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Category: General Electrical DIY

Working Safely With Electricity

When planning to work with electricity: Do a risk assessment for the work you are planning, and make sure this covers electrical hazards. Learn how to recognize electrical wires. These may be overhead power lines, electrical wiring in a workplace, or cables buried under the ground. Get an up-to-date map of the services in the…

Can You Install A Socket In A Bathroom?

The short answer is yes but…Socket-outlets, previously banned from bathrooms because of the risk of dampness causing electric shock, are now allowed, but they must be fitted three metres from the boundary of Zone 1 which is above the bath/cubicle . This probably means that many bathrooms will not be allowed to actually have socket-outlets,…

Can Someone Do Their Own Electrical Work?

You can do your own electrical work if you are competent to do so. Simple tasks such as wiring a plug are within the grasp of many people, but more complex tasks such as modifying an electrical installation may not be. It is particularly important that anyone who undertakes electrical work is able to satisfy…

How To Change A Light Bulb

Lamps Light Bulbs Turn off the lamp or light fixture. Allow a hot bulb to cool before touching it. Grasp the bulb lightly but firmly and turn counterclockwise until it is released from the socket. Insert a replacement bulb lightly but firmly into the socket, and turn it clockwise until it’s snug. Turn the lamp…

Wiring a plug

These days you don’t often have to know how to wire a plug, as most appliances come with a fitted plug. However, if you encounter an older item you may need to know how to wire a plug. The face of the plug has three screws – the one in the center holds the plug…

Pulse Electrical (Dundee) Ltd.

Pulse Electrical (Dundee) Ltd have officially joined the on-line world and will hopefully be updating everyone on new industry regulations and even pearls of wisdom from our electricians! So please check back often for new updates. In the meantime if you require any works to be carried out please don’t hesitate to contact our office.

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