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ELECTRICS AND DECORATING

Electrics Adviceu

Nearly all electrical work must be carried out by a competent electrician who has been registered with a professional body. All electricians must be NICEIC registered. For further information see www.niceic.com. There’s a great deal to consider and it’s not simply about where electrical sockets are to be placed.  Lighting requirements for a room that is to be used as an office or a study will be very different from a dining room or lounge.

Think also about communication requirements and computer connections, alarms and audio equipment. Forward thinking and planning at the beginning of your project are essential for an integrated system.

The electrical work for the outside of your new home needs consideration too. External lighting can vastly improve security and give your home a very welcoming approach. Make the most of patios and other outside areas and make provision for lighting them well and including external power sources for barbecues, audio equipment and the like. You’ll be able to make the most of every part of your new home right from the start.

iDecorating Advice

The choices for decoration are endless. Contemporary or traditional? Paint finishes or wallpapers? Or both? Where do you start? It all depends on your priorities. A busy family may choose practical washable finishes rather than ones that will easily mark. If your family have grown and you’re building your retirement home you may view things differently. Whatever your personal preference your Haldane Fisher branch can provide many of the materials and equipment you will need to decorate your home. With specialist paint mixing facilities available to colour match fabrics and other accessories, choosing your colour scheme may take some time!