RCD’s are a very important electrical safety switch. They should be tested at least every six months. This video shows the simply test to ensure the correct operation of your RCD. Find us on Facebook at Carraher electrics via ▶ How to test an RCD and save your life – YouTube.
The family-owned business, which has remained in the Peat family since it was established in 1934, has buckled under the weight of online competition and a tough retail environment. Despite having undergone a massive overhaul last year, which saw the business close all but one of its outlets and retain an online presence, Peats was […]
Was working in a house in Dalkey today. When I opened the fuse board to check connections, I found two badly burnt MCB’s and one wire had completely burnt through. Luckily the house did not catch fire. I replaced three MCB’s and remade off some of the cables. I also found three other very loose […]
ESB NETWORKS IS investigating what caused an electrical fire to break out on an overhead power line near Dublin’s Leeson Street Bridge last night. No-one was hurt in the incident, which happened at around 9.20pm outside the busy O’Briens pub. The fire – caused, according to the ESB, by a fault in the network – […]
Prevent Electrical Fires at Home Posted on May 9, 2013 by Briana McDonald — 1 Comment ↓ On a sick day from work, I had been talking to my grandmother when our dishwasher suddenly burst into flames. Thankfully, the electrical fire didn’t spread and actually defused itself before the firemen arrived. Apparently it was due […]