Guernsey electrical contractors undertake a wide range of jobs within your own home and also in commercial properties, and they make sure that the electrical systems and equipment works effectively, along with conforming to the approved building regulations. Electricians in Guernsey are also required to adhere to the British Standards of quality for goods and services.
Testing & Certification
The onus is on the electrical contractor to ensure that electrical installations within a private residence or commercial property are safe to use. Testing electrical equipment needs to be fulfilled by a certified electrician at particular intervals which are determined by the kind of property being tested. They will examine for any wear and tear and also any new work that is done that was needed to ensure the installation meets the latest standards.
Your Guernsey electrician ought to test and certify any work, conforming to British Standard BS 7671 (IET Wiring Regulations). Along with all other British Standards, BS7671 is constantly being revised and renewed to safeguard your home against any electrical problems.
They will also let you know of additional British Standards which are relevant to your electrical system. Any work that is undertaken by a contractor must only be completed in accordance with the correct regulations.
Electricians are being constantly educated with the newest regulations that are relevant to both domestic and commercial premises. All over the UK, there are a number of educational facilities on hand to assist electricians with new testing and certification regulations and additional electrical obligations.
There are a number of bodies that award electricians with certificates, such as Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA), ELECSA, National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting (NICEIC) and the National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers (NAPIT) for example. Your electrician can provide you with a certificate from one of these.
Rewires & Wiring
A lot of property owners fail to properly appreciate electricity. Many older homes may require a complete overhaul of the wiring by a qualified electrician. It is quite simple to overlook the fact that the wiring in a property becomes obsolete and will have to be replaced for reasons of safety. Outdated Guernsey wiring can lead to electrical shocks and even fires.
I have listed below some of the main reasons why your property may need rewiring :-
- Cotton is wrapped around the wiring
- Your skirting contains sockets in them
- Your bathroom has switches in it
- The cable are black and made of rubber
- The sockets are using round pins
- Your wiring cables has a green deposit on them
If your property here in Guernsey needs to be rewired, your electrician will provide you with a lot of assistance to ensure that you reach the right solution for you. In order to illustrate to you the current condition of the electrics in your home, they supply domestic electrical reports, which will point out to you any possible electrical issues. It is advised that this inspection is completed every ten years at the minimum.
In the majority of instances within domestic and commercial properties, lighting must be fitted by a certified Guernsey electrician. Interior lighting that has been thoughtfully planned will definitely improve the inside and environs of a property, in addition, an electrician will also provide advice on how to save energy and finances by suggesting using suitable energy saving fixtures.
A well placed light is fantastic for security purposes in Guernsey and your electrician can provide you with answers if you want security lights. A lot of folk are also keen to have lighting which enhances the exterior look of their home. An electrician will also be able to install any exterior and garden lighting.
An electrician will call upon their wide-ranging knowledge in domestic lighting to offer you a solution that is perfect for your property. They will design the lighting system along with you and carry out any installation and checking that is needed.
Fuesbox / Fuseboard Upgrades
Your electrician should suggest improvements to the fuseboard to increase the security of your electrical systems. Modern fuseboards provide various new electrical safety mechanisms that consist of residual current device (RCD’s), miniature circuit breakers (MCB’s) and residual-current circuit breakers with overcurrent protection (RCBO’s) for example.
New fuseboards are sometimes proposed to improve the safety of your home, as a part of an upgrade. Furthermore, electricians also carry out the wiring work to conservatories, extensions, and brand new properties. Any work the contractor completes in these zones will be checked and approved by certified electricians. This approval will once again conform to the conditions of the British Standard BS 7671.
Security System Installations
Security systems for domestic and commercial properties can be planned by your electrical contractor to fit the property’s needs. The requirement can fluctuate quite a lot in its cost and also vary with the involvedness of the system. Skilled and certified Guernsey electricians can offer you a solution that is suitable to your necessities.
The most simple burglar alarm will help you to secure your property, nevertheless, if you want to spend more on a burglar alarm system fitted by electricians, it will present you with additional possibilities. Available, are alarm systems that are fully monitored that provide you with far better intruder prevention. Alarms that are fully monitored have the capacity to communicate with the Police when an intruder breaks in. In some instances they also include safety options in case of a fire.
A Guernsey electrician can also put in systems to allow access into a room. You can often see these door entry systems whenever you visit a hotel. In addition, these systems can also have CCTV and audio options if needed. Your electrical contractor can create a system to suit your domestic or commercial property and it can be combined with an alarm system. Furthermore, all systems can be integrated with outdoor security lighting to provide greater safety.
