Monthly Archives: September 2015

Lightning Rod

Lightning Rod This web page describes what a lightning rod is.   What Is Lightning Rod? It is a metal conductor mounted on a building, or other structure, as part of a system to prevent the building, or other structure, from being damaged by the electrical energy in a lightning strike.   It is connected to earth;

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Surge Protection The Most Vulnerable Appliances

Surge Protection The Most Vulnerable Appliances This web page describes Surge Protection The Most Vulnerable Appliances The page is split into vulnerable commercial appliances and vulnerable electrical appliances. If the electrical appliance is important to you or your business, use electrical surge protection Electrical Surges – The Most Vulnerable Commercial Appliances Any device with a ‘micro-controller’

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Electrical Surge Protection

  Electrical Surge Protection This web page is about electrical surge protection. What an electrical surge is, what causes electrical surges, what damage an electrical surge can cause, how electrical surge protectors work and how to protect against an electrical surge.   What Is An Electrical Surge? An electrical surge is a temporary, very short

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Electrical Surge Protection Section

Electrical Surge Protection Section Site Map   Electrical Surge Protection Section click a link below to find out more information   What an electrical surge is, what causes them, how electrical surge protectors work and how to protect a property against electrical surges   Electrical surges, a list of the most vulnerable appliances   What

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Poor Electrical Connection

Poor Electrical Connection Poor Electrical Connection – Description A poor electrical connection is when the electrical connection is not as good as it should be, for instance a securing screw is loose or the wire is frayed.   Engineers design electrical connections to do a job, if the electrical connection is not as good as

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Odd Electrical Problems

Odd Electrical Problems This web describes odd electrical faults – symptoms and causes.   Symptom – Multiple Causes: Rabbit chewed through external wiring. Earth not connected. No earth bonding. Mouse chewed wiring in loft. Electrical tape used to connect wires. Nail or screw through electrical cable. Old live wire not connected (left dangling). Slug ‘frazzled’ behind

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Looking For The Obvious – Electrical Problems

Looking For The Obvious – Electrical Problems This web page details what is often called the ‘obvious’ when investigating domestic electrical problems. Always check the following if applicable: Is the electrical appliance turned on? Has the fuse blown? Has the RCD tripped? Has the bulb blown? Try turning the electrical appliance on and off. is the power cable damaged? Does the

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Electrical Problems Happening Regularly

Electrical Problems Happening Regularly This web page concerns electrical problems happening regularly. What it means. How to investigate. How To Investigate – Electrical Problems Happening Regularly Look For A Pattern Is the problem: The same RCD or fuse? At the same time of day? After it has rained? When you turn an electrical appliance on or off? At the same

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Advice With Domestic Electrical Faults

Advice With Domestic Electrical Faults This web page provides information that will help you to fix many domestic electrical faults.   The advice is for the average ‘DIYer’.   Scroll down for advice headings.   Free electrical advice – contact BRH Electrical   Areas covered, and order, on this web page: Safety. General advice. RCD has tripped

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Electrical Safety Cut Out

Electrical Safety Cut Out This web page explains more about an electrical safety cut out What an electrical safety cut out is. What an electrical safety cut out is used for. What Is An Electrical Safety Cut Out? An electrical safety cut out is a switch that automatically turns the electrical supply off when some

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