Electrical Blog

Recent electrical test uncovers many errors

Carried out a recent electrical installation condition report and the wiring was an absolute shambles / done by the general diyer who claims they know what there doing I am guessing - any way  new occupier needed a re wire and here’s some of the things I found when I...

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Due to latest government guidelines for COVID-19 , Fire alarm companies are strongly advised that there businesses come under essential key workers due to the important roles played in protecting peoples lives and businesses, therefore we are...

Hotel Fire Safety Advice

Hotel Fire Safety Advice

Hotel fire safety is a key concern for all hotel owners, managers and responsible persons. If a fire breaks out, potentially hundreds of people could instantly be forced into an emergency situation and your business could suffer irreparable financial and...

Fire safety when moving premises

Fire safety when moving premises

Thinking about fire safety alongside issues such as overheads, tax, employee status and timescales can also seem like just another inconvenience on the list. But ‘inconvenience’ has a higher risk than all of the other issues mentioned. With this in mind, what does...

Fire Safety In HMO Properties

Fire Safety In HMO Properties

We can’t stress enough to landlords is that fire safety within an HMO is of the utmost importance and, as a landlord, it’s your responsibility to be aware of fire safety regulations and follow them to the letter. What are the fire safety requirements in an HMO? If...

Fire Doors

Fire Doors

Fire doors save lives and property. This guide aims to engage and educate building owners and building users on how to use them properly.This short blog for  Fire Door Safety is aimed at raising awareness of the importance of and keeping your fire doors maintained. ....

Fire Safety Signs

Fire Safety Signs

Fire safety signs are required in all workplaces and it is important that everyone understands their meaning. These signs have been standardized and divided into 5 categories according to the type of message they are intended to convey. Each category is assigned a...

Commercial Property Maintenance Gloucestershire

Commercial Property Maintenance Gloucestershire

Commercial Property Maintenance Switch Electrical & Building Contractors Ltd are experienced in working in the commercial property sector including office premises, retail units, industrial units and warehouses. From electrical to roof repairs we provide a fast,...

CCTV Systems & Intruder  Alarms

CCTV Systems & Intruder Alarms

Unsurprisingly, there are a number of advantages to be had from installing office CCTV systems and intruder alarms. Not only can they catch criminals, but they are also very effective at reducing crime and keeping your workplace secure. They act as deterrents Our...

Guide to circuit breakers

Guide to circuit breakers

Circuit Breakers: A Handy Guide for Homeowners The switches on your circuit breaker board have the main function of offering a safe way to turn your electrical power ON and OFF in specific areas of the house so that maintenance or repair work can be carried out safely...

Guide to network cabling

Guide to network cabling

  Network cables are designed to carry data and information to and from computers, switches, storage area networks and routers. There are many different kinds of communication cables available. Which cables are right for your circumstances depends on many...

Emergency lighting installation & maintenance

Emergency lighting installation & maintenance

In the UK, Fire Safety Legislation requires emergency lighting to be provided in all non-domestic premises. An emergency lighting system is essential in the event of a primary lighting failure: To show clearly the escape routes from the building. To allow safe...

Fire Alarm Systems Cheltenham

Fire Alarm Systems Cheltenham

It is a requirement to comply with legislation, risk assessments, insurance and local licensing authorities to have a fire alarm system installed, serviced and maintained in non-domestic premises within the UK. Our Service We offer a wide range of solutions and...