Professional Complete Electrical Services in Guernsey
Guernsey electrical contractors aim to offer some of the highest quality electrical services anywhere, whilst remaining affordable, fast and friendly. If you are a home owner experiencing any electrical problems in the home, or you are a trades person looking to undertake some property refurbishment, many contractors can help with the following electrical services in Guernsey.
- Full and partial house wiring and rewires: consumer unit upgrades and installation, new power points and circuits.
- Electrical problem trouble shooting: electrical wiring testing and inspection, electrical fault finding and trouble-shooting, certification.
- Lighting Solutions: extra circuits and added lighting points: display and window lighting, down lighting, garden lighting, outdoor security lighting.
- Security: security and sensor lighting, smoke and heat detector installation and fixes, CCTV and door entry systems.
- Heating: bathroom heaters, heated towel rails, electric storage heaters, underfloor heating.
- Fixtures and Fittings: electric shower installations, heated towel rails and more.
- Outdoor electrical works: outdoor security lighting and flood lights, outdoor sockets, outdoor heating and solar and outdoor lighting.
1. Rewiring Your Home For Safety and Home Improvements
Safe electrical installation is crucial not just for the value of your home or property, but more importantly to the safety of you, your family or your tenants. In Guernsey, house rewiring is often the only way to prevent short circuits and nuisance tripping of fuses or worst of all electrical fires, all of which could result from deteriorating cables and insulation. Guernsey electrical experts can provide full and partial electrical re-wiring services.
Electrical engineers will offer an expert assessment of installation throughout your property. They will then issue an Electrical Installation Condition Report, which will advise you in user friendly language of any remedial work which may be required. This can range from a simple socket change to a full re-wire where old electrical wiring is the cause of electrical problems you are experiencing at home.
They can also help with consumer unit upgrades and installation, which can support any home improvement plans you may have. If you are looking to have new or additional power points and circuits, tell them about what you need and they will take a look at your current household electrical wiring circuits and how these can be boosted to accommodate your growing family needs.
Their professional teams must be accredited, ensuring work will be carried out to current wiring regulations and works will be fully certified. You will be really happy with their exceptional job finish, because they want to provide a high standard of work, so you will tell your friends and family about them and go back to them again in the future.
2. Electrical Problems in Guernsey?
Electrical problems at home are most electricians’ bread and butter. From electric shower problems, to problems with storage heaters, security lights and general electricity supply problems, contractors can help whatever problems with electricity to fixtures and fittings you are experiencing.
Electricians can help with other common electrical problems at home which include: short circuits, nuisance tripping of fuses or worst of all, electrical fires, all of which happen with deteriorating cables and insulation of domestic wiring.
Guernsey electrical services will where necessary carry out full electrical wiring testing and inspections in your home to track down the source of your electricity problems. They have years of experience in electrical fault finding and trouble-shooting, so you can have peace of mind you are in expert hands.
3. Residential and Home Office Lighting
Lighting your home is a vital element of contemporary interior design and one of the most important home improvements you can make. Enhanced lighting can make a house more homely, give your home a more modern feel or play a significant part of a bigger home makeover. Mood lighting reflects your changing lifestyle needs and they can help give your home the feel you are after with smart placement of spot lighting and the right electrical lighting solution for the spaces around your home.
Electrical contractors will convert any existing light fittings into low energy and modern LED down lighting, up lighting wall mounted and recessed ceiling lighting. They will fit entirely new accent lighting points to walls, around cupboards, mirrors and help with any of your creative lighting ideas to give your home the ambience you are looking for.
You can trust fully qualified electrical engineers to provide you a professional advice and a skilled lighting service for your bathroom, kitchen, bedroom or home office lighting. Electrical services include both the adaptation of existing fittings and the installation of entirely new lighting circuits and lighting points to bring your ideas to life.
If you are looking to boost the safety of your home, they can help with security lighting and safety systems in and around your home. If you love your Summer outdoors, they can help turn your garden into another outside room with beautiful outdoor and garden lighting, including solar lights.
4. Making You Safe With Home Security Solutions
Security for the home is one of the best investments you can make for you and your family. Home security systems will give you peace of mind that those irreplaceable personal items are safe from house-breaking.
Electricians in Guernsey appreciate that the range of home security solutions can be overwhelming and costly. They can offer you home security advice and installation services. They can help with installing including any of the following home security and safety systems:
- Wireless home security and traditional home security systems.
- Door entry systems, including video door entry systems or a door entry phone.
