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First Aid For An Electric Shock

The risk of electric shocks have dramatically decreased over the years as electrical systems have become safer and safer, but the risk of electric shocks still remains. If you witness someone suffering an electric shock, you should first try and remove the person from the current’s source. Here is some advice from Leigh Electrical.   First try to turn off...

What You Get When You Choose Leigh Electrical

Leigh Electrical is one of the premier electrical companies in the London and South Essex region, and for good reason. We are passionate about providing high quality, professional and friendly service: making homes and businesses safe and secure, we also love providing attractive and streamlined electrics that brighten up your home or company – in every sense of the word!...

More Tips For Avoiding Electric Shocks

At Leigh Electrical, we have already written about how to avoid an electric shock, but as we take electrical safety very seriously, we thought it couldn’t hurt to mention it again. Electricity runs all through the home and it can be far easier to get shocked than you might think. Through electrical safety measures like earthing, bonding, RCDs and more,...

The Importance Of Earthing And Bonding

Earthing and bonding are fundamental components of any electrical work and the safety of the work depends on the correct installation of the earthing and bonding.   Earthing is what stops you from getting an electric shock. When there is a fault in an electrical installation, you could receive a shock because the electricity could try to use your body...

Why you should choose LED for lighting

  When you’re thinking about the best way to light your home, LED lighting might not jump immediately to mind. While you might be put off by the seemingly high price of LED light bulbs, it’ll more than pay for itself compared to many other light bulb types. They are undoubtedly more expensive at first glance, but their energy efficiency...

Importance of Belonging to the NICEIC

We’ve all heard of the Cowboy Builders – contractors that come in all guns blazing, destroying your home and leaving you to deal with the fallout. However there are organisations dedicated to protecting both contractors and homeowners from shoddy and dangerous work and unsafe conditions – and one of those is the NICEIC. The National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation...

Why is the Plug Socket always out of reach?

Often it’s not getting electricity into our homes that’s the problem, it’s getting that power from our plug sockets or power points and into the innumerable devices piled up around the house. It’s quite common to see each room lined with extension cables like rope on a ship and, like rope, often dangerously frayed. On the rare occasion the plug...