There can be a number of reasons why you are getting a crackling line.
- The telephone extension wiring in your house has perished may be cracked or the outer casing split especially if the cable is running under a carpet and not around the edge of the skirting board also watch out for the carpet grippers as the cable could have the gripper nail through it.
- There could be a fault on your main incoming line which will transfer to every telephone point in your house.
There are 2 reasons why you get no dial tone on your telephone line.
- There is a fault on your internal extension wiring causing a short that will effect every telephone socket in your house.
- There is a fault outside from your supplier either from the telegraph pole or the green cabinet in the street, getting them to admit there is a problem is a challenge itself.
BT charges £130 call out including vat per visit, if you require a telephone extension they will charge you another £75 on top of that making the cost £205 see here http://www.bt.com/pricing/current/Misc_boo/1393_d0e1.htm BT to come your home to diagnose a fault or telephone problem will charge you £130 – if the problem is outside your home then the charge will not be made, but if the problem is found to be in your home expect to pay the £130.
The telephone engineers listed on this website charge you less than what BT charges.
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