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Grant for rewiring owner occupied homes

Grants are available to older people to cover the costs of rewiring, central heating(where none). If the annual income of all householders is than €30,000 for the full grant. It drops to 30% for incomes between €50,000 and €60,000. There is no grant for households where the gross income is above €60,000. If you need…
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Emergency call out, no supply Monkstown.

Got an emergency call out to Monkstown as a customer had no electricity. After checking her neighbours, we determined the fault was in her apartment. 2.5 hour round trip walking, got it sorted fairly quickly. Thanks to Evelyn for her help. Photo of Evelyn and me on the way back. De Vesci Place in the…
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Emergency call out, no central heating

Got a call out to Cabinteely for no central heating from a very ill person. Due to the conditions, I had to walk to the house. Have it sorted and the central heating in now working ok.
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Burnt Main Fuse Dalkey

Got a call from a customer in Dalkey, who was worried about their fuse board. On inspection I discovered that the main fuse had started to burn. Unusually the fuse did not blow. We replaced the faulty fuse unit and the RCD beside it which had been damaged. As the fuse unit was in a…
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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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