How to test an RCD

How to test an RCD How to test. 1. Head over to your consumer unit and find any push buttons marked with a “T”.  2. Push these buttons once and the switch will trip the power off.  3. Great news, your RCD works.  Turn on the power again by flicking on the...

RCD vs. RCBO

In a safer electrical world, more and more devices are being added to homes across the UK. RCDs (Residual Current Device) monitor if electricity has gone down an unexpected path. This includes malfunctions of an appliance, damaged or broken wires and when live parts...

Electric vehicles

Carbon footprint is the emissions caused by day-to-day activity from a business. At Plugged In Electricians, we are trying to do our bit to remove our carbon footprint. Following government advice, we are making a considerable change to our transport usage. Our new...

Windermere Emergency Lights

We were asked to replace the existing pendant lighting and install maintained emergency lighting. What’s the difference between maintained and non maintained emergency lighting? Maintained stays on permanently and non maintained can be switched on and off. Both types...

Electric Charging Point

Introduction Moving around is going is changing and will change more by 2030 because we will all be relying on electric to move from one place to another. Not only is it going to rapidly change the transport industry, it is going to effect our day to day lives. In...