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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…

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

There is a generally recognised method of approaching fault-finding , which is referred to as the 5-Point FaultFinding approach… the most important factor in this method concerns attaining as much ‘information’ as possible regarding the ‘cause & effect’ of the fault, as follows…. Gather Information – Ask as many people as possible who where there,  when &…

Switching To Energy Saving Bulbs

In the 19th century, the first practical incandescent lamp was invented by Thomas Edison and Joseph Swan. Since then there has been significant improvements in different types of bulbs and their efficiencies. There are different types of lights or lamps  around, and they all being designed with a conceived image in mind. Major types of …