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Some More Common Cabling Problems

Some More Common Cabling Problems

During the transition from Tough Rubber and Vulcanised Rubber Cabling to the more modern PVC / PVC Flat Twin & Earth Cabling used nowadays, lighting cabling (1.5mm cross sectional area or less) was Twin and Earth as it was fitted with a CPC (Earth). During the 1970s the vast majority of light fittings in houses […]

All About Electronic Ballast

Electronic ballast, also known as the control gear, is found in most of the electric circuits to keep a check on the allowable limit for supply of electric current to the circuits. They act more like resistors and are used in neon bulbs and LEDs. The uses of electronic ballasts for high power installations are […]

Electronic Ballasts – Facts to Consider Over Other Types of Ballasts

Electronic Ballasts – Facts to Consider Over Other Types of Ballasts

There are different types of lighting systems available these days. While many people use still use those old-fashioned lights, some make it a point to get attractive fluorescent lamps that can consume less electricity. Of the number of lighting systems available, choosing to use electronic ballasts lighting system can be a great choice.

Advantages of Copper Wires Over the Iron Wires

Advantages of Copper Wires Over the Iron Wires

Copper wires are the most preferred choice for electrical wiring, main reason being the high electrical conductivity of this metal. High conductivity of copper allows easy passage of electricity through it without being much heated up. These wires are the raw material for Cable Industries for manufacturing different types of wires. Some of the electrical […]

Reasons Why You Need to Invest in a Professional Electrician

Whenever presented with an electrical project, you have to exclusively hire qualified, fully credentialed electricians to take care of the project. Money should not be the ultimate deciding factor when it comes to hiring qualified and experienced Johannesburg electricians. In order to get the job done well, you may need to invest a bit more […]

Know Which Electrician Will Get the Job Done Right, and Make an Informed Choice

One of the biggest killers in South Africa today is electricity, and although we all fancy ourselves electricians nowadays changing a light bulb or plug do not qualify us to mess around with circuit boards and other electrical components which could get us killed in the blink of an eye. Using your butter knife to […]

Power Savers

Power Savers

One of the major problems faced by electricity consumers in today's modern world is that the electricity supply we use is subject to surges from time to time, which result in spiking of decrease in voltage that can be damaging to your household electrical appliances. These spikes simply waste our valuable electricity in form of […]

Outdoor Electrical Outlet And What You Must Know

An outdoor electrical outlet is great if you need an easy to reach power source within the confines of your garden for regular use. Although they're not often used in colder climates where the garden is rarely visited, in hotter countries or even hotter parts of countries south as southern America or Australia the gardens […]

Tips to Hiring A Qualified Electrician

People who wish to get their electrical job done correctly will need a perfect electrician for the required work. There are various kinds of electricians but it is always advisable to find the right electrician to get the job done correctly. Here are some tips that may help to you find a good, qualified electrician […]

Why Only An Electrician Should Upgrade Your Service Panel

Why Only An Electrician Should Upgrade Your Service Panel

Electrical demands created by modern technology put more stress on older electrical systems. Also, insurance companies have started to deny renewals to homes equipped with electric panels that have been known to cause electrical fires and have not been replaced by an electrician. A service panel distributes electricity throughout a building. The service panel divides […]

How to Test an Electrical Socket Safely

If you suspect an electrical socket may be faulty, there are steps you can take to check this. Electrical installations should be checked regularly anyway, so an electrical socket test is a good idea even when you think it's working fine. As well as visually checking, you can carry out a socket test safely using […]

4 Hidden Electrical Dangers That Electricians See

4 Hidden Electrical Dangers That Electricians See

Safety is a top priority for every electrician. Electricity is something many people take for granted. People often forget how dangerous electricity can be. There are four common hidden dangers that you need to be aware of in your home. Improper Installations In order to save money, people will often try to do electrical repairs […]

Don’t Let Electrician Hourly Rates Stop You From Hiring One

Don’t Let Electrician Hourly Rates Stop You From Hiring One

Major snags in power supply of the house may require you to call an electrician for rectifying the problem. But often, this is not the case, as people themselves try to look for circuit related flaws, thinking it might have been been the cause behind the snag. And most of these DO IT Yourself instances […]

Electricians in Bolton

Bolton started as a Saxon village. It had been once called “Bothl tun” the village. Maybe the most significant building at Bolton was the Lord's hut. However throughout the Saxon era (before 1066) Bolton stayed a small village. It was not stated within the Domesday Book of 1086. Most likely Bolton had been too small […]

How to Save Electricity

How to Save Electricity

How to Save Electricity is one of the most frequently asked question. It includes everything like energy conservation or preservation of a very precious and limited public resource. Here are simple and common methods to be implemented in order to cut energy costs without compromising your lifestyle and without high costs of conservations. In some […]

What Is Prepaid Electricity in Texas for Residence and Business Consumers?

Prepaid Texas Electricity product offerings are becoming a great electric product for low end as well as high end consumers and businesses in Texas. Due to ease of service, customer requirements, and product offerings, when making a utility choice, one should take into consideration the new prepaid products in the marketplace. Prepaid electricity, prepaid electric, […]

Stiebel Eltron Electric Water Heaters: Unlimited Hot Water Supply

Stiebel Eltron Electric Water Heaters: Unlimited Hot Water Supply

Stiebel Eltron are providing required warmth with the use of the latest technology. Technologically superior water heaters are available at affordable range equipped with some high end features. One can select from countless number of water heaters available from authorized dealers or through online stores. A water heater allows reduction in temperature variation with the […]

Used Transformers

Used Transformers

Are you looking for used transformers? Here is a list of some of the most popular kinds. These days, used transformers are being bought and sold more frequently than ever before. This is primarily due to increased demand in a range of industries. In addition to businesses, even lay individual groups have started to buy […]

Rewiring Your Home Electrical System

Rewiring Your Home Electrical System

One of the first things you need to consider when you are planning a home renovation is the existing electrical system. Is the condition of the existing electrical wiring and the capacity (in amps) of the system up to code? Along with plumbing and heating and cooling systems, updating the electrical system in a house […]

An Electrician Talks About Commercial Electrical Work

An Electrician Talks About Commercial Electrical Work

Hiring the right electrician takes some time. However, it is necessary to make sure the person has the right skills and experience to complete the job correctly. Making sure your building is safe with quality electrical work is important. Do not make the mistake of hiring someone who is offering a great deal but may […]