A Consumer Unit (fusebox) sits between the electricity meter and the electrical circuits in the house. It is the heart of the electrics in your property
We install the latest and safest 17th Edition Consumer Units. As NICEIC registered electricians, we also issue you a test certificate and register your installation with building control, a requirement by law.
Is your fuse board safe ?
Additional power required for things such as extensions or loft conversions can overload older fuse boards rendering them unsafe, due to them becoming overloaded they offer little protection from electric shock.Many houses still feature old outdated fuse boards which lack the safety features and convenience of new modernconsumer Units.
We provide a FREE estimate to replace existing fuse boards with a modern consumer Unit which provides a far greater level of protection.
Fuse boards May Require An Upgrade If:
- Fuse boards are obsolete or faulty
- Fuse boards are overloaded
- Additional power is required for a house extension or conversion
- You seek peace of mind from additional protection
What is Earthing & Bonding?
Earthing ensures, in the event of a fault, that the electrical supply would be promptly disconnected to prevent electric shock.
For example, a live wire in a washing machine may have become exposed by a sharp metal edge. This could make the case of the washing machine live and act like a metal connector giving you a serious electric shock which could cause injury.
Earthing ensures that the current flows from the exposed wire to the consumer unit instead of staying on or within the casing of the machine, promptly disconnecting the electrics and preventing the risk of electric shock.
We always check your Earthing and bonding with every installation of a consumer unit, if you are in doubt about the status of your earthing and bonding, please contact us for a free quote.