ELECTRICAL INDEX

Tips and advice on various electrical issues.
Please note that this is not a substitute for work by an authorised electrical technician. Electricity is dangerous and electrical shocks can be fatal. For most electrical repairs and upgrades use the services of a trained electrician. However, there are several chores, maintenance work and small repairs that could be carried out by a houseowner while strictly following safety guidelines. In this section you will find various articles on home lighting, wiring and appliances. There are many instances when you should know what is involved before calling in an electrician or electrical contractor, and certainly before attempting any electrical work on your own.

Wiring

Choose the right type of lighting for your room needs.

Bad or improper wiring is dangerous and the root cause of failure of all electrical appliances.

Lighting

Choose the right type of lighting for your room needs.

There are three basic types of interiors lights: ambient, mood and task lighting. Explore the various options to find what is right for you.

Appliances

Choose the right type of lighting for your room needs.

Electrical gadgets and gizmos have proliferated in modern times. Make the best use of them and maintain them well.