Let’s Talk About Mains

By | 2017-07-04T10:08:37+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , |

Alongside upgrading your switchboard (see our blog post HERE), it is beneficial to review your current mains supply to ascertain whether it is adequately servicing your home. Mains cables go from your switchboard to the incoming power supply point, either to aerial power lines in

10 Hot LED Strip Lighting Design Ideas

By | 2017-07-02T06:47:19+00:00 July 2nd, 2017|Categories: Creative, Design, Interiors, Residential, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , |

When you hear ‘LED strip lighting’ do you immediately think of kitchen cabinet lighting? Whilst this is definitely a great application of LED strip lighting, there are SO many other options. But first – what exactly is LED strip lighting? An LED strip light is

[ VIDEO ] When is it Time to Upgrade my Switchboard?

By | 2017-05-31T10:05:30+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Commercial, Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , |

Like anything else in your home, switchboards need a little TLC and maintenance from time-to-time. It is a good idea to take the time to consider whether your switchboard is ready for an upgrade, as old, out-dated switchboards can be both dangerous and inefficient. In

Top Tips for Electrical Safety with Children

By | 2017-05-31T09:38:27+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , |

If you have children or have spent time with children you will know that curious little minds tend to lead to curious little fingers in power points and other places they generally shouldn’t be! Even the most diligent parent or caregiver can’t always foresee the

[ VIDEO ] Electrical Defect Notices Explained

By | 2017-04-19T02:46:32+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Categories: Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , |

Has your Electricity Distributor issued you with a defect notice and turned off your power? What do you do now?? Read on or watch the quick video above to learn more about your next steps. What is an Electrical Defect Notice? A Defect Notice is

We’re hiring!

By | 2017-04-19T02:46:32+00:00 November 29th, 2016|Categories: Employment|Tags: , , , |

Captain Electric is a successful, family owned, growing maintenance electrical company based in Ringwood East. At Captain Electric we pride ourselves on exceptional customer service and communication and we are seeking enthusiastic tradesmen to join our friendly team. If you are the electrician we are

Assessing the Condition of Your Switchboard: Is it Time to Upgrade?

By | 2017-02-25T01:19:55+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: Commercial, Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It is a good idea to take the time to consider whether your switchboard is ready for an update, especially if your home is 30 years or older. What is a Switchboard? An electrical switchboard is a device that sends electricity from one or more

Seven Questions You Should Ask Your Electrician

By | 2017-04-19T02:46:32+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Categories: Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you are hiring an electrician, you want to make sure they are up to the job. Dodgy electrical repairs and wiring can be dangerous and could lead to further problems down the track. The best way to tell whether or not the electrician you are talking to

What to do when your Safety Switch (RCD) keeps tripping

By | 2016-06-28T01:11:55+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Categories: Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks, Videos|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you have a safety switch (RCD) that keeps tripping and are not sure what to do? This would have to be our most common phone call but luckily there are some easy steps you can do yourself to try and fix the problem. In

Our 4 Tips for Selecting the Perfect Light Fitting

By | 2017-04-19T02:46:32+00:00 May 28th, 2016|Categories: Design, Interiors, Residential, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , |

When it comes to choosing the right light fittings for your home or renovation project, looks aren’t the only thing that count. The light fittings you choose will affect the entire atmosphere of your home or office, and can even have an impact on your