Ideal Electrical Solutions (UK) Ltd
0131 258 2750

Trusted and reliable Electricians & Electrical Contractors in Edinburgh

Let our team of skilled Edinburgh electricians show you why we are one of the best Electrical Contractors in Scotland.

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Trustworthy Edinburgh Electricians

IES strives for exceptional quality and outstanding customer service, boasting an award-winning team of fully qualified and insured electricians in Edinburgh and an office team eager to bring their expertise to your next electrical project.  Our client base is varied, from local residential homeowners, landlords & letting agencies right through to large hotel groups, premier league sports teams and universities.

Operating mainly in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas you can be sure that whatever the project IES is an electrical contractor firm that you can trust.

Safety checks

Conducting an EICR test.

EICR Tests

Keep your Edinburgh property legally compliant and ensure it is safe by conducting mandatory EICR tests.

EICR testing & reports
Electrician from IES conducting PAT tests in Edinburgh.

PAT Testing

Portable Appliance Testing (known as PAT), is an essential aspect of health and safety in both residential and commercial settings.

PAT testing
Emergency lighting testing and maintenance.

Emergency Lighting

Your Emergency Lighting should be tested at least once a year, if your property or business has emergency lighting.

Emergency lighting tests
Pushing the button as part of the fire alarm test.

Fire Alarm Testing

Looking for reliable and efficient fire alarm testing in Edinburgh?  We are certified, insured and SELECT registered fire alarm inspectors.

Fire alarm testing
An Ideal electrician during fire extinguisher testing at this Edinburgh premises.

Fire Extinguisher Testing

Ensure that your fire equipment meets all safety standards, we can provide same-day certificates to keep you compliant.

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CP12 tests and gas safety checks.

Gas Safety Checks

Looking for fully qualified Gas Safe engineers to provide same-day gas safety checks & certificates to ensure the safety of your property?

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Conducting legionella risk assessments (LRA).

Legionella (LRA)

Understand your legal responsibilities regarding Legionella Risk Assessments and how our specialists can help you stay compliant.

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Energy performance certificates (EPCs) for your property.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

In today’s era of energy efficiency, Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are essential in Scotland’s housing market.

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SELECT registered electricians in Edinburgh

Ideal Electrical Solutions is a reputable and dependable team of electricians in Edinburgh who are proud to say we have been members of SELECT since 2010, Scotland’s trade association for the electrical industry.  This accreditation reflects the company’s commitment to adhering to the highest standards of quality, professionalism, and safety.

Domestic electricians

IES offers residential electrical services, from safety inspections like EICR tests, routine maintenance to complete house rewiring and emergency repairs.  Committed to high standards our qualified Edinburgh electricians ensure that your domestic electrical requirements are handled with care, giving you peace of mind.

… and we’re also commercial electricians

We have experience in both residential and commercial electrical installations, we take pride in handling projects of any size and no job is too big.

EV Charging Point Installers

Need a EV charger installed?  Whether you are a home owner or a business owner, we can offer all EV chargers available to market for installation at your home or work.  Get in touch and one of our specialists will send you a quote.

Electric Vehicle charging point installers.

Electrical Services

Electrical repairs to a fuse board (also known as a consumer unit).

Fuse Board Replacements

Fuse Board Replacement & Upgrade Services – our electricians can check your current fuse board for problems and advise you if you need to upgrade.

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House being rewired by one of the expert electricians from Ideal Electrical.

House Rewiring

IES are a great choice for homeowners, landlords, and commercial property owners who require partial or full property rewiring.

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Installing electric heating systems & Dimplex storage heaters in Edinburgh.

Electric Heating

Looking for electric heating for your home, business or rental property? Ideal install high heat retention storage heaters, panel heaters, electric radiators, and underfloor electric heating.

Electric heating
Electric Vehicle charging at home using a WC2 Socket 7kW.

EV Charger Installation

Do you need an Electric Vehicle charger installed for your home or your commercial premises in Edinburgh?

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Install garden outdoor sockets and power to garden offices, sheds and garages.

Garden Power and Wiring

Are you looking for garden sockets, ambient lighting, power to a hot tub/jacuzzi, or to set up a fully functional garden office?

Garden power
Outdoor lighting electricians and garden lighting installers in Edinburgh.

Garden Lighting

Ideal are specialist outdoor lighting electricians and carry out outdoor and garden lighting installation and design across Edinburgh and the surrounding areas.

Garden lighting
Electrician working on a fuse board (consumer unit).

Electrical Repairs

Our electricians carry out electrical repairs, from the smallest repair of repair to a plug point through to fixing your storage heaters.

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Leonardo hotels lighting installed by Ideal Electrical.


Our skilled engineers specialise in various residential & domestic installations throughout Edinburgh and the surrounding areas.

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Electrician working on the stair lights.

Stair Lighting

IES electricians are experts in communal & tenement stair lighting repairs, installations and replacements.

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Smoke alarm detecting smoke.

Smoke Alarms

When it comes to the safety of your property, installing smoke alarms and heat detectors is a legal requirement in Scotland.

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Electrician from Ideal Electrical working on a data cabling installation.

Data Cabling

Data cabling for home offices, offices, retail units, shops and other commercial units.

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Defibrillator cabinet installation in Edinburgh.

Defibrillator Cabinet Installation

Ideal Electrical Solutions are proud to be qualified defibrillator cabinet installers covering Edinburgh & surrounding areas.

Defibrillator installation

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Who are the Ideal Electrical team?

We have a perfectly sized team of qualified electricians in Edinburgh but most of your initial dealings are likely to be with Lisa (our lovely office manager), Chris (operations manager) or Mark (managing director).  Together, we’re dedicated to providing you with the best service and electrical expertise.

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