Specialising in residential and commercial electrical services, we are dedicated to providing customer service that is second to none. Whether you need a small wiring fix or a full refurbishment, we can get the job done right.
We cover Edinburgh & the Lothians, Fife and the Scottish Borders and are No1 for maintenance and repair.
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Founded by Mr Neil Donald in 2006, N Donald Electrical Services Ltd has served and partnered with some of the most prestigious clients across the region with one simple motto: Fast - Friendly - Reliable Electricians. As Ndelect has grown into a full service electrical company with thousands of satisfied clients across the Central Scotland region, this motto remains essential to how we do business today.
Exemplifying excellence and integrity in everything we do, Ndelect distinguishes itself through robust partnerships, exemplary service standards and a forward-thinking approach. Over the last 12 years, we have made significant strides in transforming our portfolio and branching out to cover all the needs of our clients. Our extensive knowledge and use of new technology and installation methods means we are always at the forefront of our industry.
The biggest problem our clients have faced over the years is invoicing and supply of certificates. We here at Ndelect have a system in place where as all our electricians have iPad’s and fill out work order forms and material lists on every job. Once completed, these are uploaded to a central drive and processed immediately, meaning, you get your information in real time.
Throughout our history, the key to our success has been a constant commitment to exceeding customer expectations while our unique business model puts our customers’ needs at the centre. A Group with a far-reaching vision, we offer up-to-date technology, years of expertise, outstanding performance, and most of all a desire to help our clients succeed.
We understand that renting your home privately or through a agent can be a daunting process. We can advise of the regulations and how best to implement them.
We offer a pre and post tenancy check, lighting checks, EICR, PAT testing, Fire detection and emergency lighting annual checks.
We install smoke alarms, (including newly approved 10 year sealed units) emergency lightning, smart home heating controls, burglar alarms, CCTV just to name a few.
Please contact N Donald Electrical Services Ltd if you require any advice.
We strive to save you both time and money by combining our 20 years experience in the trade, the highest quality parts and equipment, and our dedication to delivering exceptional service. We will not leave the job until you are completely satisfied.
We are members of NicEic and all our electricians are fully qualified and checked by disclosure Scotland for your complete piece of mind. All relevant insurance documents and qualifications are available on request.
Changes to smoke alarm and fire protection legislation in Scotland have been agreed. These changes, are to come into effect on 1st March 2019, will extend the already high standards of protection required for Fire and Carbon Monoxide (CO).
The proposals have been developed through a consultation process which originally began in September 2017 and have involved Housing Associations, Local Authorities, Letting Agents and Fire Safety Consultants. This will be a major change, being enforceable legislation through an amendment to the Tolerable Standard.
What has been proposed?
The new legislation states that all homes should have:
One smoke alarm in every circulation space on each storey, such as hallways and landings.
One smoke alarm installed in the room most frequently used for general daytime living purposes
One heat alarm installed in every kitchen.
All alarms should be interlinked.
Carbon monoxide detectors fitted where there is a carbon-fuelled appliance or a flue.
Will there be a requirement to link alarms?
There will also be a requirement for all alarms to be interlinked. Interlinking, or interconnecting alarms, means that all alarms in the home are connected so that if one of them is triggered, they all sound. Doing this increases the likelihood of occupants hearing and being able to respond to the alarm.
How do you achieve this?
You have two options, the first is hard-wiring. This is a method that has been around for a long time and essentially this means running a mains power supply and interconnect cable between all of the alarms in your home. In an existing building however, this would usually be disruptive and costly due to pulling up floors, installing unsightly trunking and general re decoration cost.
This is where the other option of wireless Radio Frequency (RF) interconnection comes in. Technology means that you now have the option to install the new 10 year sealed, wireless interlinked smoke and heat detectors for any non HMO registered properties. Existing alarms can also use RF bases under your alarms or insert RF modules into the alarm heads to achieve wireless interconnection and add further units. This means less disruption during installation and it increases the speed of installation. Cost will generally be in line with a mains powered system but the benefits of less install time and zero mess during install means this is now the preferred option.
How does the standard affect you?
For Private Landlords and Social Landlords, this standard will be added to your current standards. However, the biggest change will be for homeowners as although this will be in addition to BS 5839-6, it will be the first time in the UK that coverage will be enforced. This will be enforced by the Scottish Housing Regulator via methods such as Home Reports that are required when selling your home in Scotland.
We here at ndelect are experts in fire detection and the design of these systems and can advise whether or not you are meeting these standards.
A typical wireless 3 unit system ( 2 smoke detectors and 1 heat detector) will take around 45mins to install and is compatible with 80% of properties.
Costs are £295.00 and come with an niceic approved installation certificate. Other options like wireless controllers (To silence any activated alarms or to test the system) and carbon monoxide detectors can be add to form a complete detection system for your home.
Please speak to one of our installers for more advise.
Things happen when you least expect it, that's when were here to help. Some problems like rcd tripping can be resolved with just a quick chat over the phone or via facetime, others, require professional help.
We're here 24/7 to help in those emergencies.
We aim to attend to any call outs within 2 hours.
Contact Neil on the mobile number below if you require assistance.
44 Thirlestane Drive, Lauder, TD2 6TS Scottish Borders.
Monday - Friday: 8.30am - 5.30pm
Any call outs outwith these times will be classed as an emergency.