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Christmas Lights and Your Electrical Safety

By Anthony Jones / November 28, 2016

Electricity can kill. Each year, around 70 people are killed and 350,000 seriously injured due to an electrical accident in the home. During the Christmas period the risk is heightened…

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Green Goo/Slime coming from your switches or sockets

By Anthony Jones / November 21, 2016

Green Goo You may or may not be familiar with this phenomenon, however if your home was built or rewired between 1965 and 1971 then there is a likelihood that…

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Wallington Christmas Lights 2016

By Anthony Jones / November 20, 2016

I attended the Wallington Christmas lights switch on last year.  It was a really good community night with the council, local businesses the good folk of Wallington all coming together.…

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Fuseboards and Consumer Units

By Anthony Jones / November 18, 2016

Fuseboard/Consumer units Modern fuseboards are much safer, speaking generally the protective  switches disconnect quicker to prevent severe electric shock and the risk of electrical fire.  We have supplied and fitted…

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Halloween and Your Electrical Safety

By Anthony Jones / October 25, 2016

As you and your family prepare to celebrate Halloween with elaborate decorations, fun costumes, and candle lit displays, Wandle Electrical Services offers the following electrical safety tips to help you…

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Adequate provision of Electrical Socket outlets in the Home

By Anthony Jones / August 24, 2016

Introduction The increased use of home electronics and entertainment systems has led to the situation that, not only are homeowners using extension leads for their TV area but also for…

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Job Opportunities

By Anthony Jones / August 18, 2016

  Wandle Electrical Service is a much heralded, expanding company.  We are currently looking for electricians, electrician’s mates and electrical improvers. Wandle Electrical Services is based in Wallington and covers…

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Garden Power and Lighting

By Anthony Jones / July 12, 2016

Hello, We get asked a lot of questions this time of year regarding outdoor power and lighting.  Below are some hints and tips: Make sure all outdoor power circuits are…

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Hanging Light fittings and chandeliers

By Anthony Jones / July 10, 2016

We hang a lot of light fittings and chandeliers in Wallington and Carshalton.  A lot of the period houses in these areas have high ceilings which lend themselves nicely to…

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RCD’s Explained

By Anthony Jones / June 27, 2016

What is an RCD? An RCD, or residual current device, is a life-saving device which is designed to prevent you from getting a fatal electric shock if you touch something…

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Halogen v LED – The EU are spot on with this one.

By Anthony Jones / June 13, 2016

All this talk of the EU has reminded me of when they tried to ban Halogen lamps in 2015. The ban has been put back to 2018. In my opinion…

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The River Wandle

By Anthony Jones / May 28, 2016

I took my 7 year old daughter down on the banks of the Wandle early this morning to see if we could spot the Kingfisher(s) that have returned to the area. …

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