Old Consumer Units
you have an old consumer unit or are moving into an old property, you
should call out an electrician to check the unit for you and make sure
you have a unit which complies with EU regulations. Old units are
health and safety hazard because they do not prevent against
electrocution or fires.
At Absolute Building Solutions we offer a range of consumer unit
replacements and a professional consumer unit fitting service.
what are electric Consumer Units?
A consumer unit is more commonly known as a 'fuse box'. In the modern
day consumer units are no longer fitted with fuses but MCBs (Micro
Circuit Breakers). MCBs stop excessive currents from overloading or
short circuiting. When an excessive current attempts to travel through
the consumer unit, the unit will 'trip' and the electricity will be
halted. To turn the electricity back on you have to flick the ‘trip
switch’ back on.
Modern day consumer units also contain an RCD (Residual Current Device)
which provides added protection against electrocution. An RCD can also
detect other faults such as partial live-earth breakdown, which
generates heat and can cause an electrical fire.
Contact us today and make sure your consumer unit is safe and reliable
Call us if you experience an electrical emergency.
Rewiring of your house-hold appliance installations
full works & refurbishment
We offer a comprehensive domestic electrical service. From small
electrical work to full rewiring of your house.
Periodic test and
The importance of regular inspection and testing of electrical
installations cannot be overstated, but unfortunately it is an aspect
of electrical safety which is very often overlooked.
We can use test equipment & diagrams to safely check for a
range of electrical faults
Lighting design and
We can design and install new traditional and contemporary design
We can install new traditional and contemporary lighting systems
through our partnership with specialist lighting services We can supply
& fit intelligent energy efficient light fittings, forming a
complete low-energy lighting solution.
External Lighting and
External lighting and power installations.
Fire alarm system
We can install and maintain fire alarm systems in your public, private
or business premises. We will also test & inspect existing fire
Installing an emergency lighting system will enable occupiers to exit a
property safely in the event of a mains power cut leaving the occupiers
in near or total darkness