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Most jobs are priced on our hourly rate:

The first hour is priced at £120+VAT.

Additional hours are £90+VAT for one electrician or £140+VAT for two.

We work quickly but safely and professionally and always ensure that we treat your home as carefully as you do. At all times we are working to current IET wiring regulations to ensure the highest standards for your electrical installation – we’ll make sure the job is completed properly!

Please click on a job type below for more information on what to expect.

For any new installation access is key! We may need to lift floorboards or access cables in ceilings or walls so we can extend an existing circuit. To make the job swifter and more efficient, it’s a good idea to plan ahead – for example, is there any furniture that will need moving? This can help speed up the job and reduce the cost to you, ultimately.

We will then add in your new socket, switch or lighting point wherever you would like it located, and we are happy to advise on appropriate placement. Depending on the building materials and structure of your property, this can involve some damage to walls in particular – we can patch up small areas of damage but you may need a decorator or plasterer to follow us. If the walls are brick or concrete then the job can take a longer time to complete. Once installed we will test everything to ensure safe and sound function.

Installation of new sockets, switches or lights can take anywhere from 1 – 3 hours per point, depending on the fabric of your building, the location of the new sockets and ease of access in the room.

To change any fitting we will need to turn off the power to that circuit – it’s worth planning ahead for loss of power to sockets, in particular.

We will then remove the old fitting and replace it with your new choice.

Changing a simple pendant light fitting can be as quick as 30 minutes. However, if the light fitting is more complex or the ceiling material doesn’t allow for secure fixings then the job can take longer. Rest assured that we will ensure a secure and working light by the end!

Changing sockets or switches depends on the number of points to be changed; usually, it would be reasonable to expect three or four sockets/switches to be changed in an hour.

If you have a new cooker or hob that needs installing the first thing we do is ensure that the current power supply is adequate for your model. We then switch off the power to this circuit to remove the old appliance and install the new.

We will ensure that the new appliance is securely hard-wired and can be turned on and off using a cooker isolator switch – it is likely that you will already have such a switch installed. If all these parts are already in place then a simple switch-over of units can take around an hour to complete.

However, in some cases it is necessary to run a new circuit from the consumer unit. In this case, the job takes longer as we will need to establish a route for the cable and install all parts. This could also involve small areas of damage to be able to route the cable. We are able to advise on the compatibility of your new appliance with your current supply.

To carry out an EICR on your property, it is important that you are aware that all power to the property will be switched off for several hours while we work. Please consider this in advance so that you are prepared. Although they may not all be tested, it’s important that we are able to access every socket, light fitting and switch in the property.

We will begin by unplugging everything in the property and carrying out ‘live’ tests on each circuit individually. We may need to move appliances in the kitchen to access sockets or fused spurs where necessary. Once these tests are complete, we will move to the consumer unit and carry out ‘dead’ tests to assess the health of the cables serving each circuit. Once we have carried out all testing and inspection we will speak to you about any remedial work (only if necessary) and you will receive your NICEIC certificate by email within 7 working days.

If you are a landlord, it is worth noting that any remedial work to bring the installation up to regulation must be completed within 28 days of an unsatisfactory EICR.

Depending on the size of the property and the number of circuits at the consumer unit, an EICR can take anywhere from 2 – 6 hours, and is priced using our hourly rate.

If you choose to upgrade your consumer unit, you should be prepared for all power to your property to be switched off for a full day and plan accordingly.

We start by carrying out full inspection and testing of all circuits. Any minor faults found can be rectified on the day within the cost; major faults could be subject to further remedial work. We will then turn off all the power and remove the old consumer unit. Once we have installed the new consumer unit we will ensure that safety bonds are in place and secure before re-energising the system.

You will receive a NICEIC installation certificate by email within 7 working days, and all work is logged with local building control.

The labour cost for a consumer unit upgrade will be charged between £600 to £850+VAT, which includes full inspection and testing of the property, installation of the new consumer unit, rectifying minor faults and certification of the work.

Materials are priced separately (new consumer unit, RCBOs, surge protection) dependent on the size of your new consumer unit, but are often in the region of £200 – £300+VAT.

The range of faults that can occur on electrical installations is incredibly varied and we pride ourselves on being able to establish and resolve any fault you may have!

Due to the nature of fault-finding it is impossible to give an indication of time. Please expect that we may need to turn power off on various circuits while we look for the fault. We will aim to spend 1-2 hours establishing what exactly is causing the fault and then creating a plan of action to rectify the problem. Remedial works can range from small, quick fixes that we are able to complete within the two hours, or more significant work that can run further into the day.

We will aim to keep you informed at each stage when we are finding the fault and how and when we will be able to put it right. Rest assured that we will find the fault and put it right!

Generally speaking, before deciding to re-wire any part of your property you should have an EICR completed – there is sometimes the misconception that old wiring needs replacing, but this is often not the case! An EICR will inform you on the health of your current circuits and cables, as you may find that completely re-wiring is not necessary – something we are happy to advise on.

Should you find/decide that part or all of your property needs re-wiring it is best to enquire ahead of time and allow us to examine the property in advance of completing the job. Re-wiring any part of a property involves significant work in routing cables from the consumer unit to where they need to be; we will ensure cables are hidden in walls, under floorboards or in ceiling spaces. This means lifting floors and, in many cases, creating channels in walls. For this reason, clear, empty rooms and hallways make the job much more efficient as access is important.

Kitchens often involve complex planning due to their nature; there will usually be several appliances that require their own power points and these circuits regularly use lots of power. As a result of this complexity, please be aware that re-wiring kitchens can be more time-consuming than many people expect.

In terms of time taken, re-wiring jobs vary significantly and so it is best to contact us for a quote in advance.