As a homeowner, your priority is usually the safety and security of your home. No one ever expects a crime to happen to them, but the truth is, it can happen to anyone. You want to make sure that your family and possessions are protected from harm. There are a lot of different ways to do this, and it can be overwhelming to try to figure out what is best solution for your situation. Luckily, there are some simple steps you can take to help secure your home and give yourself peace of mind.
As we're getting out into the garden a reminder on how to safely use electricity outdoors is always useful.
Electricity can make gardening much easier but wet conditions and contact with the ground mean risks from electric shock are also greater than those indoors.
Electricity and water don’t mix, so whether it’s pouring from the heavens or just dew on the ground, don’t use electrical equipment outdoors until it is dry.
Following simple safety rules when you're in the garden can easily avoid a serious accident.
Top tips to help you stay safe
Replacement of an existing SWA power supply to an outbuilding.
Upgrade to a make do and mend installation including many extensions and hardwired extension leads, and an extension to an adjacent toilet block.
The consumer unit required new connections to the MCBs as wire had been used in place of it.
The toilet block having fused control units to lights and the installed water heater.