A recent joint study from Macquarie University and the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Co-operative Research Centre found house fires kill more Australians each year than all natural hazards combined. One of the major causes of residential house fires is faulty electrical wiring. Here are some warning signs homeowners should be sure not to ignore.
Your Light Bulbs Flicker Or Quickly Burn Out
The occasional flickering or dimming of a light isn't a sure sign of an underlying issue with your electrical wiring.
If you don't have any downlighting in your yard, it's time to talk to an electrician about adding those fixtures. You might think that downlighting only has interior benefits, but that's not the case. Downlighting is the perfect addition to any yard. If you're not sure that you need downlighting in your yard, read the information provided below. You'll find four important reasons to talk to an electrician about installing outdoor downlights in your yard.
Before buying a home, you need to have all its systems inspected and, more importantly, the electrical system. Doing so guarantees you safety and protects you from hidden hazards. Additionally, it is a requirement by the Australian Electrical Standards. During the inspection, your electrician will check all the ground wires, fuse boxes, and outlets to see if there are exposed or worn out parts. Below are more of the reasons to do this.
Hiring a commercial electrician can be a nerve-wracking experience. It is especially so if you have not worked with a commercial electrician in the past. Below is an article detailing the considerations you should make when hiring a commercial electrician.
Ask For References and A Portfolio
Ask the electrician to provide you with some references. Interview the references to determine the contractor's experience and work ethic. For instance, you would want to know if the contractor meets deadlines, how they resolve disputes, and whether they are reasonably priced.
If you're building a new subdivision in South-East Queensland, then you have to plan out a power supply for the project that meets the approval of the Energex network. In addition to a reticulation network that delivers powers to the homes on the land, you might also need to incorporate other electrical functions like street lighting.
You can't simply do this work yourself. You will need to hire an accredited electrical subdivision consultant.