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Space! Space! Space!

With the warm weather just around the corner now is the best time to start thinking about that much needed extension to your home or property. Our team are able to develop single or double extensions, adding conservatories or carrying out loft conversions to give you the extra space you have been wanting. Each and every project is carried out to the highest standard always meeting the customers needs. Please give our team to call today to get your project started.

05/04/19

Check it before buying to save money!

Did you know that only 37% of us check the electrics when buying a home or property? It is one of the biggest and most vital things to check as it could lead to problems in the future. Not checking the electrics could mean you miss out faulty plug sockets or circuits that could be a potential fire hazard. To eliminate this risk our team offer a Test Inspection Report to check everything is working as it should. If you are interested in our services, then please call us today on 01206 213457.

30/03/19 

 

Dodgy Electrics Cause Fire - Fact!

Did you know that approximately 40,000 residential fires a year are caused by faulty electrics; a large number of these fires could have easily been prevented if a qualified electrician had been called out to carry out the job. Our team here at Whitehall Electrical can rewire your house, find and fix the cause as to why your electrics keep tripping or simply add extra plug sockets to your home. If you have any questions relating to our services, then please call our team today where they will be on hand to answer any queries you may have.

15/03/19

Stay Safe!

Did you know that on average there are 20,000 fires caused every year due to people overloading their plug sockets. In older homes there are usually not enough sockets to keep up with all the gadgets we use on a daily basis so instead of calling a professional to fit additional sockets we over load them. Could you really afford to put your home at risk of a fire when it could easily be fixed? Please do not hesitate and call our team today on 01206 213457

01/03/19

Building work and Electricals

As well as our team being experts in everything electrical, they can also carry out building work to your home or property. We know very well that having building work done on a commercial site is stressful as it can interfere with business; but have no fear as our team will carry out any job around your work, leaving all customers 100% satisfied every time. Have any questions or queries? Call out team today where they will be on hand to help in any way they can.

15/02/19

No more bumps in the night!

With the nights not getting lighter any time soon, maybe now is the time to fit some much- needed external lighting? Whether that be on your driveway, along fences, on gates or around your house name or number so you won’t have the problem of delivery drivers no being able to find your house, our team here at Whitehall Electrical can fit it all. Please feel free to give us a call on 01206 213457 where will be happy to answer any questions you may have and arrange a visit.

01/02/19

Registration is so important

All of our team here at Whitehall being time serviced registered electricians our services are always completed to a very high standard without the worry. Registered electricians must comply with the UK national standard BS7671 (Requirements for Electrical Installations). Our team are able to provide Electrical Installation Certificates or a Minor Electrical Certificate where needed; so, you will not have to deal with building control directly. When using a registered electrician like members of our team you will always be guaranteed that the job will never be completed unless its perfect for us and for you.

18/01/19

Happy New Year!

From our team here at Whitehall Electrical we would like to wish each and every one of our customers, past and present, a happy New Year. As always, our team will be on hand to help you with whatever 2019 has to offer; whether that be installing security lighting to your home or property, rewiring your house or simply adding extra sockets. Each job will be carried out to the highest standard, always leaving our customers 100% satisfied once the job has been completed.

05/01/19

Seasonal lights all year round! 

When it comes to the festive period everywhere you look there are Christmas lights, brightening up the dark evenings. But why have them only at Christmas? Here at Whitehall Electrical we can add internal or external lighting to both residential or commercial properties, allowing you to make the most of each season. We can add mood lighting to your garden or carry out much smaller things such as adding extra sockets to your home. If you need any advice or have any questions, then please call our team today where they will be on hand to help.

21/12/18

Get Wired!

Is your property older than 30 years old? Do you have an old-fashioned style fuse box with large ceramic style fuses? Well now may be the perfect time to think about having your home or property rewired especially if you are planning on some new year decorating after Christmas. When a fuse box gets over 30 years old it begins to trip out regularly causing havoc in a home. Our team here at Whitehall Electrical are expertly qualified in all areas of electricity. We are able to carry out a partial or complete rewire of your property depending on how old the original wiring is. If you have any questions, then please don’t delay and call us today!

07/12/18

 Dark nights and Security

Now with night’s drawing in earlier and earlier, it is prime time for burglars to prey on your home. Therefore, it’s the best time to install security lighting to your house or property. Our experienced team can fit security lighting to driveways or garages; or along fence panels or gates. The security lights can be powered electrically so no more worries about solar lights not working due to the lack of sun. We can install motion sensors or standard security lights for both domestic and commercial properties. So, what are you waiting for, call our team today to book an appointment to get yours fitted!

23/11/18

Don't take our word for it!

After all projects are completed, we always encourage feedback from our customers to ensure that all expectations were met or exceeded; after all customer satisfaction is our number one priority here at Whitehall Electrical. So instead of taking our word for our excellent services take our customers. Head over to the ‘testimonials’ part of our page to see for yourself. We have many more feedback examples, just give us a call or pop down to our offices.

09/11/18

 

Don't go, we have more...

Here at Whitehall Electrical our team like to show our potential customers the wide range of services we carry out. It shows how far our expertise ranges and the quality that each individual project is carried out, whether it be fitting internal sockets or bigger jobs such as adding external lighting to a property or a total rewire. So please head over to our ‘Recent Work’ page to see for yourself our past projects.

26/10/18

Have you turned your heating on yet? 

