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Electricians do a variety of work to ensure electrical items function efficiently, safely and to the correct building regulations and standards.



New work and rewiring

Many people take electricity for granted. With older homes the wiring might need replacing - and must be carried out by a qualified electrician. Electricians rewire homes and commercial buildings for safety reasons because old wiring can cause fires and electrical shocks.

Electricians can provide electrical reports to show you the current state of the electrics in your home or office. This will show you any potential electrical problems. Electricians recommend that this check is performed at least every 10 years.


Testing & Certification

Electricians must ensure the safety of all electrical installations in the home or commercial premises. Electricians will check for any deterioration or safety concerns. Electricians should test and certify electrical work in accordance with the Australian Standards. Work carried out by electricians should only be done in accordance with the appropriate regulations and standards.
Electricians are continually trained on the latest regulations which impact on both domestic and commercial properties. Make sure you ask your electrician for their qualifications and you can check preofessional requirements with your local industry association.

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Domestic and commercial lighting must be installed by a qualified electrician. Electricians can also help you with lighting design and layouts, and advise you on how to save energy with energy saving fittings. Lighting is important for security and electricians can offer solutions for security lighting. Many people also want to have lighting to improve the outdoor appearance of their property. Garden or any other outdoor lighting must also be installed by licensed electricians.

Fuesbox upgrades

Electricians can also repalace fuseboxes to further enhance the safety of your electrics. As part of any wiring upgrade, fuseboxes should be checked and replaced if necessary. As with any electrical work, electricians should test and certify any fusebox upgrades or repair.


Security System Installations

Security systems can be designed by electricians for residential or commercial applications. The specification and cost can vary greatly depending on the complexity of the installation. Experienced and qualified electricians can provide solutions that will fit your requirements and budget.
Even the most basic of intruder alarms can provide security, however you can have fully monitored alarm systems, which offer an even greater deterrent to burglars. Monitored alarms can contact Police when a break-in has occurred.
Electricians can also install electric entry systems, as well as CCTV systems. Electricians will design a system which can be integrated with alarm systems. Electricians can also combine these solutions with outdoor lighting to offer greater security.


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