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Electrical DIY, Should You Do It?

There are always DIY jobs that need doing around the house and the bigger the house the more there is to do. Most tasks like painting and decorating can be done by a DIY enthusiast.

One thing that should be done by a professional though is any kind of electrical work. There is a simple reason for this and it is because it can be extremely dangerous and it is not worth the risk of potentially harming yourself or making the damage even worse than it was in the first place.

So where is the best place to go and find someone if you do not know of anyone yourself? It would be ideal to have a friend or neighbor that is qualified but that is not always the case. There are some sites like Trustatrader that are good where you can sort through the various electricians in your area.

A perfect example to check out is the SOS london electricians website or check out their blog page.

You can also go directly to the search engines and add your location to the query. Look at each person in detail to check out references and price structure. Give a few a phone call and even arrange a visit so you can get a quote. Try to have this written down to avoid any confusion or extra charges in the future during or after work starting. You should alos enquire about whether the business give a warrenty once the wok is complete and for how many years. If this is not part of that particular businesses service then you shuld mve on and look elsewhere.

You can also look at business directories for tradesman in your area which is similar to Trustatrader.

Read any references or reviews from past people that have employed them for electrical work.

In conclusion, do you research check out reviews just to be sfe.

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How to Spot a Suspicious House Removal Firm

Moving to a new house means on thing, which is hard work!

If you live alone or do not have the time to box everything up, throw unwanted items out and transport the useful possessions to your new property then hiring a removal company to do this for you will help take away the stress and strain of it all. There are two types of removal company which are domestic and commercial removal companies

There are a number of things that will give away if the firm is bogus and we will list them in this post.

A good example should look like the K1 london removal company which is a reputable firm.

First, check out if the firm has an address. All good businesses operate from a base which will give you a point of contact. If there is no address do not even consider employing them.

As well as an address, there should be a landline telephone number attached to it. A warning sign is if a supposed company has just a mobile number.

The company should have a web page also. If they do all of the details of their business will be on it. You will have an idea of how proffesional the firm is from this information. You will be able to enquirer and get a quote for the work needed also.

Staf should be correctly dressed for safety with steel toe cap boots and any other PPE. They should also have had training in manual handling so they know how to lift heavy items correctly to stop anyone becoming injured.

You should be able to pay by debit or credit card. Cash only payments are illegal so avoid a company that only wants under the counter payments.

 

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