The reliable electrician serving Cardiff, Penarth and Dinas Powys

I’m Simon Portillo, the reliable electrician Cardiff hires for commercial and domestic work. Recent appointments include electrical inspections, RCD tripping and installing new consumer units.

I’m based three miles from the city and respond to customers electrical concerns throughout the week. I reply to calls and emails quickly and work for customer satisfaction.

Customers hire me for electrical work because:

I’ll help you choose the right appliances, accessories and light-fittings before you buy.
I’m up-to-date with the latest wiring regulations and provide the correct documents.
I’m a registered electrician with City and Guilds qualifications. You can view my CRB check and insurance documents before hiring.
I’m recommended by their friends and family.
I accept credit cards- useful for unexpected lighting and power problems ahead of payday!
The NICEIC covers my work with their platinum promise.

What are people saying about my work in Cardiff?

Marc Salmon – “I contacted Simon following an electrical disaster for a third opinion. Simon came across as very kind, professional and genuine. He completed a partial re-wire at a very fair price. His work was superb, particularly a high attention to detail. He was very conscientious. Simon is now my ‘go-to’ electrician and I cannot recommend him enough.”

David English – “Excellent service. Reliable, efficient, dependable. One of the most genuine and trustworthy people I have had the pleasure of meeting. Thank you so much, Simon.”

Elinor Plow – “I would 100% recommend Simon for all your electrical works.”

Jane Grant – “Simon was very punctual and did a great job. The cost was fair. Lovely guy; I’ll definitely contact him again for other electrical work!”

Sue Roberts – “An excellent electrician. Simon is extremely reliable, does a good job for a fair price and most of all is a very clean worker and clears up any mess. He takes the trouble to communicate so you know when he’s likely to be there.”

Recently submitted questions:(click on the arrow for answer)

Q.Hi Simon. I am buying a property in Wellright Road. The seller has paid for an electrical inspection which highlighted the house needs to be rewired. I am looking for local electricians to provide costs and how soon it can be done. Is this something you would like to quote for?

A. Hi, Yes, i would like to quote to complete that for you. Please let me know when would be convenient to meet you at the house. Thanks Simon

Q.Dear Simon Portillo. I have several security lights installed around the perimeter of my property on Plasturton Place which have just started to operate the rcd. I am looking for advice on what to replace them with as they are 10 years old. I look forward to hearing from you.

A. Hello. Thanks for your message. I am working in Talbot Steet on Wednesday and if convenient could call late afternoon to take a look at what lighting would work best for you.

I’m the helpful, reliable electrician Cardiff customers choose for advice, installation and maintenance with:

  • High output, low power consumption light fittings to suit all styles and budgets.
  • Socket outlets where you need them.
  • Comprehensive electrical inspections providing an overview of the property you want to purchase.
  • RCD tripping trouble-shooting.
  • Older rewireable fuse boards replaced with new consumer units that provide additional protection from electrocution and fire.
  • Power supplies for sheds, garages and log cabins and much, much more!


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