Electric heating system installation & repair

Fir or repair storage heaters & electric radiators

Same day callout in SE postcodes

Rates from £90 per hour

We offer a range of electrical heating system services, from installing new storage heaters and radiators to repairing existing systems.

Our team can also upgrade your heating system to more energy-efficient options, such as smart heating controls. We can provide a full assessment of your property’s electrical system and advise you on the best heating options for your needs.

With the increasing cost of fuel and the desire to reduce carbon emissions, electric heating systems have become a popular choice for many property owners. These systems are efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly, making them a great alternative to traditional heating systems.

Electric heating systems work by converting electrical energy into heat energy, which is then used to warm your home or business. There are several types of electric heating systems available, including infrared, convection and radiant heating. Each system has its own unique advantages and disadvantages, so it’s important to choose the right one for your specific needs.

At SE London Electrical, we have extensive experience in installing and maintaining electric heating systems. Our team of skilled electricians can help you choose the right system for your property, ensuring that it is installed correctly and working efficiently. We also offer regular maintenance and repair services to ensure that your system continues to work at its best for years to come.

Types of Electric Heating Systems We Work On

Electric heating systems are a popular choice for many homeowners due to their ease of installation, low maintenance, and energy efficiency. There are several types of electric heating systems available in the market, each with its own unique features and benefits. In this section, we will discuss the two most common types of electric heating systems: storage heaters and electric radiators.

Storage Heaters

Storage heaters are a type of electric heating system that stores heat during off-peak hours and releases it during peak hours. These heaters consist of a series of ceramic bricks that are heated up during the night using cheap-rate electricity. The heat stored in these bricks is then released during the day, providing warmth and comfort to your home. Storage heaters are a cost-effective option for homeowners who want to reduce their energy bills and have greater control over their heating system.

Electric Radiators

Electric radiators are another popular type of electric heating system that works by converting electricity into heat. These radiators come in a range of sizes and styles, making them a versatile option for any home. Electric radiators are easy to install and require minimal maintenance, making them a convenient choice for homeowners who want a hassle-free heating system. They are also highly efficient, as they can be controlled individually, allowing you to heat only the rooms that you need.

Maintenance and Repair

Regular maintenance and timely repairs are essential for keeping your electric heating system in top condition. In this section, we will provide you with some tips on how to maintain your electric heating system and how to fix common issues that may arise.

Regular Maintenance Tips

Regular maintenance can help prevent major issues with your electric heating system. Here are some tips to keep your system running smoothly:

  • Clean or replace air filters regularly to ensure proper airflow and prevent dust buildup.
  • Check the thermostat settings to ensure they are set correctly and the system is working efficiently.
  • Inspect the electrical connections and wiring for any signs of damage or wear and tear.
  • Check for any unusual noises or smells coming from the system.

Common Issues and How to Fix Them

Despite regular maintenance, your electric heating system may still experience some issues. Here are some common issues and how to fix them:

IssuePossible CauseSolution
No heatThermostat issue, blown fuse, tripped circuit breakerCheck thermostat settings, replace blown fuse, reset tripped circuit breaker
Insufficient heatDirty air filter, malfunctioning heating element, faulty thermostatClean or replace air filter, replace heating element, replace thermostat
Strange noisesLoose parts, malfunctioning blower motor, air duct issuesTighten loose parts, replace blower motor, inspect and repair air ducts
System keeps turning on and offDirty air filter, malfunctioning thermostat, faulty wiringClean or replace air filter, replace thermostat, repair faulty wiring

If you are unsure how to fix any issues with your electric heating system, it is best to contact a professional electrician like us to diagnose and repair the problem. Attempting to fix the issue yourself may result in further damage or injury.

Benefits of Electric Heating Systems

Energy Efficiency

Electric heating systems are highly energy efficient, making them a great option for homeowners who want to save on energy bills. Unlike gas heating systems, electric heating systems convert all the energy they consume into heat, with no energy wasted during the heating process. This means that electric heating systems are 100% efficient, making them a cost-effective and environmentally friendly option for heating your home.

Cost Savings

One of the biggest benefits of electric heating systems is that they can save you money on your energy bills. With an electric heating system, you only pay for the energy you use, which can result in significant cost savings over time. Additionally, electric heating systems require less maintenance compared to gas heating systems, which can further reduce your overall costs.

Ease of Installation

Electric heating systems are relatively easy to install, making them a great option for homeowners who want a hassle-free heating system. Unlike gas heating systems, which require gas lines and ventilation systems, electric heating systems only require an electrical connection. This means that electric heating systems can be installed quickly and easily, without the need for major construction work or extensive planning.

At SE London Electrical, we understand the importance of having a reliable and efficient heating system in your home. That’s why we offer a range of electric heating solutions to suit your needs and budget. Whether you’re looking for a new heating system or need repairs and maintenance for your existing system, we’re here to help. Contact us today to learn more about our services.

Safety Considerations

When it comes to electric heating systems, safety should always be a top priority. As professional electricians at SE London Electrical, we understand the importance of ensuring that your electric heating system is installed and maintained correctly to prevent any potential hazards. In this section, we will provide you with some essential safety considerations to keep in mind when using electric heating systems.

Electrical Safety Tips

Electricity can be dangerous, and it is crucial to take the necessary precautions to avoid any accidents or injuries. Here are some electrical safety tips to keep in mind:

  • Ensure that your electric heating system is installed by a qualified electrician.
  • Regularly inspect your electric heating system for any signs of damage or wear and tear.
  • Do not attempt to repair or modify your electric heating system unless you are a qualified electrician.
  • Avoid using extension cords or power strips with your electric heating system.
  • Keep your electric heating system away from water sources.
  • Never touch your electric heating system with wet hands.

Fire Safety Precautions

Electric heating systems can be a potential fire hazard if not used correctly. Here are some fire safety precautions to keep in mind:

  • Ensure that your electric heating system is installed in a safe location away from any flammable materials.
  • Do not leave your electric heating system unattended for long periods.
  • Regularly clean your electric heating system to prevent the buildup of dust and debris.
  • Ensure that your electric heating system has proper ventilation to prevent overheating.
  • Install smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors in your home

If you need help with electrical heating systems, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team is always ready to help, and we are confident that we can provide you with the best possible service.

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