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THE LATEST FROM ORANGE FOX

Electrician Required

We are looking for an Electrician on a permanent basis to join our busy and friendly family run expanding business.  We have a reputation for quality and customer service and would expect the successful candidate to work to the companies ethos.

Electrician Required

We are looking for an Approved Electrician on a permanent basis to join our friendly and busy family run expanding business, with a reputation for good quality and customer service.

Lighting works

Happy customer and Illuminated forecourt

Electrician Required

Contact us for further details

Guestwick Pies and Puds

Great evening on Saturday for Guestwick Pies and Puds. Pleased to support our local village event

Reepham Festival – supporting local events

Our electrician’s were in attendance at Reepham Festival on Saturday 12th August. This is a community focused, family friendly musical extravaganza and profits are donated to charities.

Flooding

24/7 Call Out Service – water damage.

Make safe and disconnect

CHAS Accredited and Safe Contractor

Orange Fox Electrical Ltd has recently achieved CHAS accreditation and Safe Contractor approval – ensuring our continued commitment to Health and Safety

Petrol Station’s

We have attended 2 breakdowns recently related to petrol station lighting enabling sites to continue trading.

24/7 breakdown service

Temporary Site Boards

Temporary supplies are often installed by ourselves for building firms who are carrying out complete renovations on a property.

Emergency lighting

Some of our fleet on site in Great Yarmouth where our engineers are working on an ongoing project, installing new conduit, rewiring and replacing communal area emergency lighting, with new energy efficient LED units.

Bespoke Light Fittings

Whilst working for a local company we were asked to design and fit light fittings to a coffee shop

Cleaning up

A member of our small works department has just taken receipt of their new Hetty hoover, perfect for cleaning up on site.

Building Network Operator work

Our Building Network Operators specialists are working in London this week, following on from an extended team of 6 having spent the weekend on Oxford Street, London carrying out an installation.

Expanding fleet

As part of our continued growth we are pleased to have another new van to add to our fleet.

24 hour emergency service

Poorly installed downlights

Protection against thermal effects is becoming ever more prominent.

Our engineer has attended an address to find downlights ill fitted upon original installation.

Extension lead hazard!

Overloaded extension leads can be a serious issue, which can cause problems the eye cannot see as well as the more serious issue of house fires

Storm Doris Damage

Storm Doris causes damage to a residential electrical supply

Lighting

Installing a new patch panel to ensure safety and creating a more flexible lighting design

Danger!

After attendance at a property our engineers found that the planned work could not be carried out due to the dangers presented by old rubber cables.

LED flood lighting

Commercial customer in Norfolk looks to improve their energy efficiency and cut maintenance costs.

Radio Norfolk – Treasure Quest

Radio Norfolk and Orange Fox Electrical Ltd

Emergency Lighting

Emergency lighting installed for the safety of residents

Outside lighting

Norwich Car Dealerships forecourt now lit for the evenings

Control Panel Fault

Orange Fox Electrical were on site within the hour to attend to a fault which had stopped part of the site working.

Covering all of Norfolk

Working in picturesque Blakeney today

Faulty cooker circuit

Late into a Wednesday afternoon is not the ideal time to find that the cooker circuit fault is due to a screw penetrating the cable buried into the wall. Luckily the homeowners were able to source their tea elsewhere and have us back the next day to replace the cable.

The dangers of overloading a socket….

This socket was found whilst on our routine visit to site, the appliance which was plugged was taking too much load and as a result melted the plug of the appliance into the socket.

Service with a smile

Our engineers were working late into the evening last night repairing flood lighting at a busy industrial site in Norwich this evening.

Unfortunately a little beyond a blown fuse……

A recent job in Norfolk where we attending alongside a heating installation firm led to us being able to assist in bringing the heating back for this family.

Monthly Routine Lighting Checks

A sample of 2 of the sites lighting checks which we carry out monthly.

Kitchen Electrics

Poor electrical workmanship in a kitchen leaves potentially dangerous exposed joints

Prevention is better than cure

A regular customer of ours has a basement which was prone to flooding during heavy rainfall. This prevention measure installed by us means that the customer no longer needs to worry about this happening.

New Van

As a business we pride ourselves in keeping all our ‘tools’ in good working order. This includes when necessary replacing older vehicles to ensure reliability.

Dangerous Situation

A pub sign had been damaged by another contracts van and had left a potential dangerous situation on this pub car park.

24/7 Emergency Call Out Service

High level lighting

Petrol station lighting call out.

Too Hot!

Better to be safe than sorry when you have sockets getting hot, 24/7 service

Bang! 24/7 service

We recently attended a job as a customer had drilled through an underground cable causing the electrics to trip.

How safe are your electrics?

Getting your electrics checked is one of the most overlooked maintenance tasks when owning or buying a property. It’s easy to take the wiring system for granted, but just because ‘it works’, doesn’t mean there aren’t underlying safety concerns.

Flooding

Inspection, testing and rectification works have been ongoing following recent flooding of a commercial premises in Dereham last Thursday night.

Lighting and Ventilation

Our IPAF trained engineers were working through the night last week at an industrial site near Norwich, servicing a high level extraction system and warehouse lighting.

Fire Damaged Property

Assessing the electrical installation in a property following a fire, which fortunately resulted in just property damage and no injuries, all thanks to a functioning smoke detection system being in place.

Testing

Installations should be tested at regular intervals, to ensure continued electrical safety. Often when purchasing a property, hidden gremlins due to deterioration or poorly carried out work as in this case, can be an expensive unwelcome surprise…

BNI

Orange Fox Electrical have been accepted into BNI Norwich, our head of estimating and design Neville Drewry, is standing as our member and we can say with some confidence that we are already starting to see the benefits of becoming a member.

Safe Contractor

Orange Fox Electrical are proud to have passed their assessment with Safe Contractor to become an Approved Member.

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