Smoke alarm rules change in Scotland

Electrical Contractor Aberdeen

CHANGE OF RULES IN WAKE OF GRENFELL TRAGEDY Following on from the Grenfell Tower tragedy last year that left 71 people dead, The Housing (Scotland) Act has had its 30 year old law amended. The changes were announced following a consultation of Fire and Smoke Alarms. Currently in Scotland the rigorous fire standards are only…

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Electrical Safety – A quick office guide

Electrician Aberdeen

Electrical Safety – A quick office guide Is it safe? The big question you should be asking yourself? ‘Is my office safe?’. Once you’ve asked this, you’re on the right track. There are two main areas of electrical safety to focus on. Equipment safety and installation safety. Electrical Equipment Safety You can easily discover if…

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How to tell if your Electrician is qualified

Electrical Contractor Aberdeen

How to tell if your Electrician is qualified Electrical faults- they are inevitable! Every landlord will fall victim to an unexpected electrical fault at some point in their property. Whether your external lights have gone up in smoke or you need a new fuseboard, it’s safe to say we have all been there! Who do…

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Electrical Safety Requirements For Landlords

Electrician Aberdeen

Electrical Safety Requirements For Landlords Tenant safety is paramount Ensuring your property is up to electrical standard is important both for tenant safety and the avoidance of legal troubles. If you do not comply with legislation, the Housing and Property Chamber (PRHP) can issue a Repairing Standard Enforcement Order (RSEO). Failure to comply with an…

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A Week in Electro-Tek- Electrical Work For Landlords

Electrical Contractor Aberdeen

A Week in Electro-Tek- Electrical Work For Landlords We have been busy at Electro-Tek over the last few weeks completing a number of jobs on rental flats and houses! In a recent project from a new landlord, we were tasked with the installation of smoke alarms and certification in order to meet the requirements of…

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Mini Interview – Parkhill Apartments

Electrician Aberdeen

Introduction Parkhill Apartments  are a well established Serviced Apartment company based in Aberdeen. They are one of many long-standing clients that we work with on a regular basis. In a quick interview, asked one of the directors, Julie Inglis, a couple of questions about Electro-Tek and their experiences with us. 1) How long have you…

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