Day: October 23, 2017

Common Failures of Household Appliances and How to Fix Them

Common Failures of Household Appliances and How to Fix Them

Maintenance and Repair
There is some truth in the saying that nothing lasts forever. That could be the last bottle of your favourite wine or the washing machine you bought five years ago that you thought would last another five. Either way, things will always need to be replaced. In the case of white and brown goods, you have the option to attempt a repair. This won’t always be easy or straightforward but most breakdowns can be attributed to common problems. If your dryer needs rescuing from the brink, read on to see if it can be saved. Your Electric Oven Won’t Heat As good as electric ovens are when they’re working properly, they serve as no more than an expensive ornament when they’re not. All electric ovens contain one or more heating elements that can sometimes burn out so this is where you should start.
PAT Testing and Your Responsibilities

PAT Testing and Your Responsibilities

Maintenance and Repair
The safety of electrical equipment and systems in commercial environments is paramount. For this reason, a number of government led initiatives and legislation have been introduced over the years and brought into law to better protect property and life. One of these legal requirements is to ensure that all electrical equipment on any commercial premises is safe and in good working condition. The responsibility of making sure this happens usually falls to the duty or key holder or any other nominated person. What Is PAT Testing? PAT stands for portable appliance testing. A portable appliance is considered to be any electrical item that has its own plug socket and isn’t directly hardwired into a mains supply. There is no legal requirement in relation to testing frequency so good judgment