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    Need an electrician? At MyJobQuote you can find hundreds of electricians across the UK, making it easy to find the best and most reliable electricians in your area. Compare quotes from multiple electrical contractors for all sorts of jobs including light fittings, sockets and switches, outdoor lights, rewires, fuse board upgrades, safety certificates and more!

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    Electricians Overview

    Very little in our current lives would function without electricity, therefore electricians work in a variety of roles across industry and in our homes. Electricians tend to specialise in key roles, such as home inspection and wiring, new build wiring, HVAC engineering, inspection & testing, underfloor heating and solar energy. Their work is extremely varied and can include tasks such as installing voice and data systems, emergency lighting systems, installing power and lighting systems, upgrading electrical systems, maintaining standby power generating systems, distributed control and SCADA systems, protection devices, drives and associated controls, direct current power systems and uninterruptible power supply systems (UPS). Finding a reliable electrician in your area can be difficult. Most people hire their tradesmen through word of mouth and recommendations from family members or friends. One simple way of finding electricians near me is to use a tradesmen directory site

    House Rewiring Cost

    The cost of having your house rewired by a competent and professional electrician can vary considerably depending on the number of fittings, layout, ease of access and overall size of the house. It is however possible to give some idea of the range of prices you could expect to pay, for complete rewiring of a 2 bed flat or bungalow, average prices are around £2000 to £2500, whereas for a 5 bed house the average price increases up to around £8500. Unless you have a lot of unusual electrical systems or fittings, the size of the house and number of rooms will have the biggest effect on price. When you are looking for an electrician nearby to complete a house rewire I would recommend getting multiple quotes from electricians in your area. They will come and look at the job and give you a cost estimate. The quotes you receive from each electrician will depend on how they have calculated the job. Have they used an online calculator or come up with the price themselves.

    Typical Home Electrical Projects and Average Costs

    The most popular electrical jobs we see people seeking quotations for are adding a ceiling light fixture with switch, adding an additional socket to an existing wiring installation, and replacing the Consumer Unit (which many still mistakenly call the Fusebox). Ceiling light fixtures and fittings costs can vary tremendously so it is impossible to give an average cost that includes fixtures and fittings, however for labour only replacing just the light fitting will cost from £30 to £70 on average. But this figure assumes switch and wiring already in place for a simple light replacement - if adding a ceiling light plus switch the actual cost will vary depending on the length of wire run and how near to the ring main the new light fitting and switch will be.

    Adding an additional power socket will also generally be priced on the length of wire run required, but will typically be in the £140 to £200 range for most jobs. Replacing the consumer unit (aka fusebox) is another common job and most electricians will charge from around £300 to £500 for standard jobs. Other popular electrical jobs include partial rewiring, fitting mains smoke detectors, adding kitchen or bathroom extractor fans, fitting showers and/or water pumps, and adding shaver points in bathrooms.

    Electrical Inspecting and Testing

    All electrical installations deteriorate with age and use, inspecting and testing such systems is a major source of work for electricians. All electrical systems should need to be inspected and tested at appropriate intervals to ensure they are in a satisfactory and safe condition for continued service. these safety checks are commonly known as "periodic inspection and testing". Such testing can reveal if any of your electrical circuits or equipment are overloaded, find any potential electric shock risks and fire hazards, identify defective electrical work and highlight any lack of earthing or bonding.

    The time intervals for periodic inspection and testing vary depending on the property and equipment, for example an owner-occupied home needs checked every 10 years and a rented home every 5 years, however, commercial equipment such as you might find in leisure centre swimming pools needs to be checked every 12 months. Periodic inspection and testing of electrical systems is not a DIY job, no matter how handy you may be! Electrical inspection and testing should be carried out only by registered electricians who can check the electrical system against the UK standard for the safety of electrical installations, BS 7671.

    Under Floor Heating

    Modern underfloor heating systems use either electrical resistance elements, or fluid flowing in pipes (hydronic systems) to heat the floor. Electrical resistance underfloor heating can only be used for heating, whereas hydronic systems can also be used for space cooling. These same systems on a larger scale are used to melt snow & ice on paths, driveways and landing pads, to cool skating rinks and to prevent football and rugby fields freezing. Whichever system you have fitted, it will include parts which are common to all heating systems such as, boilers, pumps and motorised valves. these systems are relatively maintenance free, however they need to be checked periodically by a qualified electrician. In particular, the underfloor heating manifolds should be checked annually for any leaks, the underfloor heating pipe needs to be checked for leaks and occasionally the system requires flushing to clear any blockages.

