Basics of the consumer unit
Uploaded 23.06.2015 | Duration 1m 19s
The consumer unit, or fuse box, is the main distribution unit throughout your home. It controls electrics throughout and should be tested every three months.
General sockets and switches
Uploaded 23.06.2015 | Duration 1m 23s
Alongside the usual switches within your new Redrow home, there could potentially be additional switches which control a range of items. These can includes switches relating to the mains cooker, electric fire or an extr…
How to change different light bulbs
Uploaded 23.06.2015 | Duration 2m 15s
With a range of different light fittings which require different types of bulbs, replacing each type can be different from another depending on the type of fitting.
How to check and test smoke alarms
Uploaded 23.06.2015 | Duration 1m 38s
All homes are fitted with smokes alarms, powered by mains electricity supply with a 9 volt battery to ensure alarms still work in the event of a power cut. Testing your smoke alarms is important to ensure they are worki…
What to do with trips and cut out
Uploaded 23.06.2015 | Duration 1m 36s
Your electricity can be tripped by a faulty electric item, appliance or live wire being exposed. If your electricity supply cuts out, the consumer unit, or fuse board’s breaker will need to be reset.