Smart Electrics FAQs

You can find answers to frequently asked questions below. If you don’t find what you are looking for please feel free to contact us.

Yes – please feel free to contact us to make an appointment for a free estimate.

Smart Electrics accept all major credit and debit cards and PayPal. We can also accommodate Google Pay, Android Pay and Apple Pay. We can take payment at your home, over the phone and via BACS. Our invoice will show our banking details. If a payment method isn’t listed or shown please feel free to ask us.Credit & Debit cards & mobile payments accepted illustration

Our normal business hours are 9:00am – 5:30pm on Monday to Friday. Work on Saturdays, Sundays and evenings can be arranged upon request.

We also offer a 24/7 call-out service for emergencies. Public holidays and urgent call outs are dealt with as an emergency response.

This will depend on a number of varying factors such as:

  • How urgently you require our services
  • The materials that may be needed to complete your job
  • The technical requirements of your job

We will always give you an estimate of costs involved, and allow a cooling off period unless it’s an emergency. In an emergency it’s all about getting you back up and running safely and as cost-effectively as possible.

Why not check out our customer reviews to see why so many are happy with our services and use us as their regular electricians?

Yes – absolutely!  Smart Electrics have many years experience in dealing with everyday electrical issues as well as the out of the ordinary parts of the Electrical trade.

We take pride in our technical expertise and hold numerous accreditations and industry memberships.

Yes we can help with electrical, telecoms or security system works for both domestic and commercial insurance claims.

Please feel free to contact us.

Smart Electrics are located in Basingstoke, Hampshire. We primarily cover Hampshire but will happily consider requests from customers in Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Sussex.

Yes – regardless of whether you are with BT, Virgin, Sky, TalkTalk or any other service provider, Smart Electrics can deal with any telecommunications issue in your home or business.

Absolutely! We tailor alarm and CCTV systems to suit your home or business needs. As you would expect from a professional installer, we have security solutions which enable you to check in on your home or business, regardless of where you are and can also automate security alerts to your mobile device(s).

No, but please bear in mind we are unable to guarantee a call out if a maintenance contract isn’t in place.  However, we will always do our very best to accommodate you if you’re in an absolute pickle!

Yes, Smart Electrics founder Alastair Toal is a qualified HV SAP (High Voltage Senior Authorised Person) and has studied under the AP15 course title.

Absolutely – our services can be tailored to assist your business with subcontracting opportunities – be it electrical, telecoms or security systems, we can help. Please feel free to contact us to discuss your requirements.

As required, we work with a number of trusted and highly skilled partners to ensure our customers expectations are fulfilled.

This includes Steve from Defensor Security – an SSAIB (Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board) approved security installer. Our professional relationship with Steve goes back over 15 years and we have worked together on major and complex security projects.

We also have a professional relationship with Porton Fire Services Ltd – an FIA (Fire Industry Association) member. Steve & Halle have provided fire system installations for some of our major contracts.

If you are interested in working with Smart Electrics please feel free to get in touch. We are always looking for exceptional, trustworthy and highly skilled contractors to work alongside our company.

We most certainly do and have been trained to work amongst vulnerable and those at risk. This includes dementia awareness, infection control and patient/resident confidentiality.

Yes – Smart Electrics founder Alastair Toal served 5 years as a team leader in a banking sector data centre, being trusted as a critical services shift leader.

Alastair is trained and experienced in critical infrastructure management and is fully aware of correct processes and protocol in such a sensitive sector.

Yes we certainly can, with knowledge of many manufacturers and system types we are able to take over maintenance of equipment no matter who the installer was.

Like every responsible business we are taking the issue with COVID-19 and other diseases hazardous to the health and wellbeing of customers with utmost respect. We have control measures in place to mitigate risk as far as reasonably possible. At Smart Electrics we have been following guidance from Public Health England, the World Health Organisation and Trade associations. Our vehicles, tools and clothing are cleaned regularly throughout the day and undergo a deep clean after every shift reducing the potential of spreading pathogens amongst the population. Our procedures are assessed on a daily basis to make sure we are compliant and safe, if needed we will implement changes straight away if required on the guidance of experts, this flexibility enables us to operate as safely as possible.