When to Call a Licensed Electrician

Electrical problems can appear out of nowhere. One moment, your house is perfectly lit, and the next, you’ve either lost all of your electrical power, or notice certain devises may not be working. To ensure the safety of the public, performing your own electrical troubleshooting in Australia is illegal; any and all installation, troubleshooting, and electrical repairs must be completed by a licensed electrician. Still, there are a number of hospitalizations that occur yearly as a result of inexperienced electricians attempting to complete their own electrical work. If you’re not sure when to call a licensed, sutherland shire electrician, take a look at some of the …

How to Choose a Licensed Electrical Contractor

Australia is full of electrical contractors; with variations of the trade ranging from service to new residential, and finally commercial, understanding what kind of electrical contractor is right for you is a must. Because choosing an electrical contractor can be difficult, we’ve compiled a list of the key things to look for when choosing an electrical contractor.

 

Licensed and Bonded

 

A licensed electrician is the only kind of tradesman you want to work with. Because unlicensed individuals cannot guarantee their industry knowledge or experience, working with an unlicensed electrician is likely to result in poorly completed work, and (in some cases) cause even more electrical issues …

What Kind of Electrician Should You Look for?

Electricity is everywhere; from your household to the brightly lit streets of your nearest city. As such, the need for electricity and electrical service is imminent. With so many different types of electrical projects and disciplines, how do you identify what kind of electrician you will need to complete your next electrical project? In this post, well take a look at the three different electrical categories (residential, service, and commercial), and explain when to contract that type of electrician.
Residential Electricians

The term “residential electrical project” is reserved for projects that qualify as new construction, and are zoned in residential subdivisions. This means any new houses and …

Electrical Safety Basics for Families

As parents, it’s only natural to want to do everything in your power to protect your children. In your diligence to keep them out of harm’s way, you may have realized that the electrical circuitry in your very home can pose a serious safety risk to the members in your household. In this blog post, you’ll learn the basics of electrical safety for families so that you can continue to keep everyone you love as safe as possible.

 

Invest in Receptacle Safety

For homes with toddlers to elementary age children, investing in plastic receptacle plugs or tamper resistant receptacles can be a lifesaving decision. As we …

4 of the Most Common Electrical Issues Homeowners Have

Maintaining your home’s electrical integrity is a huge priority for many homeowners; not only does properly functioning electrical components increase your quality of life, it also helps to maintain your home’s resale value. If you’re a new homeowner wondering what kind of electrical issues you are likely to run into, take a look at the 4 most common electrical issues homeowners’ experience.

 

Flickering Lights

 

If you’ve ever entered a room in your house, only to be greeted with a strobe-like flashing coming from your overhead lighting, it is likely that you are experiencing some sort of electrical issue. Homeowners are able to conduct some self-research by …