Has it been a while since you last booked an electrician to take a look at your home? If so, don’t stress – you’re not alone. But you do need to act. Electrical maintenance is important for more reasons than we can explain here. And that’s simply because electricity is the vital component of almost everything we do. It’s how we stay warm, cool, connected and more. Like anything, electrical systems do need maintenance as well – they’re not simply a set and forget solution. So let’s dive in to some of the many reasons to get your electrical maintenance up to date. Continue reading
It often seems like everything we do needs electricity. And to some extent that’s true – you may have come to realise that after your last power bill! With power prices on the rise, we need to become smarter with how we manage our electricity. Luckily, it’s not too hard. There are a few simple tips and tricks you can use to lower your power bill. To help you get started, we have listed a few of our favourites below. Continue reading
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
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
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
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.
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.
Stay safe in your home by taking precautions with electricity. A few small considerations can keep you and your family safe. If you ever had a doubt or are in an emergency, call an electrician to assist immediately.
Electrical work needs to be completed by a licensed electrician, and choosing the right tradesman will ensure that your building is both safe and functional. How then, do you choose an electrician, who will perform their job well and leave you with a satisfied smile on your face? Here are some of our best tips for choosing a quality electrician. Continue reading
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