What is a Consumer unit?
The consumer unit is the brains of your electrical installation. It is where all the switchgear and protective devices are housed. As technology advances and the more strain we put on our electrical systems at home it is more important than ever to have the most current levels of protection available.
When should I change my Consumer unit?
Consumer units generally need replacing when: They are outdated- if you have an old consumer unit, the chances are that these will need replacing. Especially if you are having any other issues, such as switches tripping regularly. Generally, any consumer unit without an RCD needs an upgrade..
How much will it cost to replace my consumer Unit?
You should expect to pay in the region of £450 to £650.