Wiring a modern home is becoming an interesting process. With new wireless technologies being introduced, never has there been so many different wiring configurations available.
One new wiring method is the hub wire. The hub wire consolidates all of the homes wiring. Instead of having many separate wires (for power, telephone, cable or satellite TV, computer) all daisy-chained through your walls. A network connects everything into a single, central hub. The hub wire then runs directly from this hub to each room, where modular outlets provide access to services.
Though more expensive than traditional wiring, these conductors are better able to handle the demands of high-speed transmissions — resulting in less interference and clearer reception.
Newly introduced wireless networking products can connect computers, printers, or other devices, as can kits that use the existing electrical or telephone wiring in your house.
Used to add a layer of protection to a exposed entrance, electric security shutters are a great way to add an automated security system to a building.
Depending on what it will be used for, you may choose a certain design. For example, office/commercial use shutters have police and insurance approved specifications which is useful for these types of businesses.
Like mentioned, the shutters can be installed in front of the entrance. This then acts as a second layer of protection, which can be pulled down when required.
Security shutters are perfect for domestic, industrial or commercial use with a vast range of colour choices and fixed or remote access control options ensuring the easiest and safest control methods. The shutters can be integrated into a home automation or independent control system if required.
Security shutters are often bespoke made according to the size of the entrance, providing security for high risk through to lower risk protection.
Many home fires start because of a simple mistake that could of been addressed with a little bit of knowledge before hand. So be sure to keep your home safe with these electrical safety tips.
Avoid running extension cords across doorways or under carpets.
In homes with small children, make sure your home has tamper-resistant electrical sockets.
Follow the manufacturer’s instructions when plugging an appliance into an electrical socket.
- Consider having additional circuits or outlets added by a qualified electrician so you do not have to use extension cords.
Avoid overloading outlets. Plug only one high-wattage appliance into each electrical socket at a time.
If outlets or switches feel warm, frequent problems with blowing fuses or tripping circuits, or flickering or dimming lights, call a qualified electrician.
Place lamps on level surfaces, away from things that can burn and use bulbs that match the lamp’s recommended wattage.
Hanging lights are a great way to line a room with an ornament that looks pretty, and does the job of providing some extra light. Great for winter months, these lights give a warm and welcoming feeling to a space.
Copper Cookie Cutter String Lights
Stylish and chic, these string lights add a touch of arts and crafts to any room. There are 18 mains powered warm white LED lights, with copper effect cookie cutter star and heart shapes.
LED Mobile Snowflake Lights
The Snowflake LED mobile creates a chilled out atmosphere in any room with a beautiful and phasing tranquil light effect.
Perfect for a child’s bedroom or play area, the light makes a fantastic night light, which soothes and stimulates with colourful soft light.
Each Snowflakes LED Mobile requires 3 x AAA batteries [you can add them to your order, below] and comes smartly packaged in a frosted plastic box.
Getting the right electrical products can be a hassle if you do it in inefficient and unnecessary ways. There are some simple things you can do before you even set foot outside, it all comes down to your mind-set before hand.
Don’t wait to buy electrical products until you have to.
Buying electrical products before you have to can take a great weight off of your mind. We rely on our electrical goods a lot more than we realise. So don’t wait until you are forced to realise it, as well as having to buy the item you need.
Consider what you need and what you love.
While there’s something to be said for the basic electrical products that we use. But buying items that are simply put, basic, can be stifling and boring. Consider more interesting lighting or more decorative entertainment products when shopping around. It can make the shopping itself more interesting, and the product itself is often more appreciated as a result.