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Solar Panel Installation complete

We have just completed the installation of a 4kW PV Solar Panel System in Cabinteely. We installed 7 panels on the roof of the house and another 7 panels on the shed in the back garden. The customer can use the electricity generated to do whatever they wish. We also installed a solar boost which…
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Emergency Call out today

Got an emergency call out today. When we called to customer their main switch was burnt out. Luckily we carry spares and had the electricity back on in less than an hour. The customer was very happy. When we call to a house during the Covid-19 crises we use gel to clean our hands before…
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Emergency Call outs Covid19

We had a number of emergency call outs this week to homes where the sockets were tripping out. If your sockets are tripping out, please unplug all appliances and try and reset the trip switch. If the switch stays up, commence plugging in each appliance and switching it on. Hopefully then you will have found…
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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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