Got a call from a customer in Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow, looking for an electrician. The power had gone in the house. When I opened up the fuse board I discovered that the cable between the main switch and main fuse had burnt out. I replaced the main switch and fuse and restored power to the […]
Got an emergency call out to Shankill yesterday. No sockets in the house were working, found a fault in the washing machine and restored power to the sockets. Then I got a call to Bayview in Killiney, central heating not working. The time switch on the central heating had gone faulty and was blowing the […]
I was working in two homes this week and came across two showers not protected by a RCD or RCBO. It is so important to ensure your shower is protected properly. There have been a number of instances where people have died while having a shower because the shower was not installed properly. If you […]
Down to Dun Laoghaire to replace faulty dimmer switch and halogen lamp. Then up to Cabinteely to install new LED lights. Then emergency call to Ballybrack where no sockets were working. Water had got into a plug causing the RCD to trip out. Then up to Cornelscourt to fit new bathroom lights.
A MAN HAS been fined €3,000 for pretending to be a registered electrician and carrying out electrical work illegally. At Dublin District Court today, Peter Knowles from Kildare was found guilty on two counts: illegally carrying out restricted electrical work and portraying himself as a registered electrical contractor. This is the first successful prosecution of […]
Got an emergency call out to Dalkey this morning. The customers hob was blowing the cooker fuse as soon as it was switched on. The hob needed replacing as two plates and a simmerstat were gone. Got a new one in Power City Sallynoggin and had it installed by 11am. The customer was very happy. […]
Was working in Sandycove on Thursday morning and was on my way to Bray when I got an emergency call to Dalkey. A customer had no electricity. Was able to drop in and sort out the problem and still on time for appointment in Bray.