Does your power keep tripping or fuses keep blowing?
If so it could be a problem with your electrical distribution board. Nowadays most homes are fitted with consumer units, although some older properties still have the older fuse board and haven't had a new consumer We would recommend that everyone who still has the fuse board system installed, to update to a new consumer unit, it's one of the best electrical investments and improvements you can make in your home as well as the added protection it provides.
Instead of fuses, consumer units use RCB's these are designed to interrupt the power to a circuit when the flow is too great for the system or it detects a problem within the circuit.
Each RCB controls and monitors a different circuit, so you have one for downstairs lights, another for downstairs electrical sockets, another for upstairs lights etc.
Another advantage of this is that if there is a problem, as a safety precaution only the faulty circuit gets cut off. A glance at the consumer unit will tell you which circuit is affected, which is great information to give the electrician when he arrives.
There tend to be 3 main reasons why both (RCB) Circuit breakers and fuses turn off the power:
There is a short somewhere on the circuit.
The circuit is overloaded.
The circuit breaker is faulty or broken.
We at "SLJ Electrical" can resolve these issues and also install new consumer units.
If you are experiencing any problems with your electrical system, don't play about with it yourself, stay safe and call us on 01283 499842.