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Don't die for DIY

by Gareth Evans

Are you sure the person giving you online advice regarding electrical installation and maintenance is a registered electrician? Don’t put your life at risk by following advice from YouTube DIYers.

The web’s full of DIY instruction videos. But the fact is that, even if they claim to be experts, these online DIYers don’t always know their stuff…

Electricity can be extremely dangerous, so why would you take the risk of relying on these non-regulated videos and put your life in the hands of a potentially unqualified person?

You should never follow online electrical DIY advice if you’re not 100% confident that it’s been provided by a fully qualified, registered electrician.

Watch our series of ‘Don’t Die for DIY’ videos to meet Mike Power, whose YouTube posts seem to offer useful electrical DIY advice. But all is not as it seems…

Find an electrician

If you need any electrical work done in your home, the best option is always to get a competent person to do the job for you. You can easily find a registered electrician on: www.electricalcompetentperson.co.uk

And if you’re in Scotland, you can visit: www.certificationregister.co.uk