Many people don’t know the benefits of having Solar Heating Systems, but it could actually save you money, after all sunlight is free! After the initial costs of the installation of the system it’s extremely low maintenance and you will be doing your bit to save the planet as it reduces your carbon foot print. All of our systems have a 5-10-year warranty and you now no longer need permission to install them into your home or property. So, if you have any further questions then please call our team today and they will be on hand to help.

13/10/18

Solar PV at your fingertips! 

With Solar PV systems becoming more popular over recent years is it time you thought about installing them to your home or property? The common misconception is that they need constant sunlight to produce electricity, but in fact they only need daylight. Our systems have proven to decrease properties electric bills by a whopping 40%! We work in close partnership with Aztec Solar to ensure that the right renewable energy system is fitted for you. So if you are interested and have more questions then please call us today where our experienced staff will be on hand to help.

28/09/18

 

What are you building? 

Many customers who have heard about our business do not know that our team’s expertise also covers a wide range of building services as well as electrical ones. Our team help you to project manage the work all the way through to completion or directing the tradesmen in the right direction so that the job is completed on time but most importantly to the very best standard. So, if you are interested in our building services then please give us a call today or drop us a quick email and we will get back to ASAP!

14/09/18

We have all the skills! 

Here at Whitehall Electrical our ever-expanding team of experienced tradesmen and engineers are able to take on any job you have to offer. It doesn’t matter if its big or small our team will tackle it head on and will not leave you disappointed. If you have recently moved into a new property and need external lighting our team can sort that out, or if you have moved into an older property and the house needs a complete re-wire, do not risk doing it yourself, call one of our team and they will be out in no time.

31/08/18

 

Business and Electrical Work 

With over 35 years of experience our team’s knowledge is extensive so we can deal with not only domestic properties but commercial and industrial ones too. We can provide a wide range of services for shops, schools/colleges, factories offices and leisure centres. All electrical services that are carried out by our team are always completed to an exceptional standard from car park lighting to test rigs that allow students to enable them to finish their training. So, if you or your business is interested in our services then please call us today.

17/08/18

Do you know a good fuse box when you see one? 

Here at Whitehall Electrical we know that many new home buyers look over fuse boxes when buying a property, so much so many don’t even know where they are. Fuse boxes that date back to the 1960s often have a mixture of fuses, or cast iron switches or has a wooden back. If this is the case in your property, then it will need replacing as soon as possible. In addition to this if the property is 30 years or older the house may need to be partially rewired if building works must be carried out. The team we have here at Whitehall Electrical carry out a full assessment for your property advising what one will be most suitable, whilst considering which will cause the least disruption to your home.

3/8/18

Safety In The Home For The Elderly. 

If you have elderly relatives it can be a concern ensuring that they can continue to live safely and independently including making appliances and electrics safe in their home. This can be overlooked, with the 'if it isn't broken, don't fix it' way of thinking but this can mean old and dangerous sockets and wiring is used without it being checked. All properties need to have electrical wiring, fuse boxes and sockets checked periodically, at Whitehall Electrical we can arrange this taking the worry off your shoulders. Safety standards in the UK are constantly being updated and for good reason so keep each other safe and give us a call.

20.07.18

 

Don't leave Electricals to change - PAT Testing 

Here at Whitehall Electrical our experienced electricians are qualified to carry out Portable Appliance Testing or PAT. This is the testing/ inspection of any electrical appliances used in a work place to ensure nothing is faulty or could cause harm. The appliances could include lamps, kettles, microwaves or any portable computer equipment you may have. Any PAT tests should always be completed by an electrician with years of experience. If you think you need a PAT test carried out in your workplace then please call our staff today to book an appointment.

22.06.18

Who's got Fancy Storage Heaters? 

When storage heaters were at the height of their popularity in the 1970s and 1980s they still were seen by many as ugly and not very flexible in their sizing, so putting them in your home was a handful. But as we all know technology has developed considerably over the years, meaning the once ugly storage heaters are a thing of the past. Instead they have been transformed and are now easily and swiftly installed, also coming in a range of sizes. So maybe it’s time to change your night storage heater as electricity prices are constantly rising. Pease if you have any questions please call our staff today.

08.06.18

Calling all Building Contractors!

 

Are you a Building Contractor or do you manage a portfolio of properties? Are you searching for a reliable electrical company to electrically update an older property, complete the electrical maintenance of your building annually, or carry out electrical checks? Whitehall Electrical Ltd have a team of qualified electricians, who can be called upon throughout the year, to assist with all aspects of electrical work. Whether you are extending a property or adding security lighting to your shop, we can provide the knowledge and expertise to complete the work to the highest standard. Please give us a call today, we would be happy to hear from you.

25.05.18

Get Your Garden Connected! 

With the winter now behind us and the summer lurking around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start the plans for your garden. It could be anything ranging from a summer house to a new patio, from decking to a simple little shed in the corner, our team at Whitehall Electrical know that you will need some sort of electrical power to accompany it. Our team can safely install any lights, power points or a pump for your newly built fish pond. We will also tell you how to be safe with the electricity we have put in making sure there will be no bother in the future. So please do not hesitate to give our team a call today!

26.04.18

Contact Us


Phone

01206 213457

All call are now recorded for training & monitoring purposes

Location

Unit 6 Livelands, 121a London Road Marks Tey, Colchester, CO6 1EB

Working hours

Monday - Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

24 Hour Emergency Call Out Available