Lighting design and installation

One of the most popular and exciting electrical projects home owners in Liverpool contact me about is their lighting requirements.  Many of my clients within the Merseyside area have very specific ideas about how they want their room to look. One of my favorite aspects of being an NICEIC Approved Contractor is helping my clients achieve their dream of perfect lighting in their home.  As a registered electrician in Liverpool, it is my job to ensure that each customer is left with an optimum lighting system both inside and outside their home that they’re 100% happy with. Lighting installation carried ...
By stfitzsimmons | 23rd February 2018 | Company News

What is an RCD, and what does it do?

So we have spoke about the importance of having RCD’s for quite some time now.  However we’ve never explained what an RCD is and how it protects the household. An RCD stands for Residual Current Device.  It is an essential safety device that automatically cuts off the electricity if there is a problem.  This might sound pretty boring and bog standard, and you might even wonder what the point of having one is. An RCD is a quick mover.  It detects a problem before you even realise there is one and cuts the power in less than a split second. ...
By stfitzsimmons | 23rd February 2018 | Company News

Recommended electrical safety standards to protect private tenants published for consultation

The Housing Minister, Heather Wheeler, has published new safety recommendations to better protect private tenants by reducing the risk of electric shocks or fires caused by electrical faults. Five yearly mandatory electrical installation safety checks for all private rented properties and safety certificates for tenants, to prove checks and repair work have been completed, are part of a package of independent recommendations to improve safety. This builds on other measures already introduced or planned to improve the quality of private rented properties including fines of up to £30,000 for rogue landlords and agents and banning orders for the worst offenders. ...
By stfitzsimmons | 19th February 2018 | Company News

STF Rewire Referral Incentive

Do you know someone in the Merseyside area in need of a full electrical rewire…? STF Electrical Ltd will pay £50 for every Liverpool rewire passed our way! Call us today on 0151 287 6494 Alternatively email us at info@stfelectrical.co.uk  Terms and conditions 1. Only 1 individual (referrer) per rewire paid out. 2. No limit to the number of referrals that can be passed by one individual (referrer). 3. £50 will be paid to referrer on job completion and full invoice payment. 4. Must be within the Merseyside region....
By stfitzsimmons | 18th February 2018 | Company News

Rewiring Buckingham Palace

This short film shows the work being done to remove ageing and potentially dangerous electrical cabling from Buckingham Palace.  So far, some 2km of Vulcanised Indian Rubber (VIR) cabling has been replaced – equivalent to the length of 40 Olympic sized swimming pools. Installed in the late 1940s, VIR becomes brittle with age and poses a fire risk. Removing the oldest electrical wiring is the first stage of a comprehensive Reserving of Buckingham Palace. As set out in the Royal Trustees’ Report of November 2016, elements of the Palace’s plumbing, electrical cabling and heating have not been updated since shortly ...
By stfitzsimmons | 17th February 2018 | Company News, Videos

How to Find a Reliable Local Electrician, Who Won’t Let You Down!

Have you found it difficult to find an electrician in the Maghull/Lydiate or surrounding areas? Do you ask for quotes and never get a response? Based in Lydiate with over 15 years experience, STF Electrical Ltd specialise in domestic and commercial installations and the provision of a range of services directly to homeowners, estate agents, landlords etc. Our services include but are not limited to: Additions and alterations Complete or partial rewires New fuse boards and distribution boards Testing and inspection Repairs and maintenance Security alarms Fire alarms CCTV Access control Car charging Home automation LED lighting...
By stfitzsimmons | 8th December 2017 | Company News

Video – Regulation Changes Part 1

Part 1 of the mini series - Scott explains some of the proposed changes to the forthcoming wiring regulations.  In this video he takes a look at changes to domestic lighting circuits.  STF Electrical Ltd constantly keeping up to date with industry news and changes, making us the best Liverpool electrician. Need an Electrician...? Give STF Electrical Ltd a call now for a free quotation/advice Call Now...
By stfitzsimmons | 28th October 2017 | Company News, Videos

New Apprentice

We are delighted to report that Danny Owens has joined STF Electrical Ltd as an electrical apprentice.  We fully appreciate the value of apprenticeships and their value to a growing business.  Danny's appointment ties in with our aim to provide opportunities within our local area and we look forward to watching his progress within our company.  Good luck Danny! Need an Electrician...? Give STF Electrical Ltd a call now for a free quotation/advice Call Now...
By stfitzsimmons | 25th September 2017 | Company News

Electrical Regs Change, What Does It Mean For You?

Okay so there's a lot of talk about the proposed changes to the electrical wiring regulations as of late.  I myself have witnessed mixed reception amongst other electricians.  With that in mind, I thought I'd put out a quick post detailing what this could mean to you, the customer.  I'm also planning on putting a series of videos together regarding the proposed changes, so keep checking our social media outlets. The 1st June 2017 seen us start on the road towards the forthcoming update, with the 'Draft For Public Comment' (DPC) now available.  In short this means that proposed changes have been made ...
By stfitzsimmons | 18th September 2017 | Company News

All Our Work Backed By 6-Year Guarantee

Did you know that choosing STF Electrical Ltd as your electrician in Liverpool and the surrounding areas is a home or business owners best option! Why? Because through our registration with the NICEIC you have access to the Platinum Promise.  The Platinum Promise is an assurance to you, our customer that any work that has not been carried out in compliance with Building Regulations will be rectified. The Platinum Promise lasts for six years from the date of work completion and covers up to a limit of £25,000 for any one installation. So coupled with our friendly, reliable service with ...
By stfitzsimmons | 16th September 2017 | Company News

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