Electrician, Bicester

D & L Home Solutions
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Garage Conversion Part 2

Posted on 29 October, 2018 at 11:05

Update on the garage conversion carried out in Bicester

Since the last entry, we have knocked down the wall between the exisiting living room and garage to open the room up. The garage door has been removed, bricked up with insulation placed between the bricks. The space remaining on the brick wall will have a window placed inside of it. The other building work carried out was insulating the floor with a polythene sheet, celotex then the undefloor heating placed on top. The liqui...

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Garage Conversion

Posted on 3 October, 2018 at 4:00

At D & L Home Solutions we started our next project in Bicester by converting a garage and merging it into a living room. The job will involve knocking down the wall from the garage leading to the existing living room. A stud wall was built along the small section of the garage for a separate utility room. All the electrical work will be put in place by adding sockets around the room and in place for the tv, along with the aerial cable. The electrical fuse board was on the wall that was g...

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Nest Smart Home Heating

Posted on 22 September, 2018 at 11:50

Are you thinking about updating your heating system to a smart heating system you can control with your phone? For a client in Banbury we carried out some electrical work by making their heating system a smart home heating system with Nest. The clients work hours could vary so they wanted to be able to control their heating system with their phone. At D & L Home Solutions we like to carry out the smart home electrics anywhere from lighting to heating and appliances etc. The client enjoyed...

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External Lighting

Posted on 4 September, 2018 at 14:35

We had a customer in Bicester, Oxfordshire who needed electricians to wire in and install two external lights along a pathway leading to their house. Due to the lights being external we needed to ensure suitable cable was used (armoured) and all accessories were IP rated to prevent any water making contact with the electrics. We also recommeneded to the customer to have the lights on a PIR sensor so that the lights would automatically come on every time it was dark when someone walked near th...

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External Up and Down Light

Posted on 22 August, 2018 at 14:05

D & L Home Solutuions have been in the Banbury area, Oxfordshire, fitting an outside light on a sensor for security purposes and for ease when seeing at night when approaching their front door. We wired the electrics from a switch so they had the option to turn the ight on and off. The lighting used were LED warm white GU10'S on an 'up and down external light'.

London Electrical Rewire

Posted on 22 August, 2018 at 0:30

One of our most recent work completions was based in London, 5 miles from Central London. The electrical work consisted of a full electrical rewire. The whole house was renovated with us (D & L Home Solutions) completing the full electrical rewire from 1st fix stage to 2nd fix stage, testing and signing off the work due to us representing Napit for all our electrical work. We first arrived in London in April to 1st fix the property. Electrical first fix duties are carried out by wiring th...

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Rustic Conduit Lights

Posted on 8 August, 2018 at 10:05

At D & L Home Solutions we arrived at a customers house in Chipping Norton Oxfordshire to carry out some electrical work. The electrical work involved was fitting some LED down lights in various places of the house along with adding double sockets behind the customers TV to prevent them using extension leads to power the TV and other devices. We usually recommend at least three double sockets behind your TV to stop any use of extension leads for all equipment needed for your TV. Having at...

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Updating Electrical System

Posted on 20 July, 2018 at 11:35

Updating the old and dated electrical system!!

Today we were working in Stratford Upon Avon for a returning customer to update the electrical installtion. The house had a 400v 3 phase supply with dated switches and boards. Cables were going through varuious places in the house to separate fuse boards. We came in to update all the Electrics as some of the circuits were not earthed which is potentially very dangerous. We started by extending all the circuits from all the fuse boards in th...

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EICR Electrical Testing And Change Of Board

Posted on 12 July, 2018 at 0:00

Have you had your electrics tested in the last 5 years?

Then you should probably have an EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report)

As Electricians we recommend you have your electrics tested every 5 years to make sure all of your electrics are functional and safe. Over time electrical regulations change so we (D & L Home Solutions) can help advise you and carry out any updates for you. For a customer in Bicester they had a plastic fuse board with parts expo...

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Kitchen Electrics

Posted on 2 April, 2018 at 8:00

Today at D & L Home Solutions we completed the electrics to a new renovated kitchen/diner in the Bicester area. As electricians we are registered with Napit to sign off all electrical work which means the electrics comply, the customer then receives confirmation that all work is safe and to current regulations. We initally arrived in March to 1st fix the property, which meant putting all the cables in place for the switches and sockets. We used LED down lights as well as under cupboard li...

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3 Phase Electrical Fuse Board

Posted on 12 March, 2018 at 14:25

Today at D & L Home Solutions we completed an electrical job at a pub in Oxfordshire. We received a phone call from the owner of the pub as he required an electrician to install a new electrical 3 phase fuse board. Electrics were needed for a new fryer and cooker, however due to having many other electrics in the house, we had to fit a new fuse board. David can be seen in the photos carrying out the electrical work.

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