Every year in UK homes, about 70 people die and 350,000 are seriously injured from electrical accidents.

Electrical fires account for almost half of accidental house fires – over 21,000 a year, and 2.5 million British adults say they have experienced an electric shock at home. Approximately nine out of ten (89%) electrical fires are caused by electrical products, mainly through their misuse.

We have included some vital information on our site on how to avoid overloading your sockets and the power usage of different appliances, the best practice is to avoid the need for an electrician in the first place but when you do need one we are here to help.