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Consumer Units in Fleetwood

The consumer unit (traditionally known as the Fuse Board) is the most critical part of your domestic electrical system, from which everything flows. That’s why it’s vitally important to invest in a modern consumer unit that can cope with the intense electrical demands of the modern home.

‘Consumer unit’ a technical term for the box that contains the circuit breakers, fuses and incoming mains power in the home. Due to continual improvements in electrical safety, many consumer units in the UK are obsolete yet many homeowners aren’t even aware of this.

Replacing consumer units in Fleetwood is certainly not a job for an amateur, yet it need not break the bank either.


As of 2001, all British electrical installations have been required to incorporate residual current device (RCD) protection. This ensures that the unit safe when electricity is supplied outdoors. When a fault occurs, the RCD device trips and cuts power.

Even if you don’t have any outdoor sockets, the law says that your consumer unit must feature RCD protection for all cables that are embedded into the wall of the property, with the exception of alarm circuits.

Professional installation is essential to ensure consumer units in Fleetwood meet the most recent 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations.


Experienced installers from Evans Electrical will supply a brand new, fully compliant 17th Edition Consumer Unit. Our fitting price includes the cost of the hardware, and appointments are available seven days a week.

Once the new consumer unit is fitted, ordinarily you will need to notify their local authority of the upgrade – Evans Electrical can process this notification on your behalf to save you time and hassle. There is no charge, it’s all part of our standard service.

The installer will also test the consumer unit and give you a safety certificate, known as the BS7671. Please ensure you keep this certificate in a safe place for future reference.

Contact Evans Electrical

Evans Electrical is a NAPIT Approved electrician. All of the electrical work we undertake is guaranteed, and we’re registered with Checkatrade for your complete peace of mind.

For a no obligation quote on replacing your consumer units in Fleetwood, please contact our electricians today. Feel free to browse our electrical services.