Power cords make use of an A/C or alternating current and very strict specifications are set out regarding the manufacture of these cords including their size and shape and the balancing of voltage and current. An A/C Power cord has 2 ends – referred to as the male and female – the female end connects…

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We all have had to deal with power outages at some time or the other. There are times when this issue is caused by an overload on the electrical system, because you plug in too many appliances into a multi-socket. At others, a storm may have caused the situation too. However, there could be times…

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Due to the rise of popular TV programs and online D.I.Y shows, there are many cases of people having a go themselves when it comes to home repair and maintenance. Whether it’s patching a hole in the wall, or hanging a door in your bedroom, these types of jobs gives people a sense of accomplishment…

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Most people have a large number of electrical appliances and equipment in their homes and rely heavily on these for various functions. This also means that when something goes wrong with the electrical supply, they would want to get it fixed without delay. It’s unfortunate, but the fact is that electrical issues do have a…

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One simple way to enhance the style and security of your home is to install outdoor lighting fixtures. Whether it’s in your garden, on the balcony, or down the walkway to your front door, there are many types of outdoor lighting options on the market. LED downlights Safety sensor lights Wall sconces Decorative lanterns Are…

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Anyone who lives in an older property knows that they need to be extra careful with the wiring in their home.  The unfortunate part is that most wiring installations aren’t really visible to the eye, because they are concealed behind walls and ceilings. It means that even if something does go wrong in it, you…

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Why is smoke alarm installation so important? Not many people are aware that a large percentage of house fires are caused due to electrical faults. These fires can be very dangerous and can cause harm to life and property. What makes this fact even more startling is that many of these fires could have been…

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