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Thank you very much

"...I am very happy with the work carried out by Carraher Electrical as they fitted special smoke alarms with flashing lights for my needs and found them to be very patient throughout as it was a complicated setup..."   Kindest Regards Michael J Monaghan
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Dangerous Motor Connections

Got a call to reconnect 3 Phase motor. The customer had tried to replace one of the contactors themselves. The motor and wiring were in a dangerous condition. We informed the customer that the wiring was not up to standard and needed replacing.
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Mushroom fixing not fitted properly

From the pictures it can be clearly seen that the mushroom fixing was incorrectly used and caused the lights in the house to fail. The insulation was fitted approx 5 years ago, but the fault only came to light recently. We had to cut out the insulation. Then we had to chase out the wall,…
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Burnt RCBO

[caption id="attachment_1998" align="alignleft" width="150"] Lucky escape[/caption] This customer had a lucky escape, see previous blog regarding burnt fuse unit.
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Dangerous risk of fire

Found to day in a house in Sallynoggin. The customer called  to say the fuse kept blowing. The fuse unit had burnt out and was overheating. This could easily have caused a fire.
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Electrical sockets and switches can cause fires.

[caption id="attachment_1544" align="alignleft" width="150"] loose connections[/caption] If a switch or socket feels warm to touch, then something is very wrong. You will often get an unusual smell (fishy smell). Do not ignore these signs. Unplug any appliances or switch off switches. Call an electrician if you are not sure what to do.
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