1. Dan

    Please add your electrical business to our directory, it's free, and should get you calls coming in

    Please add your electrical business to our directory, it's free, and should get you calls coming in @Lou and I have been working on the electricians directory for a week or so now. And we're pretty much complete. We now need you guys and gals to add your businesses to it for us to tweak it some...
  2. JK-Electrical

    BEAMA Calls For EICRs To Be Done In UK Residential Buildings Every 5 Years

    An interesting report. I'm in favour. My own opinion is that ten years between inspection and testing of domestic installations is too long, and that this period should be reduced to five years. I particularly like the proposal that an EICR be compulsory whenever there is a change of occupancy...
  3. Baddegg

    Diversity calls check please........

    15.2kw range cooker has already been installed and a 10mm t&e run back to the Cu via this switch,(havnt seen cable route yet but I’m told on the phone it’s all in trunking and doesn’t pass through any insulation but will check this)apparently the previous spark that won’t connect it to the Cu...
  4. R

    Phone calls asking if I want to sell/know value of my Business

    Hi all, I`ve been trading for the last 8 years, in the last 8ish months I`ve been getting calls from firms asking if I would be interested in selling my business. Also getting calls saying that they have clients that want to invest in the area and would I sell or when I say no they ask whether I...
  5. Dan

    Cold Callers List - A List Of Numbers To Block Or Ignore Or Tell To Eff Off

    Thought we could do with a handy list of cold callers that's you've had recently, so others can avoid their sales calls. Who was the last firm to cold call you related to your business? (Not talking about PPI claims, we all know to ignore those lol)
  6. S

    Solar Planet

    How does Solar Planet get my details to ring me and offer to change my inverter over to Solaredge? I've had 2 calls from customers to say they've been offered it and now one tonight for my own system. They're buying in data from DLG and TDP Marketing but other than the MCS list no-one else...
  7. D

    Adding underfloor heating to a s-plan system

    I am doing the electrics for an extension, part of which is to add a wet underfloor heating system. The current heating is s-plan, the boiler has a pump overrun. The plumber has put in a 2port valve and pump which feeds one zone on the UFH with a remote programmable theromstat. The...
  8. trev

    Another thread about a scam (but not that kind)

    01865653811 Add that one to your do not answer list people. It's an outfit called The Forrester's Fund, they claim to be a children's cancer charity (how low can you go?) who publish a quarterly magazine and for around £200 you, Yes You!, can be the only member of a trade advertising in it. Now...
  9. Dan

    ECA responds to Government response to Select Committee report into Building Regulati

    ECA responds to Government response to Select Committee report into Building Regulations and calls for clarification and improved standards Read the full news article
  10. S

    Easy MCS - Doh

    I thought I might have a look at this system a couple weeks ago to make the transition to the new DTI guide etc a bit easier. I've taken advice from the Sun Lounge - thanks everyone, but have since had a couple of calls from Easy MCS. Basically they got me to try their online system for a week...
  11. K

    Pipe Stat to switch on pump

    Any advice welcome Im fitting a pipe stat on the flow and need a pump to run when the temp reaches 60 c inside the stat is common , 1 and 2 just wondering the way to do it. Cheers
  12. K

    Telephone Preference Service

    Anyone used them? I’m been driven insane with payment protection calls, up to three a day. I’ve registered with TPS in the hope they can get them stopped. They were recommended by Virgin Media.
  13. K

    wiring Data and how it works?

    Hello, this a field of work i havent really touched or done much with and just wanted to get my head round it.., In a commercial building i know that you wire single runs from the patch panel to the outlets within the building, How does it all work, when its all connected up at the patch...
  14. P

    Anyone used telephone blocking serviecs?

    Just registered with the TPS because I am sick :cuss: of getting annoying calls at home from automated machines. between 6-10 a day and some days more. just wondered if anyone had any feedback on tps or any other good companies offering a similar service. hopefully time to :chillpill: now :)
  15. L

    Do you have a website?

    Do you have a website? How many people visit it a month? How many calls from your site? Interested to hear some responses as I'm starting my own websiteTom
  16. E

    cheap way to divert landline to mobile

    this months bill came to £45 inc internet through virgin media. it costs me £10 interet £15 landline £ 2.50 call divert facilty then about £0.12p per minute from landline can you reccomend anyone
  17. E

    Telephone salesman

    Since setting up my website and advertising my company I've had nothing but saleman ringing my phone. This last one was quite a pratt!!! I put the phone down and he wouln't stop ringing. He wouldn't stop talking no matter how many times I told him no. Being new to self employment I'd like some...
  18. BigSi

    Not another phonecall!!!!

    I recently took the plunge and started up on my own. I read all the info I could find on the internet regarding starting up a new business, and got all the relevant literature from local business groups. I thought I had taken everything into account, and felt pretty confident that I had thought...
  19. M

    Master Socket

    My phone wont ring!!! The mrs took the master socket off yesterday when she was decorating and now th efone wont ring for incoming calls. I got a dial tone and can ring out, and can answer the fone, it just doesnt ring. Its a BT openreach master socket and I got orange, blue,brown and green...
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