- Combined fire and security alarms, including smoke and heat detectors.
- Sensors and security lighting -indoor and outdoor.
- Security alarm systems – indoor and outdoor.
Most electrical contracting companies endeavour to stay up to date with the latest home security systems technology, so you can be confident the things in your home that you work hard to make yours stay your own.
Consistency of heating in the home is not just what makes our British winters bearable, if you have a new baby or an elderly relative, you understand how important heating can be for maintaining good health and a sense of well-being.
An electrical expert can help with electrical heating systems, including: bathroom heaters, heated towel rails, storage and electric heaters, installation of underfloor heating systems in cold basements and kitchens.
When giving your bathroom a makeover, heated towel rails make all the difference in helping to keep your teenager’s towels dry. Then all you just need to do is get them to improve their aim! For the teen who always misses hanging their towel, or the bathroom that never warms up enough for Winter mornings, they can help with under floor heating systems.
Storage heater scan often be costly in fuel consumption and they can go wrong sometimes. A qualified Guernsey electrical company can help you transfer to economy tariffs, if you have not already had this installed. They regularly help customers who have been wired wrongly to the 24 hour peak electricity supply. Another common problem, is that they are only ever luke-warm. Check the input control setting in case this has been altered; if not then it is probably a faulty thermostat or element failure, a common problem with automatic models.
6. Fixtures and Fittings
Don’t fiddle with your electrical fixtures and fittings, an electrician will offer prompt, safe restoration of normality fast if you are having electrical problems in the home with these. Not only can you put yourself and your family at risk, warranty and insurance claims can be undermined if are not an accredited electrical engineer.
Our company offer installation services and trouble-shooting of problems you may have with any of the following:
- An electric shower.
- Heated towel rails, under floor heating systems.
- LED and pendant lighting and light switches.
- Security systems: CCTV cameras, smoke alarms and lighting sensors.
- Power points and circuits.
- Storage heating systems.
- Extra power capacity and circuits.
- Consumer unit upgrades and wiring.
7. Your Life Outdoors And Guernsey Outdoor Electrical Services
Most contractors offer a range of complete outdoor electrical services for people living in and around London, so you can enjoy your evenings outdoors in your garden, or feel confident your home is more secure if you have to go away for a few days.
Some electrical contractors are proficient installers of outdoor ambient lighting and outdoor heating to make your Summer and Autumn evenings that bit more relaxing. We can install flood lights, up-lights and outdoor sockets to maximise use of your garden. We also help install solar lighting systems.
If you are looking to build a new garage, or make improvements to one you already have, an electrical contractor can help to fit and connect up an electric garage door to make getting in and out that bit faster and easier.
Guernsey electricians also install outdoor security alarm systems, including sensor activated lighting, CCTV cameras and can help advise on which system might be suitable for your home and personal requirements.
Below are some more services that an electrician will offer.
- 24 Hour call-out Air Conditioning
- Automatic Doors
- Door Entry
- Electric Heating Systems
- Electrical Fault Finding
- Emergency Lighting
- Extra Lights
- Extra Sockets
- Fault Finding
- Fire Alarms
- Full or Part Rewire
- Fuse Board Upgrades
- Fuse Board Upgrades / Replacements
- Generator and UPS Back-up Power Systems
- Intelligent Home Intergration
- Lighting Control Systems
- Maintenance & Repairs
- Office Lighting
- Power Systems
- Safety Checks
- Security & Door Entry
- Security & Outdoor Lighting
- Security Systems
- Servicing & Maintenance
- Sub Metering Systems
- Surge Protection
- Three Phase Electricity Supplies
- Upgrades & Refurbishments
I have listed below some popular electrical contractors in Guernsey.
Transform Electrics Ltd
Coin de Terre,
Tel : 07781 166001
Email : Info@transformelectrics.co.uk
Website : http://transformelectrics.co.uk
Rue de la Cache,
Tel : 01481 252111
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Website : https://amalgamatedfm.com
Phase Electrical Contractors
St. Peter Port,
Tel : 07911 727256
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : http://www.phase.gg
Electrical Installations (Guernsey) Ltd
42 St Georges Esplanade,
St Peter Port,
Tel : 01481 721359
Email : email@example.com
Website : http://www.electricianguernsey.co.uk
Rue De L’epinel,
Tel : 01481 263598
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : https://www.islandelectricsguernsey.co.uk
Pulse Mechanical Electrical
Guernsey GY1 2DD
Tel : 01481 712292
Email : email@example.com
Website : http://pulsemechanicalelectrical.co.uk