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Beware of bling lighting!

I often get called out to slap up new ceiling lights customers have purchased from the likes of Homebase, B&Q, John Lewis and Argos, but simply hanging a new light is often not as easy as you might think...

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2018 halogen lamp phase-out

From 1st September 2018 certain halogen lamps will no longer be available. But really, you shouldn't be wasting your money on horrible halogen energy-gobblers these days anyway....

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Thinking of upgrading your fuse box?

From summer 2015 it might start to get more expensive....

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Top tip: Shower Isolators

You know that pull-cord switch on your shower? Well, leave it alone.

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Know your protective devices

Your fuse box or Consumer Unit (CU) does the very important job of providing protection in the event of an electrical fault. Just for larks, let’s take a look at how...

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