The warning signs – When to call commercial electrical contractors

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In the UK workplace roughly 1000 accidents are reported each year involving electric shocks or burns to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Unfortunately, around 30 of these end up being fatal. These statistics are a strong reminder that maintaining your electrical system is extremely important, both for business owners and employees as everyone has…

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Why PAT testing is so important

Cooper Weston maintenance on data cables

Whether you’re a business owner of a residential property owner who rents out assets fitted with electrical appliances, it’s important to ensure all electrical equipment in the premises is fit for purpose and safe to use. Faulty electrical equipment is extremely hazardous and causes hundreds of injuries a year in the UK and can even…

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Brighten up your outdoor space this summer

Outdoor garden lighting

With summer well and truly upon us, there’s never been a better time to give your outdoor space a revamp. With longer, lighter evenings and plenty of socialising on the cards, ensuring your garden or patio space has adequate, atmospheric lighting is hugely important; you’ll not only want to spend more time outdoors enjoying your…

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The importance of electrical maintenance

Maintenance on data cables

Electrical maintenance may not be at the top of everyone’s to-do list and you might not think regular electrical maintenance, whether at home or at your workplace, is important. You could be forgiven for thinking that after having brand new lighting, electrical equipment or cabling installed, there was nothing more to do be done and…

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Luxury lighting for home remodelling

Lighting in luxury apartment

Whether you’ve lived in your property for a number of years and are after a refresh or you’ve recently bought a house that needs some TLC, remodelling your home is a fantastic way to bring life back to the property and give it a fresh lease of life. At Cooper Weston, we’ve helped on many…

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How to make your office more energy efficient

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With modern technology taking over most of our day to day lives, it’s no wonder that office electric bills are soaring and energy consumption is on the rise. More of us are switching on computers, printers, lights and phone chargers than ever; despite regular warnings in the media that we need to be more energy efficient…

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Cooper Weston’s Stuart to run the Brighton Marathon!

Stuart Cooper completing the Brighton Half Marathon

Our very own Stuart Cooper is preparing to take on one of the UK’s biggest sporting challenges next month: the Brighton Marathon. With a raft of half marathons under his belt, Stuart is donning his running shoes and even a dog onesie in aid of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home where Cooper Weston have completed a range…

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Top tips for a more energy efficient home

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During the colder months, we can be forgiven for ramping up our central heating systems at home and in turn, receiving energy bills that are higher than average. Britain is decidedly cold at this time of year but there’s a constant reminder in the media and from local councils that we need to be more…

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Christmas Lighting Safety Tips

Christmas Lights

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and yet each Christmas, approximately 350 people in the UK are injured by putting up their Christmas tree lights. Don’t risk ruining your festive holiday by following our simple Christmas lighting safety tips this season: Safe storage Remember last January when you packed up your tree lights…

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Electrical Safety in the Home: Tips & Advice

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The number of serious injuries caused by electrical faults or mishandling around the home is staggering; hundreds of fires are attended to in domestic premises each year and there are reportedly 28 fatal electrocutions and electrical burns each year in the UK.

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