Having an outside socket installed in your home can bring a lot of benefits especially in the summer. They make household tasks such as cutting the lawn or vacuuming the car a little easier, saving you the hassle of running an extension lead.
However it is important when installing an outside socket, that they are installed correctly. It is important to ensure the circuit is suitable for the load and has the correct type of RCD protection. The RCD protects you from electrical shock so it is vital this is checked.
When you have an outside socket installed this comes under a special location in the electrical regulations BS7671 . This means when your socket is installed the local electrician should give you an electrical installation certificate and a Part P building notification to the local council. This ensures the installer takes full responsibility and the Ip rated socket is installed to the correct regulations and standards.
If you require an outside socket installed, contact your local electrician in Pontyclun. Call Connor for your free no obligation quote on 01443 305300.