[ 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

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

When is it time to rewire?

By | 2016-11-16T08:53:05+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: Commercial, Residential, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , |

As the years pass by, home maintenance becomes an ongoing job as general wear and tear occurs. Walls are patched and painted, fixtures and fittings are repaired or updated. But what about the things we can’t see? It can be tricky to know when your

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 in an Electrical Brown Out

By | 2017-04-19T02:46:32+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

What is an Electrical Brown Out? Have you ever experienced a time when your lights seemed dimmer than normal or you couldn’t get the kettle to boil? What you were experiencing may have been an electrical brown out. Brown outs often occur during storms, high

Electrical Safety in Your Home

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

Electricity can cause serious and potentially fatal injuries, especially to children and pets. Learn what to do and what to avoid to ensure that your home is safe for your family at all times. Here are Captain Electric's Do's and Don'ts.... Do! Keep appliances regularly