This blog section contains articles of personal opinion pieces.

Working on a job recently with a kitchen fitter I hadn’t met before, I was amazed at his speed and skill; in just over 24 hours, he’d transformed an empty shell of a room with wall units, base cupboards and he was already busy fitting the worktop. There was still a lot to do, but the amount that had been achieved and the quality of the work to that point was quite something. When I remarked upon it, he shrugged his shoulders nonchalantly and told me he’d been doing it for thirty years.

Not to say that all scammers are stupid... but these dickheads give themselves away.

Purple Bricks, save yourself from 'commisery' by paying my invoice.

Two faultfinding jobs in the past eighteen months have resulted in payment problems because the client perceived my speedy resolution to their power problems to be “too quick”. Let’s have a closer look at the flawed logic of that...

Early on in the wiring regulations, page 21 of the big yellow book in fact, is Regulation 134.1.1 which states “The installation of electrical equipment shall take into account of manufacturers’ instructions”, but what happens when the manufacturer says something eye-rollingly daft?