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Electrical Installation For A New Kitchen

How To Create An Electrical Design For Your Kitchen Renovation Project

Is your new kitchen design compliant with Part P of the Building Regulations? If you’re not sure then check with a NICEIC approved electrician.

Renovating your kitchen is an exciting project that will transform the hub of your household and is likely to improve the value of your home. However, there’s more to designing a new kitchen than choosing a luxury countertop and finding space for a bespoke island. Your kitchen cannot function effectively without designing an electrical wiring plan to work behind the scenes and ensure the safety of anyone who uses it. Here are some things to consider before you begin your kitchen renovation.Read more

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Building An Extension? Use Qualified Electricians

A Guide To Satisfying Part P Of Building Regulations

If you’re planning an extension to your home, don’t be tempted to cut any corners with regards to electrical safety. Only use registered professionals.

Extending your property is an excellent way to increase the amount of living space you have whilst avoiding the cost and inconvenience of moving home. You might opt for a single storey extension that gives you a conservatory or luxury kitchen, or alternatively prefer to go the whole hog and invest in a double-storey construction that adds an additional bedroom and bathroom to your house. Either way, you should expect to spend around £1,000-2,000 per square metre depending on the contractors and quality of materials that you select.Read more

Rewiring A House In Essex

Renovating Your House? 5 Reasons To Upgrade The Electrics

Five reasons why upgrading the electrics is worthwhile and possible necessary when renovating a property such as fitting the latest consumer unit (fuse box) types.

Ensuring your property is safe and capable of handling electrical demands

You clearly need your house electrical system to be safe and up to the task of supplying power effectively, so it makes sense to consider upgrading your electrics when conducting a renovation. This is an ideal chance to update your electrical wiring and related equipment while likely disruption is taking place.Read more

Is Your Consumer Unit Past Its Best?

How to Tell if Yours Needs Upgrading

The consumer unit protects your home and family from electric shocks and fire. Is yours still fit for purpose, or is a disaster waiting to happen?Read more

The Town of Billericay and The Life It Offers To New Inhabitants

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The town of Billericay is located in Essex and is a place that perfectly represents the life in a modern suburban town which is at the same time one of the most ancient, permanently inhabited locations in the entire country. Set in the London Basin and separated by 45 kilometres from central London, Billericay became a settlement in the Bronze Age and ever since then, it was constantly occupied. In spite of this impressive history, the town, which is also a civil parish, remained relatively small and quaint.Read more


Things To Do In Colchester, Essex, UK

As part of our series of blogs on the towns within Essex, this week we turn to the oldest town, the Roman town of Colchester. This is now home to one of the largest populations of towns in Essex and consequently, our domestic electrical services are in a demand here. But first, let’s take a look at the town and a few of the attractions that the town provides.Read more

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7 Things To Do In Southend-On-Sea, Essex, UK

In our weekly blog section, we shall be examining the main towns within Essex and finding out what special features each has when compared to other towns in Essex. The destination we’ll examine this week is Southend on Sea, a popular tourist destination located at the far end of the county of Essex and within the boundary of our electrical service operations in Essex.Read more

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5 Things to Do in Brentwood, Essex

At Bryden Electrical, we aim to deliver information about the local services relevant to Brentwood and in this particular article we’re looking at things to do in Brentwood, Essex.Read more

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Dangers Of Electrical Faults - Lessons To Be Learnt

Each year people are injured and killed by home electrical fires. These fires result from both large electrical system failures and homeowner errors such as the improper using of the extension cords or overloading circuits. Most electrical fires can be avoided if you only take the proper safety precautions. For any other cases, having the proper planning and safety equipment in place can help avoid deaths and injuries. In the London borough of Kensington and Chelsea, there was a dreadful disaster at Grenfell Tower that has cost lives of over 79 individuals and displaced hundreds of people. This total may rise and as electricians, we are fully aware of the dangers that fault electrical supplies can lead to. (Are condolences to those affected by this disaster). At the moment, it does appear that the fire startedRead more

Electrical Requirements for Commercial Businesses In The Centre of Chelmsford

Through all the change and evolution that Chelmsford has seen over recent years, alongside its promotion to city status in 2012, one thing has remained largely unchanged over the past century. This is the fact that Chelmsford city centre is, and always has been, one of the busiest commercial and retail centres in all of Essex, and that people come from all over the county to fill its streets and shops every weekend.Read more