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Domestic Electricians For Your Home
If you’re on the hunt for an electrician for your home projects, we can help. At Kingfisher Electrics, we offer a range of domestic electrician services from a team of fully qualified, experienced electricians. We know that even the smallest of electrical jobs in your home can be daunting, and getting it wrong could lead to much larger problems, which is why we’re here.
We provide solutions for domestic electrical needs, helping you find the right solution for your problem. Our services cover everything you may need, from locating faults in your wiring to conducting EICR tests in rental homes. Our work can be catered entirely to your schedule, too, ensuring that we don’t interrupt your life whilst we get to work. We can agree on timelines for work and a deadline to complete any projects and will always strive to cause as little disruption in your home as possible. It can be a pain having work done, but we make it simple.
Our domestic electrician team is local to Brighton & Hove and respected within the community. By being close by, we can provide quick, efficient help when you need it and are much more likely to respond to emergencies. When you work with Kingfisher Electrics, you know that you’ll always have help nearby when you need it the most.
All of our staff are trained to the highest standards, and we regularly update their knowledge so that it’s in line with the latest technologies. We’re fully insured, and members of the government-approved accreditation service NAPIT (The National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers) and relied upon by homes across Brighton & Hove to provide reliable, high-quality services. Our domestic electricians are always professional and create long-lasting relationships with our customers, going above and beyond to create safe electrical systems in your homes.
Whether you’re looking for a complete rewiring of an old property, need your consumer units updated, or have a minor electrical fault that needs to be looked at by a professional, we’re always happy to help. Get in touch with us today to let us know what you need, and we’ll do the rest.
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Our team of NAPIT accredited test and inspection engineers are highly skilled in both tracing and rectifying faults in the home as quickly as possible.
Portable appliance testing (PAT) is the term used to describe the examination of electrical appliances and equipment to ensure they are safe to use. Most electrical safety defects can be found by visual examination but some types of defect can only be found by testing.
Immersion repairs and changes
Our team are able to test and diagnose faults with your immersion heaters offering a quick repair or even a complete replacement of the heating element if need be.
A new law commonly known as Lot 20 was introduced to the UK in January 2018. It’s a new energy efficiency regulation that is having a dramatic effect on the way we heat our homes.
Lot 20 relates to local space heaters and includes storage heaters, electric radiators, radiant heaters and underfloor heating. We’re still able to repair older models but in some cases, parts may now be out of production. If you rent a property out and need to improve your EPC energy efficiency rating (must be a minimum of D) then installing one or more of these new heaters would definitely help.
Extractor and humidity fans
Plumbing and heating services
We use qualified, experienced and gas safe registered engineers for all aspects of plumbing and heating services.
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Test and inspections
Sadly each year, around 70 people are killed and 350,000 are seriously injured because of electrical faults in the home. We recommend that every home should have a regular EICR check to ensure your electrics are safe.
An Electrical Inspection Condition Report(EICR)is a thorough test and inspection of all the fixed wiring and accessories in a property, much like servicing a boiler, or an MOT for a car, the electrics in a residential building need to be checked regularly for any signs of wear or deterioration.
In most cases the testing takes between 3-4 hrs and should be conducted once every five years.
Landlord’s condition reports
Consumer unit upgrades
Consumer units a.k.a ‘fuse boxes’ or ‘fuse boards’ often fail to meet the latest safety standards set by the HSE. If your home has re-wireable fuses or lacks RCD protection then it may be time to consider an upgrade. The latest units are fire proof, clearly labelled and convenient to re-set following a trip and come with rcd protection as standard. An RCD, or residual current device, is a life-saving device which is designed to prevent you from getting a fatal electric shock if you touch a live bare wire.
Relocation of sockets
One of the main benefits of electric radiators is the effectiveness of the warmth they produce. As soon as you switch them on, they heat the surrounding air.They convert every watt of electricity they draw into usable heat, making them 100% efficient at point of use. Other benefits include;
Accurate temperature control
No carbon monoxide risks
Better heat management
With some models you can even control your heating from your phone
The right type of security lighting can often be used to deter or detect intrusions or other criminal activity on your home. With many different designs available we’re sure we can find the right style to suit you.
Power showers have a pump to boost the water flow, meaning they deliver more through the shower head compared with non-pumped versions. Power showers work in the same way as mixer showers in that they combine water from both the cold and hot water supplies. They’re particularly useful if your home has low water pressure.
Smoke and fire alarm installations
Every year the fire and rescue service is called to over 600,000 fires which result in over 800 deaths and over 17,000 injuries. About 50,000 (140 a day) of these are in the home and kill nearly 500 and injure over 11,000, many which could have been prevented if people had an early warning and were able to get out in time. In fact you are twice as likely to die in a house fire that has no smoke alarm than a house that does. A smoke and/or fire alarm system could help save your home and the lives of you and your family.