Domestic electrical services in Southend, Essex

As domestic electrical contractors with 50 years’ experience of working with homeowners in Southend and Essex, Gainsborough Electrical Services have the knowledge and experience to handle all your home’s power, lighting and heating needs. From underfloor heating, additional power requirements in attics, extensions, conservatories or gardens to external security lighting, we’ve got you covered.

We offer free quotations and a quick, efficient and clean service to most local areas within an hour. All domestic works, including Part P, are insurance backed by the NICEIC. We guarantee our works for 12 months.

All our employees are fully trained and DBS checked. They always carry ID, are fully uniformed and arrive in our sign written vans. We are also Trading Standards Approved.


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Top FAQs about domestic electrical jobs

Is our fuseboard safe?

We can’t tell you without inspecting it first. Complete the form to make an appointment for a free quotation.

What is an RCD and what does it do?

RCD stands for residual current device and it is a safety trip required for all circuits using 13 amp sockets and lighting.

Does my lighting need to be earthed?

Yes, to comply with current regulations and because metal light fittings are used.

Do you carry out electrical inspections?

Yes, complete the form and we can book a visit to provide a competitive quote.

What is Part P and why is it important?

All electrical work carried out by our employees has to conform to Part P, which forms part of the Building Regulations. It states that anyone carrying out electrical installation work in a home must make sure that the work is designed and installed to protect people from fire and electric shocks.

Our domestic services

  • Free quotations
  • Electrical (inspections) installation condition reports
  • Full / part rewires
  • Replacement consumer units
  • Fault finding and repairs
  • Security lighting
  • Garden lighting and power – Patio heaters, ponds, etc
  • Additional lighting or power points
  • Garage and shed electrical supplies
  • Underfloor heating
  • Heating control wiring

Find out more about our commercial and industrial electrical services

I would like to thank you and your Staff for the very professional clean and efficient manner that your company carried out the rewiring of my Sister in Law’s new home and would not hesitate to use your company again. Therefore I have no hesitation in recommending you to anyone who might be thinking of using your services.

Again many thanks for all your help and know I will use your company in the near future.

Mike Lee

I would like to thank you your services, providing replacement Electrical board and updating my electrical points.

Very tidy and competent friendly employees.

This was provided at very competitive price.

I have no hesitation in highly recommending you.


Thank you so much for sending Mike round to reposition the 13 amp socket

Very polite and helpful, I would certainly be using you again and will highly recommend your company.

Thank you Alan and your team, please pass on my comments to Mike.

Ian Cranstone - Laindon, Essex

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