Fault finding

Problems caused by age, DIY or cowboy trades can cause more than just your lights not to work. Fire, electrical shocks, electrical burns and in the worst case death can be caused by people who don't know what they are doing. Don’t mess around or cut corners with electrical installations. Always use fully qualified and certified electricians.

Loose neutral
Loose neutral

A poorly tightened neutral is all it took for the pvc insulation to be burnt to a crisp in this socket

Open junction boxes
Open junction boxes

Junction boxes in a loft without lids on exposing live terminals. No earth sleeve on earth core and terminated outside of the junction box

old cabliing
old cabliing

This cabling has deteriorated so much that just moving it made it break open

Death trap
Death trap

The previous "electrician" had left this cable live above a metal sink, he had also bypassed the RCD protection due to another fault on a brand new install.

DIY'er
DIY'er

Customer called me back after the RCD started tripping. After denieing that they had changed anything I found this. Customer didn't understand why it didn't work

Old cabling
Old cabling

Deteriorating main cables powering the consumer unit

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