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A Winter Wonderland with a difference

Most of us are happy to settle for a select range of fairy lights in our homes – but for one person, putting up the Christmas lighting is a whole other story! For Alex Goodhind a 24 year old from Wiltshire, putting his festive lights up involved taking 5 weeks off work and hiring a… Read more »

Dangers of doing it yourself

Just last week I went to a property where the house alarm wouldn’t shut off and so the customer in a blind panic has taken off the fused connection unit and disconnected the cables without firstly making the install safe and so when I turned up there was live exposed cables. This is a situation… Read more »

Be careful to not overload your sockets

Be careful to not overload your sockets Most homes will be familiar with extensions leads and will probably have a number of them in their homes. These are used to enable the home owner to be able to increase the number of appliances that can be plugged into a normal wall socket. However, although there… Read more »

Happy Halloween

With Halloween been nearly as popular as Christmas for consumers who display indoor and outdoor decorations. As you and your family prepare to celebrate Halloween with elaborate decorations, fun costumes, and candle lit displays, R2D Electrical Solutions offers the following electrical safety tips to help you and all your little trick-or-treaters remain safe. Always select… Read more »

Electricians Governing Body

What is NICEIC? Standing for the National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting, NICEIC is a voluntary regulatory body for electrical contractors. It has been assessing the electrical competence of electricians for over fifty years and currently maintains a roll of over 26,000 registered contractors. Electricians registered with NICEIC are assessed on a regular basis… Read more »