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Detected a burning electrical smell? Here’s what to do

By | 2017-08-29T23:23:00+00:00 August 26th, 2017|News|

A burning electrical smell in the home is a sign that electrical systems are not working correctly. The most common of these is an acrid, burning electrical smell. The likely cause is plastic melting or wires in poor condition burning – both immense fire hazards. Calling an emergency electrician is imperative; contacting the fire service

Smoking light fitting at home? What should you do?

By | 2017-08-29T22:30:37+00:00 August 26th, 2017|News|

Any of Slipper Electricals’ qualified electricians will tell you that a smoking light fitting is a dangerous hazard to have in the home. Be it damaged wiring insulation... or the bulb running at an inappropriate wattage, this is an electrical fire hazard. It’s all too easy to forget and make compromises about electrical safety, but

No hot water? 3 tests to do before calling an emergency electrician

By | 2017-08-29T22:33:44+00:00 August 26th, 2017|News|

Electrical systems that power your hot water often need repair and upgrades. An emergency electrician can be of great assistance to get your home and business back in working order. There are a few tests to do before calling one of our qualified electricians that could save you money. 1. Sometimes appliances can overload