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

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

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

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

Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives

By | 2017-04-19T02:46:32+00:00 April 4th, 2016|Categories: Commercial, Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks, Videos|Tags: , , , , |

Smoke alarms aren’t the most exciting household item but they can make all the difference in the event of a house fire, giving you and your family early warning. Since 1997 smoke alarms that are connected to 240V mains power are also a legal requirement