives

Pat Testing Saves Lives While PAT testing is not required by law, it is strongly encouraged. By testing your portable electronics and appliances, you significantly reduce the likelihood of fire, accident, and injury. Over 5,000 fires and accidents are cause each year by faulty appliances, most of which could be avoided with timely testing. How… Continue Reading