Fuse Boards / Consumer Units

Earth Electrical installs Consumer Units in Surrey, Hampshire, London, Berkshire, West Sussex and East Sussex

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Old consumer units use a piece of fuse wire that needs replacing every time that it blows. Often these older type Fuse Boards are found in electrical installations (homes) and are overdue an update. An upgrade to a new modern consumer unit (fuse box or fuse board) with circuit breakers and RCD’s will make your electrics safer by giving you greater protection against an electric shock or an electrical fire. It is of course much easier to flick a switch when a fuse blows than to re-wire the Fuse also.

When Changing a Fuse board we will test all of your circuits and make safe any items that are un-safe. It is very important to test all circuits when changing a fuse board, as the newer consumer units will detect more issues with the wiring than what the older type fuse boards would. By testing these issues can be found and dealt with. When the consumer unit is changed an electrical Certificate will be issued and each circuit labeled on the fuse board cover.

There is a great amount of talk about RCD’s Tripping when upgrading your fuse board, with most stories we hear people saying that (the electrics are tripping due to an over sensitive RCD). I most stress this is very rare, in 99% of cases it is due to low insulation resistance on the house wiring or an appliance. This can be tested for and will normally be found within an hour or so and dealt with.

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Excellent service by Andrew from the first phone call to finish. I wouldn't hesitate to use the company again for any future electrical work. Highly recommended.
Customer in London
Extremely helpful, very friendly service. Very happy with the installation. Definitely will use again and recommend to friends and family.
Customer in Sandhurst
Berkshire
Andy was great-he really knows what he's doing-both advice and execution, he was first rate.
Customer in Surbiton
Surrey
Andy was early for the arranged appointment and very friendly. He explained what he was going to do and how long it would take. When finished he went through the unit.
Customer in Hounslow
London
Andy delivered a superb job. Very professional and friendly. Great communication throughout the job and explained every step very well.
Customer in Southampton
Hampshire
Excellent workmanship. Very neat and tidy finish. Extremely polite and thorough regarding the work. Always checked with me before doing anything that may not have been fully understood. Excellent. Can’t recommend highly enough. Definitely would use again.
Customer in Great Missenden
Buckinghamshire
Andy came back to me very quickly even though Andy was holiday. He told me all about the process and helped me through it. The work was done quickly and to a high standard. I would have no problem recommending Andy and Earth Electrical.
Customer in Gerrards Cross
Buckinghamshire
Excellent job . Took the time to do a neat and tidy job . Friendly chap . First rate .
Customer in Guildford
Surrey
Excellent service. Andy was very knowledgeable, courteous, tidy + quick. I would definitely recommend him.
Customer in London
Hayley Goff
Hayley Goff
28/03/2021
Very easy to deal with and knowledgeable. Install went without a hitch and simple process with the paperwork. Costs are transparent and detailed pre-install briefing process so you know exactly what your getting. Good workmanship and nice guys to deal with.
Cyrus
Cyrus
26/03/2021
An excellent experience with Andrew and earthelectrical. Good communication throughout, work delivered to a very high standard despite a slightly more complicated install. If you need an EV charger installed I can recommend them.
Lucinda` Quixley
Lucinda` Quixley
18/03/2021
Booked Earth Electrial to install a charging pod for my electric car. I was impressed with Andrew and Harry's efficiency with the installation, answered all my questions, provided the best connection from the junction box to the charging pod outside and cleared up all the mess. Highly recommend him.
Giles Eadon
Giles Eadon
15/03/2021
Needed a new charging point fitted for my BMW 330e and I described to Andy that the run wasn't "straight forward" but he came for the PM appointment and had it done in 3 hours. Professional fitter and very thorough.
Henry Kay
Henry Kay
14/03/2021
We needed to get a 7 kW charger installed for our Nissan Leaf when we moved home to our new house near Guildford. Andy listened to what we needed, and did an excellent and thorough job. He installed a proper local earth connection, and it was all done very efficiently. I would have no hesitation in recommend Andy and Earth Electrical to anyone needing a charger installed.
Grant Rimmell
Grant Rimmell
14/03/2021
Recently purchased a new Golf EV and needed a charger installed on my property. After a friend recommended Earth Electrical to do it I gave them a call and Andy was incredibly helpful. He let me know exactly what was involved and booked me in. Andy arrived on time and was very professional and courteous, before long the charger was installed and he gave me a full handover how it works and the recommended ways to use it. Very tidy and very professional, I'd recommend him to anyone.