Our Blog

18
MAY
We are the champions… my friends! Last year I started sponsoring the Harpenden Harriers Under 11s, a local boys football team. Even back then, early in the season, I had a feeling I’d backed a winner: there was just something about the ...
4
MAY
The Best Electrician Job in St Albans If you just want a job as an electrician, please don’t apply for this one. I want someone who cares about the work, takes pride in the business and wants to contribute to (and benefit from) our growing r...
27
APR
It’s official: People love electricians! I recently came across a survey about property services and how much property owners appreciate their work. It was quite revealing, and suggests that the age-old ‘sharp intake of breath and pained...
20
MAR
Be great in the ordinary and extraordinary in your dreams! As kids, most of us were free to dream and enjoy our wild imaginations and expansive aspirations. So, when asked what we wanted to be when we grew up the answers ranged from astronaut and Pr...
6
MAR
It’s time to light up your garden! The Christmas lights have all been taken down, the mornings are getting lighter and the evenings lingering longer. Spring is fast approaching (20th March to be exact), and before we know it, we’ll all b...
10
FEB
I hear a lot of people with their stories of struggling to make ends meet and the tough, lonely world of setting up and running your own business. Maybe I got lucky, or maybe they just aren’t cut out for this type of endeavour, but for me, it j...
30
NOV
It’s getting darker sooner, so lighten up… It will not have escaped your attention, I’m sure, that the evenings are drawing in, there is a distinct chill in the air, and there are rumours of Christmas on the High Street. We are no...
11
NOV
Dreams fulfilled and goals achieved! Even after the tragic reality that I would never pull on the famous yellow of the Glory Hornet Boys and make my debut appearance at Vicarage Road hit home, I have wanted to be involved in football. My career took...
10
NOV
The Best Electrician Job in St Albans If you just want a job as an electrician, please don’t apply for this one. I want someone who cares about the work, takes pride in the business and wants to contribute to (and benefit from) our growing rep...
18
OCT
Rewarding awards and electrical innovation! There are few things which are nicer than getting recognition for what you have achieved. When it comes to charity, the joy is certainly in the giving. After completing a large project, the satisfaction of...
14
OCT

We are so happy to announce that we was not only finalists in the St. Albans Community Business Awards 2016 but we won the 'Business Growth Award'. We would like to thank both our Amazing team and everyone for your support in this journey so far!

9
SEP
Transition from the Sky to Terra Firma Sunday 28th August saw one of our brave KG electricians swap his voltmeter and wire strippers for a parachute and a prayer. Dan McGovern had been inspired by a conversation with fellow BNI member, Ron Overton, ...
5
SEP
It is generally accepted that British scientist Michael Faraday developed the earliest methods of commercial electricity generation in the 1820s and 1830s. His principles gave birth to what is now known as electromagnetic induction and is the most co...
23
AUG
I’ve been posting short blogs on the website for about nine months now, and it has taught me a lot. It was initially done as a marketing and education exercise: trying to get Google’s attention while sharing a few top tips about electrica...
28
JUL
For us, here at KG Electrical, it is all about delivering the best possible customer experience: safely, efficiently and always with a smile. Our entire business has been built on doing a great job and winning more work through the recommendations an...
15
JUL
It was just another ordinary day for KG Electrical electrician Dan and his apprentice Connor as they arrived at a 1960’s house in St Albans to rewire the kitchen. I say ‘another ordinary day’ but in reality, no two days are the same...
8
JUL
The Best Electrician Job in St Albans If you just want a job as an electrician, please don’t apply for this one. I want someone who cares about the work, takes pride in the business and wants to contribute to (and benefit from) our growing rep...
5
JUL
Have you checked your smoke alarms recently? One of my regular customers’ smoke alarm went off in the middle of the night recently. After resetting it and diligently checking that there was no fire (and with a second alarm already in the house...
16
JUN
A surge for tea at Euro2016  You may have noticed there has been a lot of football on the TV recently, and there is likely to be for some time to come – if the home nations stay in the competition that is! Back in the day, a popular urban...
19
MAY
Summertime and the lighting is easy… The 1934 George Gershwin jazz classic, Summertime, always provokes evocative feelings of the promise of warmer days to come. At this time of year, our thoughts turn to BBQ’s, garden parties and invit...
10
MAY
How do you know if I’m any good? It is the age old question when scanning the internet or local ads to find a plumber, mechanic or electrician. How do you know if they are qualified, can be trusted or are even any good? For some people, it is ...
4
APR
Here are my five top tips for saving on your electricity bill… 1. Switch things off! I know it sounds like common sense, but it does make a difference. Lights in unoccupied rooms and plugged-in appliances that are not being used cost money. I...
23
MAR
An RCD could save your life! I am amazed at how many houses I go into that still do not have a Fixed RCD life-saver fitted. In fact, it is astonishing because it is estimated that 2.5 million people receive a mains electric shock in the UK each year...
3
MAR
Which qualifications should your electrician have? To work as a fully qualified electrician, you need to have passed a City & Guilds Level 3 examination. This typically takes two years of study and certifies that the person should be competent. ...
22
FEB
Staying safe from electrical dangers in the home If you think of all the things that electricity can do, you would have to conclude that it is one of the most important things in our lives today. It powers our lights, heating, cooking, gadgets, smar...
8
FEB
The Best Electrician Job in St Albans If you just want a job as an electrician, please don’t apply for this one. I want someone who cares about the work, takes pride in the business and wants to contribute to (and benefit from) our growing rep...
25
JAN
Why does it cost £70 to change a lightbulb? Well, I would like to claim that the style and panache with which we change the lightbulb is worthy of the price alone and is the envy of ordinary electricians all over the world. But the real reason...
18
JAN
What has electricity and netball got in common? As with all sport, the real deciding factor is passion. So often you see games where the best side loses out to the one that believes most, has a greater desire to win and plays as a unified team (rath...
13
JAN
We are looking for an experienced electrician to join an exciting and fast growing team of electricians and apprentices. The company is based in St Albans and work will mainly be in this and surrounding areas, regular jobs also come up in Hertf...
4
JAN
MAVERICKS INK BRIGHT NEW SPONSORSHIP DEAL WITH KG ELECTRICAL   KG Electrical sign sponsorship deal for 2016 season Mavericks Excited to Welcome Local Businesses onto the partnership roster We are delighted to announce that KG Electrical,...
15
DEC
How to manage your fairy lights this Christmas!   It is that time of year again when the box of decorations is retrieved from the loft, or from above the cupboard in the spare room. In amongst the tinsel, the baubles, the stars, garlands, glit...
7
DEC
…But the inevitable future, here today!   Less than twenty years ago, most people believed that an aerial and five channels could give them all the news and entertainment they could ever wish for. We had total faith in the unchangeable...