Structured Cabling

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Companies are increasingly looking to technology to differentiate from their competitors. Communication with customers, whether by email, social media, or traditional voice channels offers a real opportunity to boost competitive advantage. As such, companies are investing in Structured Cabling to ensure that their networks can stand up to the demands of their user base and… Read more »

12 years old and 12 things we have learnt

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March 2014 saw the 12th year since NM Cabling began. This leads us to contemplate the 12 things we have learnt that must be considered for a professional data cabling project completion 1. Always use an expert in the field. Your expensive and critical IT, Telephone and CCTV systems are dependent on the cabling they… Read more »

Data Cabling – Hiding your AV Equipment

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IT Cabling – Residential Audio Visual Installations “To See or Not to See” Is it a Mirror? Is it a TV? Is it Both?   On every Residential AV Installation you have the decision to make of how much equipment do I have and where to have your equipment.   Equipment such as Sky Boxes,… Read more »

Questions to ask of your data cabling installer. No:10

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Is your installer: Removing waste from site and cleaning up after installation? All packaging and waste materials from site should be disposed of correctly in order to avoid hazards and for neatness of installation Dust and debris caused by drilling and installation should be cleaned up after installation Key Questions regarding waste removal Ask if… Read more »

Questions to ask of your data cabling installer. No:9

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Is your installer: Undertaking your installation when you wish and starting in time to meet your deadlines?   The best time for your installation is when it disrupts your operation the least. Would you like installation at night?, the weekend?, during closures for holidays? Would you like the option of 24:7 installations? Will the project… Read more »

Questions to ask of your data cabling installer. No:8

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Is your installer: Including everything in your quote with no hidden extras?   Make sure everything you require is included on the quotation or shown as an option. Items such as patch leads, data switches, containment, overtime, & expenses can be hidden extra costs which you only discover at the end of the project Key… Read more »

Questions to ask of your data cabling installer. No:7

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    Is your installer: Providing you with safe working systems?   Do you know the method of network installation at your premises and do you know it has been planned safely? Do you know which areas are at risk during cable installation and what areas to have your employees avoid?   Key Questions regarding… Read more »

Questions to ask of your data cabling installer. No:6

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    Is your installer: Carrying public liability insurance of £5M+   If there is an incident on site that causes considerable damage or even total destruction of your property does the company have the insurance backing to reimburse you fully? Who will be paying to put everything back to normal for you?   Key… Read more »

Questions to ask of your data cabling installer. No:5

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    Is your installer: Using premium brand cabling?   Not all systems are equal. Premium brands offer better performance and longevity Premium brands such as Hellermann Tyton, ADC Krone, Systimax, and Siemon.   Key Questions regarding cabling systems   Ask if the system comes with a warranty and what it covers Ask the installer… Read more »

Questions to ask of your data cabling installer. No:1

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    Is your cable installer an expert in the industry?   Data Cabling and AV Cable  installation is a specialist service with regulations and accreditations gained through training courses to fully meet manufacturer’s requirements.   Without these can your company be sure that the system being installed at your offices is safe, capable of… Read more »