Individuals may find it hard to choose the right electrician MM Electrical London for themselves, they often base their decision on a combination of factors. They may choose the closest electrician to their own location, possibly due to circumstances of an emergency. However sometimes people will base their decision on recommendations from friends and family. Testimonials from previous customers may also sway an individual’s or a business’ decision for provision of their electrical and fire alarm services.
What services may electricians such as MM Electrical London offer?
When the general public think of an electrician, general electrical services may come to mind such as rewiring, and lighting circuits, however there are a wide array of electrical services that may be available from your local electrician.
Some examples of electrical services available
One common example of electrical services is commercial electrical contracting. Commercial electrical MM Electrical London contracting may be suitable for a wide array of properties, such as a restaurant, hotel, or office. Electrical contracting may include lighting and mains distribution circuits (including the distribution of DNOs).
What is the DNO?
The DNO is the distribution network operator company which is responsible for the distribution of electricity from the national transmission grid to an individual’s home, or large or small scale business.
What are some examples of commercial electrical contracting services?
Some examples of commercial electrical contracting services are creative lighting installations, LED lighting conversions, and new and upgraded lighting boards.
Out of hours electrical work
Your local electrician may offer emergency electrical services, which may be required when you are suffering from a diminished level of electricity within the home or office, which can disturb everyday life. Work can be scheduled to be completed out of hours, which can be covered by insurance in many instances.
Ensuring it’s safe
Undergoing any form of electrical or fire alarm work can be dangerous. If you are receiving electrical work in your home or office, it must be carried out professionally by a suitably qualified engineer. To ensure all of an individual’s work is safe, your local electrician should be adhering to safety standards, one example of which is the very latest HSE standards.
Inspection and testing
Inspection and testing is a key part of the electrical contracting process. Many businesses may not be aware of the health and safety standards they need to adhere to, which is where your local electrician can help.
Many businesses may have to adhere to certain obligations of electrical safety of appliances and installations within the workplace. Most modern testing and inspection take place under the BS:767 as well as the Electrical Safety Council (which was formally referred to as the NICEIC) recommendations.
A few examples of inspection and testing
Fixed alarm systems, and fixed wiring systems are a few examples of areas that may require inspection and testing. Despite common misconception, portable appliances can also be tested. Landlords that are expecting a new set of tenants may also need to test the electrics within the property, this is to ensure the environment is safe, and adheres to modern testing standards.