PRO IT Electrical upgrade fuse boards for domestic customers in the Essex area. I have come across many homes in Essex that still have old-style fuse boards and replaced them for property owners at a competitive price. If you have an old fuse board in your building, it’s a good idea to think about upgrading to a new style Consumer Unit. Not only do the newer systems offer better protection for your household, but also ensure your electrical installation meet current BS 7671 regulations.
The main problem with old style fuse boards is that they were not always manufactured from a non-combustible material. This means they are a potential fire hazard and as the components deteriorate and connections loosen over time, the risk only worsens. A Residual Circuit Device (RCD) is also a key component not found in old fuse boards, that helps prevents shocks. It has in fact, been a regulation of new Consumer Units since 2008.
Fuse Board Upgrade?
Unsure if your fuse board needs upgrading? Call Paul on 01268 456778. I will perform an inspection of your electrical installation to make sure everything is in alignment with current BS 7671 requirements. If our results indicate repairs or upgrades are needed, I can offer advice and provide you with a free estimate. As a long-established electrician and reputable company serving Basildon, Billericay, Brentwood Essex I always provide an honest and reliable service.
To give property owners in Basildon and the surrounding areas a good idea of when to consider replacing an old fuse boards, here a few key reasons for upgrading: