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COVID 19 Emergencies

During this period we are only carrying out emergency works. These works include 1.No electricity. 2.No hot water. 3.No supply to central heating. 4.Sockets not working. 5.Lights not working. If we cannot help you over the phone to clear the problem, we will call out. When we call out, please allow us to wash our…
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Covid-19 Update Due to the current situation with the Covid-19 virus, Carraher Electrical will be covering emergency calls. So if you have no electricity, no sockets, cooker lights etc working we will call out and help you. All non emergency works will be deferred until after the crises.
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Periodic Inspection Reports and Thermal imaging

Thermal Image of fuse board taken during Periodic Inspection Report While carrying out Periodic Inspection Reports we take Thermal Image Photographs to ensure there is no overheating of equipment. The above image was taken of a fuse board. the high temperate of 30C was caused by a contactor.
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Solar PV Electricity

Carraher Electrical is now a registered company with SEAI for the installation of Solar PV. We can design, install and test Solar PV systems and assist in grant applications.
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Recessed lighting can be dangerous

Even when recessed lighting is installed correctly, over time it may become dangerous. If halogen bulbs are used a tremendous amount of heat is transferred into the space between the ceiling and the floorboards above them. If someone moves the cables while doing some other work it may bring the cables into contact withe the…
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Danger of using non certified electricians

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_rKjXBHZXM Earth wire permanently liveWe got a call to a house in Dun Laoghaire to repair a faulty extractor fan. When we removed the cover from the fan we discovered that the bare earth wire was permanently live.
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Burnt Switch Fuse

Periodic Inspections could have prevented this type of occurance Danger of Fire from overloaded Switch Fuse
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