Consumer Units & Fuse Boards
Consumer Unit Replacement & Installation
Domestic consumer units receive the main electrical supply and distribute it to the individual circuits throughout your home, managing all aspects of electrical safety to its occupants. It is therefore crucial that your Fuse box is checked frequently and replaced or repaired when not up to standards.
"A problem with your homes consumer unit could mean no power to the whole of your home or worse a fire." Always get a registered expert electrician, like us (NICEIC registered), to replace and install your old fuse box.
Active Electrics have been installing Consumer Units and replacing RCD's in Peterborough homes for many Years. We can advise on your homes requirements, carry out a full Electrical Installation Condition Report (E.I.C.R) and always provide signed certification with every install, our work is also 100% guaranteed*.
We are happy to discuss all projects you require, simply give us a call on: 01733 233927; or click the button below.
*Parts are only guaranteed by manufacturer where applicable
What is a Fuse box / Consumer Unit?
Fuse boxes or Consumer units play a crucial role in managing your homes electrics preventing electrical shocks and fires. A fuse board monitors and detects the current in each circuit and will trip the system if it is being overloaded to protect the premises and its occupants. Legislation for Consumer units is continually being updated so it is important that they are installed by a qualified professional with upto date credentials.
Active Electrics ensure that all fuse boxes are fitted and tested correctly using up to date regulations.
How much does a consumer unit installation cost?
There are, of course, many factors that can affect the cost of replacing a fuse board. Some of these factors include the size of the building, the amount of ring mains your property has and the specifications of the consumer unit your project needs.
Active Electrics average customers investment required to install a consumer unit is around £300.00. We can supply and fit or simply fit your new fuse board and certify your installation. During the installation of your new unit we also check for any other faults with the properties electrical wiring.
If you require a quote for your fuse board replacement, we would be happy to discuss your project or arrange an appointment to inspect your property. You can call us on 01733 233927 or send us an email via the contact form.
For more costs of our electrical services please view our Price List
For more information on Consumer unit Costing we recommend looking at the which sites guide to Electrician Costs
How long does it take to replace a fuse board
It usually takes us half a day to remove your old fuse box and install a new consumer unit. As with anything of safety we like to make sure the job is done properly and that any complications are expertly managed. This means we often allow a day to install a fuse board and sometimes 2 days if the consumer unit being replaced is particularly old or the property has many rooms.
We provide an estimated timeline for completion on all quotes, where applicable, and will certify your installation once we have expertly checked the consumer unit and wiring for any further faults.