    Air Conditioning Electricians

    Air conditioners are basically a small version of a fridge, but without the insulated box. Whereas a fridge only cools the space inside it, air conditioners can cool a room or even an entire house. Air passing through the AC unit is cooled over the cold evaporator coil then blown back into the room, at the same time hot air vented through a window or wall via the exhaust hose. The cooling process also extracts moisture from the air and produces water, so air conditioning units have water tanks that need to be emptied (unless they have external drain facilities allowing water to run away continuously).

    Most refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) engineers are qualified electricians, they design, install and maintain cooling systems in commercial buildings and residential properties (though the demand for air conditioning is homes is very low in the UK thanks to the climate). Electricians in this industry are involved in designing, installing and maintaining cooling systems; surveying buildings where cooling systems are to be fitted; discussing requirements with customers; running quality checks to make sure systems are working properly and safely; diagnosing and fixing faults, plus carrying out any planned maintenance.

    Qualified Electrician – All types of electrical work carried out from full Re-Wires to changing a light fitting. All work carried out to high standards and reasonable prices.

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    "Mark came on time and identified the fault fairly quickly , job was completed under an hour and charged as per the original estimated price"

    Electrical Inspecting / Testing
    By Ranjan on 1st Jul 2020
    • Joined Nov 2019
    • Established 2008
    • Electrician in Cranbrook
    • Public liability insurance
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Great service. Would highly recommend this company."

    House Rewire
    By Peter on 28th Oct 2019
    • Joined Oct 2016
    • Established 2014
    • Electrician in London
    • ID checked

    I we are NICEIC Registered Electricians and can be found on their website. Covering all Aspects of Electrical Instalation and Testing. Commercial, Domestic, Industrial.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very professional and friendly. Gave me a quote last Friday, Contacted me Monday to arrange a day and time., Arrived 9am this morning job completed by 1pm, Would definitely recommend"

    Lighting & Power - External
    By William on 27th Apr 2020

    G Ratcliffe Electrical limited reply: William much appreciated for kind words, Thanks again Stay safe

    • Joined May 2017
    • Established 2015
    • Electrician in Tonypandy
    • Public liability insurance

    Hi my name is Trevor and I am a multi skilled tradesman with over 8 years experience in different trades ranging from electrics, kitchen fitting, plumbing and carpentry to name a few.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Trevor did 5 star work at my place for the ceiling light fitting. His work was excellent and I am very happy with the quality of his work and the amount he charged for the same."

    Lighting & Power - Internal
    By Ashish on 22nd Feb 2020
    • Joined Sep 2018
    • Established 2012
    • Electrician in Banstead
    • ID checked

    I'm gas plumbing and electric engineer i been in trade since 2018 , I have done plenty of new central heating job also I hv installed many new bathroom showers and also done plenty of house rewire and also I been working for corgi homeplan whic...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Got the job done. Quick to arrange and complete the work."

    Sockets, Switches & Fittings
    By Lily on 27th Jun 2020
    • Joined Sep 2018
    • Established 2018
    • Electrician in Dudley
    • Public liability insurance

    We are professional and carry out works to a high standard, we specialise in electrical inspection & testing and fault finding, as well as carrying out small remedial works to installing cookers etc. We have been in the trade since 2005 and are...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very quick and polite would use again great service and fair price"

    Electrical Inspecting / Testing
    By Alexander on 19th Jun 2020
    • Joined Nov 2018
    • Established 2005
    • Electrician in Lowestoft
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Job completed thank you"

    Sockets, Switches & Fittings
    By Richard on 24th Jun 2020
    • Joined Oct 2019
    • Established 2018
    • Electrician in Haywards heath
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "John is an extremely professional electrician, who has provided us with external power sources into our garden through to our summerhouse. From the first visit, John was confident and knew exactly what he was being asked to do..."

