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Happy New Year!

From our team here at Whitehall Electrical we would like to wish each and every one of our customers, past and present, a happy New Year. As always, our team will be on hand to help you with whatever 2019 has to offer; whether that be installing security lighting to your home or property, rewiring your house or simply adding extra sockets. Each job will be carried out to the highest standard, always leaving our customers 100% satisfied once the job has been completed.

05/01/19

 

Seasonal lights all year round!

 

When it comes to the festive period everywhere you look there are Christmas lights, brightening up the dark evenings. But why have them only at Christmas? Here at Whitehall Electrical we can add internal or external lighting to both residential or commercial properties, allowing you to make the most of each season. We can add mood lighting to your garden or carry out much smaller things such as adding extra sockets to your home. If you need any advice or have any questions, then please call our team today where they will be on hand to help.

21/12/18

Get Wired!

Is your property older than 30 years old? Do you have an old-fashioned style fuse box with large ceramic style fuses? Well now may be the perfect time to think about having your home or property rewired especially if you are planning on some new year decorating after Christmas. When a fuse box gets over 30 years old it begins to trip out regularly causing havoc in a home. Our team here at Whitehall Electrical are expertly qualified in all areas of electricity. We are able to carry out a partial or complete rewire of your property depending on how old the original wiring is. If you have any questions, then please don’t delay and call us today!

07/12/18

 Dark nights and Security

Now with night’s drawing in earlier and earlier, it is prime time for burglars to prey on your home. Therefore, it’s the best time to install security lighting to your house or property. Our experienced team can fit security lighting to driveways or garages; or along fence panels or gates. The security lights can be powered electrically so no more worries about solar lights not working due to the lack of sun. We can install motion sensors or standard security lights for both domestic and commercial properties. So, what are you waiting for, call our team today to book an appointment to get yours fitted!

23/11/18

Don't take our word for it!

After all projects are completed, we always encourage feedback from our customers to ensure that all expectations were met or exceeded; after all customer satisfaction is our number one priority here at Whitehall Electrical. So instead of taking our word for our excellent services take our customers. Head over to the ‘testimonials’ part of our page to see for yourself. We have many more feedback examples, just give us a call or pop down to our offices.

09/11/18

 

Don't go, we have more...

Here at Whitehall Electrical our team like to show our potential customers the wide range of services we carry out. It shows how far our expertise ranges and the quality that each individual project is carried out, whether it be fitting internal sockets or bigger jobs such as adding external lighting to a property or a total rewire. So please head over to our ‘Recent Work’ page to see for yourself our past projects.

26/10/18

Have you turned your heating on yet? 

Many people don’t know the benefits of having Solar Heating Systems, but it could actually save you money, after all sunlight is free! After the initial costs of the installation of the system it’s extremely low maintenance and you will be doing your bit to save the planet as it reduces your carbon foot print. All of our systems have a 5-10-year warranty and you now no longer need permission to install them into your home or property. So, if you have any further questions then please call our team today and they will be on hand to help.

13/10/18

Solar PV at your fingertips! 

With Solar PV systems becoming more popular over recent years is it time you thought about installing them to your home or property? The common misconception is that they need constant sunlight to produce electricity, but in fact they only need daylight. Our systems have proven to decrease properties electric bills by a whopping 40%! We work in close partnership with Aztec Solar to ensure that the right renewable energy system is fitted for you. So if you are interested and have more questions then please call us today where our experienced staff will be on hand to help.

28/09/18

 

What are you building? 

Many customers who have heard about our business do not know that our team’s expertise also covers a wide range of building services as well as electrical ones. Our team help you to project manage the work all the way through to completion or directing the tradesmen in the right direction so that the job is completed on time but most importantly to the very best standard. So, if you are interested in our building services then please give us a call today or drop us a quick email and we will get back to ASAP!

14/09/18

We have all the skills! 

Here at Whitehall Electrical our ever-expanding team of experienced tradesmen and engineers are able to take on any job you have to offer. It doesn’t matter if its big or small our team will tackle it head on and will not leave you disappointed. If you have recently moved into a new property and need external lighting our team can sort that out, or if you have moved into an older property and the house needs a complete re-wire, do not risk doing it yourself, call one of our team and they will be out in no time.

31/08/18

 

Business and Electrical Work 

With over 35 years of experience our team’s knowledge is extensive so we can deal with not only domestic properties but commercial and industrial ones too. We can provide a wide range of services for shops, schools/colleges, factories offices and leisure centres. All electrical services that are carried out by our team are always completed to an exceptional standard from car park lighting to test rigs that allow students to enable them to finish their training. So, if you or your business is interested in our services then please call us today.

17/08/18

Do you know a good fuse box when you see one? 

Here at Whitehall Electrical we know that many new home buyers look over fuse boxes when buying a property, so much so many don’t even know where they are. Fuse boxes that date back to the 1960s often have a mixture of fuses, or cast iron switches or has a wooden back. If this is the case in your property, then it will need replacing as soon as possible. In addition to this if the property is 30 years or older the house may need to be partially rewired if building works must be carried out. The team we have here at Whitehall Electrical carry out a full assessment for your property advising what one will be most suitable, whilst considering which will cause the least disruption to your home.

3/8/18

Safety In The Home For The Elderly. 

If you have elderly relatives it can be a concern ensuring that they can continue to live safely and independently including making appliances and electrics safe in their home. This can be overlooked, with the 'if it isn't broken, don't fix it' way of thinking but this can mean old and dangerous sockets and wiring is used without it being checked. All properties need to have electrical wiring, fuse boxes and sockets checked periodically, at Whitehall Electrical we can arrange this taking the worry off your shoulders. Safety standards in the UK are constantly being updated and for good reason so keep each other safe and give us a call.

