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New reporting tool launched to monitor unsafe electrical installations

Since June 2020 and the introduction of the Electrical Safety Standards in Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020, the number of Electrical Installation Condition Reports (EICRs) being carried out by electricians has increased. The Regulations state that an EICR should be carried out every 5 years for a privately rented property to check the condition […]

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How can technology help with tool protection?

With more than £46 million worth of tools being reported as stolen since the end of the last lockdown in April 2021 it has never been more important to protect your tools and ultimately, your livelihood. The number of van thefts is also on the rise, with an increase from 12 to 35 vans being […]

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Is your house ready for winter?

With the colder temperatures arriving and the dark nights setting it, winter has well and truly arrived. However, have you checked that your house and garden are ready for winter and all that comes with it? Take a look at our latest blog to see if you are truly prepared for the winter months. Gardens […]

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Heating Systems: Which one should you choose?

With the UK government recently announcing new grants encouraging people to install heat pumps into their homes alongside ever increasing energy costs many people have been considering which heating system is the right one for them, and whether it is possible to switch to a greener, cheaper system. So which type of heating system should […]

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The History of the Electric Car

The popularity of electric cars has been rising steadily in recent months, however, did you know that the concept of electric vehicles has been around since the Georgian times? This is not the first time in history that electric cars have been thought of as an alternative to the current transport method. Over 100 years […]

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