    Lighting & Power - External
    By Junior on 29th Jun 2020
    • Joined Dec 2019
    • Established 2016
    • Electrician in London
    • ID checked

    High standards finishing jobs guaranteed

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Arrived on time and completed the job very thoroughly and at a fair price. Highly recommend"

    Bathroom, Kitchen and WC Plumbing
    By Lisa on 25th Apr 2020
    • Joined May 2017
    • Established 2008
    • Electrician in London
    • ID checked

    I am an approved electrician registered with the SJIB (Scottish Joint Industry Board) with over 35 years experience in most electrical works and I also do Pat Testing (City&Guilds),Install smoke detectors(Aico trained installer),Fault Finding,Sta...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "brilliant although late arrival a great job done"

    Flat Pack Furniture Assembly
    By James on 1st May 2020
    • Joined Mar 2020
    • Established 2020
    • Electrician in Prestonpans
    • Public liability insurance

    Trading since 2016, Instalec is based in County Durham and work across the North East. We cover all aspects of domestic and commercial electrical work from changing a light to a complete rewire and more. With over 15 years experience within the elect...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Very efficient, quick service and good standard of work, they cleaned up after themselves and the price quoted was great. Only downside was I was promised a receipt/safety certificate the next day via email but i am still waiting..."

    Sockets, Switches & Fittings
    By Simon on 23rd Jun 2020
    • Joined Apr 2020
    • Established 2016
    • Electrician in Bishop auckland
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Excellent service."

    Lighting & Power - Internal
    By Suzanne on 25th Jun 2020
    • Joined May 2020
    • Electrician in Manchester
    • Public liability insurance
    Most recent homeowner review

    "simple job done ok"

    Sockets, Switches & Fittings
    By Stephen on 4th Oct 2019
    • Joined Dec 2016
    • Electrician in Slough
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Job done efficiently and promptly by a very nice gentleman. Excellent service and very competitive price."

    Lighting & Power - External
    By Louise on 30th May 2020
    • Joined Dec 2016
    • Established 1992
    • Electrician in Stockton-on-tees
    • ID checked

    JJP Plumbing and Electrical Ltd Services provides a wide range of services such as appliance installation, fan installation or replacement, electrical and wiring solutions, emergency plumbing, fuse box installation, leaky pipes or faucet solutions,...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Polite quick and skilled"

    Electrical Inspecting / Testing
    By Barbara on 12th Jul 2019

    JJP Plumbing and Electrical Ltd reply: thank you so much Barbara.

    • Joined Jun 2017
    • Established 2016
    • Electrician in Hatfield
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Excellent work experienced and talented guy. Did a thorough professional job."

    Lighting & Power - Internal
    By Mehul on 25th Apr 2019
    • Joined Apr 2018
    • Established 2016
    • Electrician in Stanmore
    • ID checked

    MAP ELECTRICAL (YORKSHIRE) LTD can help with a variety of household jobs including: - House Rewire - Sockets, Switches & Fittings - Burglar, Security & Intruder Alarm - Lighting & Power - External - Fire alarms & emergency ligh...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Nice guy, polite, efficient, clean and tidy. Excellent job done would highly recommend and will definitely use again"

    Lighting & Power - External
    By Dennis on 15th Feb 2020
    • Joined Apr 2019
    • Established 2017
    • Electrician in Bradford
    • ID checked

    Being in Audio Visual field for 15 years all low current jobs are on my alley, from CCTV, IT, Electrical, TV and Aerials

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Did a good job fitting sockets and installing wall mounting for tv"

    Sockets, Switches & Fittings
    By Kevin on 22nd Jun 2020
    • Joined Jul 2019
    • Established 2000
    • Electrician in Airdrie
    • Public liability insurance

    I run my own small business. I provide work to a high quality and at a decent price for everyone. Have been a electrician and in the building industry for 16 years now. Always trying to improve and learn and get a beter finished product at the en...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Fast and efficient"

    Electrical Inspecting / Testing
    By Sosa on 6th Feb 2020
    • Joined Aug 2019
    • Established 2017
    • Electrician in Carshalton
    • ID checked

    LJH Electrical are here to help with all of your electrical work needs around Havant. We're backed by many great 5 star reviews. Let us know how we can help you today.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Luke provided an excellent service, job finished within 18 hours of posting it. very professional and courteous. Would recommend anytime."

    Lighting & Power - Internal
    By Alison on 12th May 2020
    • Joined Jul 2019
    • Established 2018
    • Electrician in Havant
    • ID checked
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