It happens to the best of us: you are enjoying a good night’s sleep, only to be woken by the shrill beeping of your smoke alarm. It never seems to be a one off either; you go back to bed, only to be woken again. Clearly, something is wrong. But what is it? And more importantly, how can you make it stop? Randomly beeping fire alarms are one of the most annoying things you can encounter. There are lots of potential causes too. So let’s get acquainted with these noisy little lifesavers: here’s what you need to know! Continue reading
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
Are you starting to feel the heat of a classic Queensland summer? Don’t worry – there are a few things you can do to gear up for the heat. It’s quite amazing to think about the effect that the weather has on your home’s electrical systems. 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
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.
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
Each year more around 15 people in Australia are electrocuted by home electrical systems, many of them able to be prevented through the installation of safety switches on all circuits. In Queensland safety switches have been mandatory in all homes built since 1992, but many Brisbane switchboards still do not have safety switches installed. As the leading team of electricians in North Brisbane, Mercury Installations explain the responsibilities for homeowners when it comes to installing safety switches in Brisbane in our latest post. Continue reading
Save your energy and your money in 2013
Well it is 2013 and it is definitely the season for air conditioning. Being an electrician in Brisbane, we are run off our feet with installations across the region. However we are never too busy to offer you some advice, so the following information is all about saving you money! These are our simple tips to help you boost your energy efficiency this summer. Continue reading
Choosing the right company for any electrical work is extremely important as they are responsible for providing energy and making sure everything is installed properly and meets the safety standards. Having a poor electrical job could end up causing you huge electrical problems such as short circuits, pricey bills and even fires. Here at Mercury Installations in Brisbane we understand how important it is to choose the right electrician and team and for this reason we would like to help you in your selection process. Continue reading