5 Electrical Safety Tips For Your Home

Electricity is the backbone of all houses, and it has too many benefits to list. But it is also quite unforgiving. If you make a mistake when electricity is involved, the consequences can be serious. Luckily, you don’t have to deal with electricity too directly. All electrical work has to be done by a qualified and licenced professional. Still, it’s important to know the basics of electrical safety. That’s why we have listed five electrical safety tips for your home. Continue reading

3 Reasons Why DIY Electrical Work Is A Bad Idea

3 Reasons why DIY Electrical Work is a Bad Idea

When it comes to home improvement, the DIY movement is certainly gaining traction. Home renovation shows with a DIY theme are popular on TV and there is a lot to recommend getting on board. But there are some things that simply should not be done without the right qualification and licence. Probably one of the most notable of these is electrical. To highlight the dangers of attempting DIY electrical work, we have compiled a brief guide on why DIY electrical work is a bad idea. Continue reading

Why You Need a Licensed Electrician

Why You Need a Licensed Electrician

Every home needs a reliable source of electricity and to keep your home wired up well, your electrical systems will need periodic maintenance. As well as this, you might have some new fittings or appliances that need installation, or some old ones that need to be replaced. Doing all of this is not easy however, and in many cases electrical work poses a direct risk to your safety and the safety of those in your home. Continue reading

How To Choose An Electrician

How To Choose An Electrician

There are many electricians throughout Brisbane who claim to offer quality services, but unfortunately some are not of the same standard as others. Electrical work can be expensive and because of this, it is always ideal to find the best electrician for the job. Not only will this ensure that you are getting high quality service, it will also ensure that you are getting reliable electrical solutions and good value for money as a result. There is always the question however, of how to choose an electrician.

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NEWS: Delays Expected for Air Conditioning Installation

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Looking to have an air conditioning unit installed this summer? Take our advice and book that installation NOW, before that first wave of intense summer heat sweeps Brisbane and everyone hops on the bandwagon. You definitely don’t want to face that humidity without an air conditioner.

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Surge Protection this Storm Season in Brisbane


A single lightning strike or nearby storm activity is all that it can take to fry your appliances completely from the inside out. As storm season has already started with some significant electrical storms already here in Brisbane, it is well worth worth investing in protection, especially for your valuable equipment like Smart TVs, or computers.

Mercury Installation’s licensed electricians in North Brisbane can look after your domestic electrical needs including surge protection, lighting, and safety switch installations and we explain how surges occur, and what can be done to protect your electrical equipment in this post. Continue reading