Author: tony

How Outdoor Lighting Can Protect You

We’ve moved the clocks back, dark nights are coming in earlier, and stumbling in the dark is not an option anymore. Having a motion-sensor enabled light by your front door means you’re not looking for your key in the dark, and can also keep unwanted visitors at bay. Whether you’re a business owner or a…

Do you trust your Electrician?

All too often we see the aftermath of poor electrical work, electrical faults, and ‘bodged’ jobs, and it’s scary to think of how many customers we’ve helped in the nick of time from any of the above. We pride ourselves on our skills and expertise, so we thought we’d share a little more about what…

Working from Home: Creating the Perfect Office

Lockdown restrictions seem to be fluctuating depending on your area, and many are choosing to continue to work from home for both safety and convenience. But there’s more to ‘working from home’ than just desk space. We’re going to talk you through some electricals you may or may not have considered adding to your home…

Wrong Kind of Fried

We got called out to a home in Folkestone to have a look at their range cooker. As both a gas and electric cooker, the owner wasn’t sure which part was faulty. Whenever they turned the oven on, it would begin to warm up. Then, with no rhyme or reason at all, the electrics would…

How to safely hire an Electrician during the Lockdown Wind-down.

Electricians have, thankfully, been considered Key workers throughout the pandemic; which means emergency call-outs were still possible. But in the wind-down of Lockdown, with people heading back to work and schools reopening, is it safe to call an electrician in for more than emergency work? And if so, what can we do to keep ourselves…

Lighting design

As you can imagine as an electrician we are used to working all over the county helping people’s ideas become a reality, which is the satisfying part of the electrical industry.     At the moment we have taken the decision to only carry out emergency works, which takes out that part but I have…

Electrician Corona Virus

Pope Power your local electrician has now ceased trading through the lockdown. However to relive a little anxiety, I have decided to offer a FREE electrical emergency call out service to all residents of Folkestone and the surrounding area during the lockdown period. If you have lost your power supply or have had a dangerous…

18th Edition update

Are you up to date.   The 18th edition of the wiring regulations came into effect on the 1st of January 2018. Pope Power as your local electrician is here to get you up to date. There are many changes to keep you your family and your place of work safe. Why not call us…

Fault finding

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Switching To Energy Saving Bulbs

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