Fire and Smoke Alarms to Be Mandatory in ALL Homes in Scotland

lit match and smoke alarms edinburgh

In Scotland, only rented homes and new builds are currently required by law to have a mandatory minimum number of smoke alarms and heat detectors fitted. However, this law has recently been updated and in February 2022 new regulations will come into force and apply to ALL types of housing, including privately owned. Why have […]

Do I Need a New Fuse Box?

Fusebox replacement in Edinburgh

Consumer units, more commonly known as fuse boxes or fuse boards are extremely important devices in the home. Hidden away in a cupboard they play an essential role in protecting the occupants of a property against fire and electrocution. However they need to be up to the job if they are to detect a fault […]

Latest Sponsorship & Magazine News

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Capital City Electrical Sponsor School Football Team  Gylemuir Primary School’s P5 football team will look very smart when they play their next football match due to the generosity of Edinburgh electricians, Capital City Electrical. They have provided brand new football strips which were badly needed by the team. The P5 team are looking forward to […]

Looking for an Electrician in Edinburgh – Video

Looking for an electrician in Edinburgh video

Electrical work can be dangerous,  so finding a skilled, fully qualified electrician is essential in order to get the job completed safely. Watch our short video to find out how Capital City Electrical can help. We are experienced, affordable electricians in Edinburgh, providing a professional service every time.

Common Stair Lighting Repairs and Maintenance

Common stair lighting in Edinburgh

Until recently, if you lived in a tenement flat in Edinburgh (built before 1980) all common stair lighting repairs and maintenance was the responsibility of Edinburgh Council. Unfortunately this free service came to an end on 1st July 2016 for blocks of flats where every flat in the block is privately owned. Since this date, […]