Does the photograph above look familiar? If YES then your are one of millions whom still own a rewireable Wylex fuseboard (consumer unit).
Perhaps it is time you changed that old board to a new MCB (miniture circuit breaker) board with RCD (Residual Circuit Device) protection. Example a board which protects your socket circuits and allows safe use of outdoor appliances like hedge trimmers and electric lawn mowers.
Advantages of a new consumer unit:
A new consumer unit avoids the nusiance of replacing wires or fuses, which is dangerous if the wrong fuse wire or fuse is used.
New MCB boards are more sensitive and trip out much quicker when a dangerous fault occurs.
Are LESS likely to cause a fire if installed properly by a qualified electrical contractor like Brunning Electrical Services .
Look more attractive, especially when in full view and are installed with "spare" way circuits.
Provide RCD 30ma protection for sockets for possible outside use and showers, which are both requirements of BS7671 17th Edition Amendment no 1 Wiring Regulations.
If you require an estimate for a new fusebox (consumer unit) please contact us as below. All our consumer unit installations include earthing upgrades where required by BS7671 current regulations.
Please feel free to contact us for more details or information connected with our products and services on the below:
BRUNNING ELECTRICAL SERVICES
5 Primrose Drive
Tel: 01842 812484
Fax: 01842 812484 (call before faxing)
Mobile/cell Number: 07737 698 117
We now fit 17th Edition BS7671 Cosumer Units. These units have TWO RCD 30ma units and circuits can be installed to avoid nusiance tripping, by mixing circuits like upstairs lighting with downstairs sockets.
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