Sparky's Electrical Blog

What to Do If You Don’t Have Enough Outlets in Your Home

You need a place to plug in your newest electronics, but low and behold, there just isn't room. This scenario plays out over and over again, especially in older homes without a lot of outlets. Luckily, there are options. Try these tips: 1. Use Power Strips Power strips can help increase the number of available outlets you have in your home. You can buy strips that you plug directly into a wall or ones that have a small cord with a strip of outlets attached to it. Read More 

4 Steps to working successfully with electricians

If you need your home rewired or any electrical modifications made to your home, you must call in an electrician to carry out the work. For many homeowners, having a tradesman working in their home for a an extended period of time is a concern. Not many people have experience managing workers, and it can quite intimidating. How can you be sure that electricians are acting properly and that the outcome of the job will be exactly as you expect? Read More 

Are You Planning an Office Cable Installation?

Cables are a vital link in your business communications. They carry your business data around your offices and across the planet. In our digital world, cables are essential, without them the data doesn't flow and all the landlines, computers and other connected equipment in your business will soon come to a stop. If you need to have the data cabling in your office updated, or perhaps an entirely new company office cabled, then you will need to call an electrician who is experienced in data cabling. Read More 

Some Jobs a Level 2 Electrician Can Do for Homeowners

The average homeowner in Australia is considered to be a low voltage consumer of electricity. Most of these consumers get their electricity supply from the national grid and require an authorised electrician to link the power to their electricity meter box. In Australia, this a job for Level 2 electricians.  Unknown to many homeowners, Level 2 electricians can offer a wide range of residential electrical services other than mains electricity connection. Read More 

Why You Need to Prioritise a Home Electrical Inspection As Soon As Possible

Did you know that many people are injured across the country each year  due to electricity-related accidents at home? This is a sobering statistic, but it's hardly surprising when you consider just how many electrical appliances Australians use these days. What can you do to avoid becoming one of these unlucky people? Why You May Be at Risk If you haven't ordered a complete electrical health check for some time, there's no time like the present. Read More