Flip a switch and it's there without thinking about it, however, when the switch doesn't work you certainly notice it. Remember that electricity is very dangerous and we always recommend seeking a professional for any jobs you may not be comfortable completing yourself.
Follow our step-by-step guide on how to wire a plug safely and effectively. You will need a screwdriver and something to cut away the plastic covering each wire. Older appliances may have different coloured wires - read on to learn more.
Is it safe to plug an extension lead into another? What happens if I overload an extension lead? Continue reading to find out.
Are the wiring and electrical systems in your home safe and fit for purpose? Read our guide to learn more.
Nearly 30% of the UK’s energy now comes from renewables - much of which is wind power. But how can you harness renewable energy for your own home? From solar power to heat pumps, wind turbines to hydro, we look at the most viable renewable energy technologies for your home.
In 2006 the UK electrical wiring colour coding system changed: blue for neutral, brown for live, and yellow and green for earth. Learn more...