Monthly Archives: April 2013


New aerial installation Loughton Essex IG10 www.andysaerials.com

Posted by in Blog | April 27, 2013

New aerial installation Loughton Essex IG10 www.andysaerials.com

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New aerial installation Loughton Essex IG10 www.andysaerials.com

New aerial installation Loughton Essex IG10 www.andysaerials.com

Saturday morning and were off to a new aerial installation Loughton Essex IG10. When we arrived we were horrified to see the roof, high, hipped, a loft conversion and the ground slopped away from the house making it very difficult to put our ladders on.  After chatting with my customer who wanted a new aerial and 3 points, we agreed a price and I gave a time scale for us to complete the work.  After a can of sugar free red bull and a smoke, I decided the best route up to the chimney stack would be by the front door, there is a small flat roof above the window which I could walk along and then walk up the gully and then slide down to the chimney stack.

Aerial Installer Chelmsford Essex www.andysaerials.com

Posted by in Blog | April 25, 2013

Aerial Installer Chelmsford Essex www.andysaerials.com

Friday 24th and our afternoon call is a new TV aerial Chelmsford Essex.  We had already been over to our customer and gave a price for taking down their old aerial, which was fixed to their facia board with a budget 6” bracket and replace it with a wall bracket and new aerial to one point.

I seriously got this one wrong!  When I quoted to replace the aerial and fix it to the gable end wall as we try not to fix to facia boards for so many obvious reasons…   I looked at the surrounding aerials and wrongly decided an aerial to one point would not need any amplification.  However when we arrived today we carefully took down the old aerial and set about fixing a heavy duty 18” wall bracket to the gable end wall.  We soon had the wall bracket up and fitted the large U bolts ready to receive the new TV aerial.

New aerial install with extra points Stansted Essex www.andysaerials.com

Posted by in Blog | April 23, 2013

New aerial install with extra points Stansted Essex www.andysaerials.comNew aerial install with extra points Stansted Essex www.andysaerials.com

Tuesday 23rd of April and it’s a heat wave!  I had been over quote this job last week and couldn’t have wished for a better day.  We had a new aerial to install with 4 points and the sunshine made the work soooooooo pleasurable.  We started by extending our ladders high to the extremely high roof which was absolutely lovely.  The roof had a wall all the way around the roof edge, with a flat centre and a flat outside edge, which we could walk around to admire the fantastic views 360degrees.

New aerial installation & extra points Chelmsford Essex

Posted by in Blog | April 22, 2013

New aerial installation & extra points Chelmsford Essex www.andysaerials.com

We had been to quote this job last week and our customer wanted Free-View instead of Sky, we looked at all possibility’s and disused where the TV points could go and where the cables would go.  When we arrived we took down the old aerial and neatly fixed a small pair of T&K wall brackets the end gable of the house.  Securing a Facarro log-periodic w/b aerial on to an 8ft 1” ½ alloy mast I dropped the aerial and mast into the T&K wall brackets ready to take some signal readings to see which way we were going to go with the aerial installation.

New TV aerial Blackmoor Ingatestone Essex CM4 www.andysaerials.com

Posted by in Blog | April 22, 2013

New TV aerial Blackmoor Ingatestone Essex CM4 www.andysaerials.com

Summer is on the way, and the temperature is slowly rising.  People are starting to smile and were off to Blackmoor Ingatestone Essex CM4 for an aerial repair/replace fault find.  When we arrived our customer thought I had installed the aerial originally but I knew instantly from the shabby taping of the aerial coax cable it was nothing to do with me.  I tested the TV point which had a Labgear 12v power supply unit on but my spectrum did not show any signal whatsoever.

New TV aerial Chelmsford Essex CM1 www.andysaerials.com

Posted by in Blog | April 20, 2013

New TV aerial Chelmsford Essex CM1 www.andysaerials.com

 

Last call Saturday afternoon and it’s a new TV aerial Chelmsford Essex CM1, couldn’t have asked for better weather, the sun was shining and we were in a south facing garden and the sun was beaming down, Happy people all round. I had been over to quote this job the previous Tuesday evening and met my customer.  As it was fairly late in the evening there wasn’t good light to survey the property but could answer all my customer’s questions and get an idea what they wanted.  I had originally stated I would use T&K wall brackets and fix the aerial on the rear of the house and run 2 new TV points.

New Aerial Installation Billericay Essex CM12 www.andysaerials.com

Posted by in Blog | April 18, 2013

New Aerial Installation Billericay Essex CM12 www.andysaerials.com

1st Call Monday morning and were off for a new aerials installation Billericay Essex CM12, what a treat, scaffolding around the house and no need to be lugging our ladders around.  After putting on my tool belt I grabbed a large 5 brick course chimney cradle and lashing kit and using the scaffolds ladders I took a stroll over to the chimney stack.

New aerial Wickford Essex www.andysaerials.com

Posted by in Blog | April 16, 2013

New aerial Wickford Essex www.andysaerials.com

Tuesday 16th April 2013 and our last call is a new aerial Wickford Essex.  We arrived to the nail parlour and was delighted to hear they wanted a new aerial on the back wall of the shop but wanted to run the aerial coax cable through the shop themselves.  With a good outside wall we got our ladders off and set-up and got a small pair of T&K wall brackets from the van

TV wall Mounting Essex

Posted by in Blog | April 14, 2013

TV wall Mounting Essex www.andysaerials.com

We are passionate about all aspects of our work, and always try to achieve excellence for all our customers.  We particularly enjoyed this Saturday’s work as we installed an aerial and cabled it into the loft and ran 3 points off of it, one of which to the sitting room where we wall mounted a TV for customer, which we are extremely proud of.

New TV aerial Mill Green Ingatestone Essex andysaerial.com

Posted by in Blog | April 11, 2013

New TV aerial Mill Green Ingatestone Essex andysaerial.com

Tuesday 11th April and were off to our 1st call of the day, a new TV aerial Mill Green Ingatestone Essex.  It was a typical April day wet!  And as always in the rain the roofs are nearly always slate which just adds to the fun of getting up to the chimney stack.  Slate in the rain is like ice you really do need to think where you’re going to place your feet.  To make things just a little more fun the beautiful cottage had 3 cables crossing over the front which made getting the large roof climbing ladder on the roof difficult.