Electrical Advice

Finding a Good Electrician

You know that you need some electrical work doing, but it can seem like a mammoth task to find a good electrician that you can rely on. There are some simple steps that you can take to ensure that you don’t end up getting your fingers burnt by an incompetent tradesman.   Firstly, ask your friends, family and work colleagues for recommendations, any good electrician will have built their business on word of mouth.   Ensure that you check qualifications, registration, insurance and any guarantee on their work.   Ask to see examples of their work with references   Make sure you know what you are paying for. Ask for 3 written quotes from 3 different electricians to ensure that you are receiving value for money.     Here at Wason & Webb, we are proud to have built our business on a strong reputation for high quality work and first-class customer service.  We are of course...

Continue Reading

Rewiring Your Home

With all the new housing developments springing up everywhere, many of us prefer to purchase an older home with its thicker walls, bigger gardens and higher ceilings. In particular we seem to enjoy an improvement project that we can get our teeth into and turn into a labour of love. It is important to consider though that over the years others may have carried out renovations before you, resulting in faulty or damaged wiring.   As a rule of thumb, we recommend that if your house is over 25 years old you should have an electrical inspection carried out to determine if the house needs rewiring.   Whilst the thought of rewiring your home may seem like a daunting task in reality it is not as disruptive as it first sounds. The benefits far outweigh any inconvenience and you will be left with a safe and more efficient home....

Continue Reading