20.07.18

 

Don't leave Electricals to change - PAT Testing 

Here at Whitehall Electrical our experienced electricians are qualified to carry out Portable Appliance Testing or PAT. This is the testing/ inspection of any electrical appliances used in a work place to ensure nothing is faulty or could cause harm. The appliances could include lamps, kettles, microwaves or any portable computer equipment you may have. Any PAT tests should always be completed by an electrician with years of experience. If you think you need a PAT test carried out in your workplace then please call our staff today to book an appointment.

22.06.18

Who's got Fancy Storage Heaters? 

When storage heaters were at the height of their popularity in the 1970s and 1980s they still were seen by many as ugly and not very flexible in their sizing, so putting them in your home was a handful. But as we all know technology has developed considerably over the years, meaning the once ugly storage heaters are a thing of the past. Instead they have been transformed and are now easily and swiftly installed, also coming in a range of sizes. So maybe it’s time to change your night storage heater as electricity prices are constantly rising. Pease if you have any questions please call our staff today.

08.06.18

Calling all Building Contractors!

 

Are you a Building Contractor or do you manage a portfolio of properties? Are you searching for a reliable electrical company to electrically update an older property, complete the electrical maintenance of your building annually, or carry out electrical checks? Whitehall Electrical Ltd have a team of qualified electricians, who can be called upon throughout the year, to assist with all aspects of electrical work. Whether you are extending a property or adding security lighting to your shop, we can provide the knowledge and expertise to complete the work to the highest standard. Please give us a call today, we would be happy to hear from you.

25.05.18

Get Your Garden Connected! 

With the winter now behind us and the summer lurking around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start the plans for your garden. It could be anything ranging from a summer house to a new patio, from decking to a simple little shed in the corner, our team at Whitehall Electrical know that you will need some sort of electrical power to accompany it. Our team can safely install any lights, power points or a pump for your newly built fish pond. We will also tell you how to be safe with the electricity we have put in making sure there will be no bother in the future. So please do not hesitate to give our team a call today!

26.04.18

 

Need a Bit More Space? 

With the May Bank holiday coming up in the next month maybe now is the best time to start to plan the much-needed extension on your property or home? Here at Whitehall Electrical our building services range are extensive so it does not matter whether it is a single or double extension, loft conversion or a conservatory to expand your home we are happy to help. Our team provides expertly trained tradesman and engineers to make sure your project is completed to the highest of standards. So please give us a call to get your project up and running.

13.04.18

 

Buying A Property? 

One of the most important things to check before buying your next home or property is its electrics. According to Electrical Safety First a mere 37% of us check the electrics of a property before moving in! That could mean many faulty electrical circuits and plugs that may cost a fair amount of money to fix. To save you the hassle our fully qualified team at Whitehall Electrical can carry out a full test on your property and supply you with a Test Inspection Report. If you like our services so much we can fix those faulty electrics if any are found. So please give our team a call today.

30.03.18

 

Common Electrical Accidents in the Home

 

There are many common electrical accidents in the home that could be prevented on a daily basis. Approximately 40,000 residential fires are caused by faulty electrics, so to ensure this doesn’t happen to you only use a qualified Electrician. We can rewire your house, ensure you have enough sockets, or stop your electrics tripping due to a faulty fuse box, circuit or electrical appliance. No job it too big or too small for our highly qualified teams, always put safety first.

15.03.18

Enough Sockets In Your Home? 

Every year, over half of accidental domestic fires in the UK are caused by electricity. Most of these are caused by electrical products, either through misuse or faults. Imagine coming home to see that an overloaded socket has caused a fire, but the accident could have easily been prevented. In many of the older homes that we live in there are not enough sockets to meet our requirements, now that we use a number of different appliances on a daily basis. So, we overload them to the point in which it can be dangerous. Please give our experienced team a call on 07702 678402 so you can make an appointment and we can assess your property for extra sockets including USB integrated units.

28.02.18

 

Why Not Try Our Building Services? 

As well as our team being highly qualified electricians we also provide a range of building services too. No matter if it’s a new or old home or the building is frequently used for commercial reasons, our team know that getting the job done quickly and swiftly is the main priority when completing building work. Plus, we can carry out external building work on fencing and lighting, so the project is fully completed. Got a query or question on the services we have to offer? Give our team a call today!

16.02.18

Delivery Dilemma’s Sorted 

The nights are still dark and dreary. Are you fed up of delivery drivers not being able to find your house at night? Well at Whitehall Electrical we could eliminate this problem all together. External lighting for your house name or number sign, driveway lighting, on fencing or gates, you choose. Simply call our friendly staff today and they will advise you on a suitable lighting choice for your home.

02.02.18

Lighting Ideas

Everyone loves Christmas lights, the colour, shapes, both indoors and outdoors. So why just have great lighting for Christmas, with the right electrical systems you can have inspirational lighting inside your home or in the garden all year round. Mood Creating lighting to enhance your home, lighting up dare nights to make the most of the season. If you would like lighting advice or need extra sockets or external works then please give us a call and let the sparkle of Christmas inspire all year round.

15.12.17

Always Use A Registered Electrician For Peace Of Mind!

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At Whitehall Electrical Limited all our electricians are timed serviced registered electricians, with many years' experience. We are competitively priced, trustworthy and reliable. Registered electricians must comply with the UK national standard BS7671 (Requirements for Electrical Installations). By using a registered electrician, at Whitehall Electrical Limited, you can be sure that all work carried out is to a high standard. Therefore, as a homeowner, landlord or business proprietor, you do not need to deal with building control directly, as an electrician at Whitehall Electrical Limited would provide an Electrical Installation Certificate or a Minor Electrical Certificate, where applicable. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further help and information. 

05.01.18


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