It’s not really Christmas until the decorations are up, whether that’s a traditional wreath on the door or extravagant Christmas lighting display.
If you’re dreading the thought of venturing into the loft, untangling your lights and getting the step ladder out to scale the house this festive season, we can help!
We understand that you might not have the time, equipment, skills (or patience) to put your Christmas lighting up safely, so why not let one of our fully trained electricians do it for you?
At Allied Electrical, we’ve been explaining the efficiency of LED lights over traditional bulbs to our customers for many years – with LEDs offering lower running costs, a smaller carbon footprint and longer bulb life to name a few.
Now, halogen light bulbs will become a thing of the past – with the final phase of EU energy regulations coming into force on 1st September 2018, a move that banned halogen light bulbs from the sale.
Find out more about the ban, what it means for
The Government has confirmed that an extension to mandatory licensing will come into force from 1st October 2018. Under these new rules, what an HMO (House in Multiple Occupancy) is defined as under the Housing Act 2004 will change; meaning that some electrical obligations for landlords will change.
With the Government confirming there will be no grace period when these changes come into place; it’s important that landlords act now to ensure they are not caught out when the changes come into effect.
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From our humble beginnings over 25 years ago, we’ve gone from strength to strength to become the established electrical contractors that we are today – priding ourselves on reliability, honesty and quality. In that time we’ve become a highly recommended electrical contractor in the Bristol area.
At Allied Electrical, we always strive to explain to customers exactly what we’re doing and how we’re doing it, but there is no escaping the jargon you may hear a registered electrician use when carrying out work; it comes as second nature when you’ve been doing it for as long as we have!
When did you last check the condition of yours?
Your fusebox, or more accurately your consumer unit, could be thought of in much the same way as the engine in your car. All of your homes lighting, power and heating runs through and relies on the consumer unit for its continued safe operation – yes, even your gas boiler requires electricity in order to work. If the fuse blows then not only will you be sat in dark room with no TV or Internet, but you may also be
In addition to the electric vehicle grants available to help drivers cover up to 35% of the cost of an electric car up to £4,500. The Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) have launched schemes to cover up to 75% of the cost and associated installation costs of electric vehicle charging points in both domestic and business premises.
Find out more about the schemes available and how they benefit electric vehicle owners.
An electrical installation condition report (EICR), or periodic inspection report as they used to be called are often referred to by customers as a Landlord Safety Test or Homebuyers Test.
There are around 11,000 injuries every year in the UK caused by fires in the home – some of which could be preventable with the use of a fire alarm.
LED’s (light emitting diodes) are becoming an increasingly popular option for owners of commercial and industrial properties
Being efficient with your electricity doesn’t have to require a big investment, making a few small changes to your everyday habits can make a big difference to the cost of your energy bill:
For commercial premises that require the expertise of an electrician to resolve an electrical fault or to install a new fixture, it’s essential that they ascertain whether or not the electrical contractor is NICEIC approved. An NICEIC approved electrical contractor is capable of adhering to Health and Safety regulations, ensuring that any project is done safely, responsibly and efficiently; and it’s precisely for this reason that you should get in touch with us here at Allied Electrical, a reliable and trusted commercial electrician Bristol.
Here at Allied Electrical, we have a