Top tips for managing electrical appliance risk

Electrical appliances are a common source of fire and represent an increasing risk for real estate customers to manage. A recent spate of faulty appliances has caused a number of major fires throughout the UK. In London alone, one fire each day involves household white goods – with 90% of cases stemming from appliance faults or electrical supplies.

This article looks at the risks posed by various electrical appliances and how brokers can help real estate customers to manage these risks at their properties.

Topics covered:
• A flurry of faults.
• Monitoring and responding to faults.
• Purchasing safe appliances.
• Electrical socket use.