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Residential Services2018-08-06T05:40:22+00:00

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Brighter, budget friendly LED lighting

Adelaide Hills Electrician are the experts in upgrading homes with LED downlighting in the Adelaide Hills. With expert advice and knowledge, you can receive the latest in cost effective LED downlights to improve your homes lighting and reduce costs.

Benefits of LEDs

LEDs are extremely energy efficient, lighting up a space with a small amount of electrical current. LEDs do not heat up as they do not have a filament in them, reducing the risk of fire in your home. This also means that they are extremely energy efficient when compared to traditional light bulbs, where more than 80% of the electricity used to power them can be wasted on creating heat and not light. LEDs are solid state devices, meaning they have no moving parts. This results in LEDs being more durable, having a longer lifespan and even more savings for you with reduced maintenance costs.

How much can you save with LEDs

Whilst every households saving will be different dependent on the number of globes being used, layout of home, the electricity costs etc – we’ve provided a general example to help understand how considerable the savings can be when switching to the latest cost effective LED downlight technology.

Based on having 30 downlights in your home and the lights being on 8hrs per day, the savings are as follows:

  • 30 x 50w halogen x 8 hrs x 365 days x $0.40c per kilowatt hour = $1,752 per year
  • 30 x 10w LED x 8 hrs x 365 days x $0.40c per kilowatt hour = $351 per year

That’s an effective saving of $1,401 per year on your electricity bill.

Get in touch with Adelaide Hills Electrician today to receive your free LED Downlight installation quote. Call us on 1300 000 000.

House Rewiring

The older your home is, the more important it is for a rewiring inspection to be done. Although the wiring materials and techniques were once seen as the industry’s standard, they could be so outdated to the extent of posing danger to you and your home. The old, deteriorated wiring can be the possible cause of damage to your electric appliances, a fire and even electrocution at any given time. Older wiring may display rubber or cloth wrapped wires and metal conduits, clear fire and electrical hazards which should only be altered by a professional to prevent an accident.

Some signs that you need a rewiring inspection:

  • Fuses are blowing frequently
  • Light bulbs seem to not last as long
  • Porcelain fuses in your switchboard
  • Cabling covered in rubber or cloth

Rewiring is a serious task, and such should only be attempted by a professional electrician to ensure that the job is done right with no injuries. Contact Adelaide Hills Electrician for a free quote on getting your house rewired. Call us today on 1300 000 000.

Do you need a power point installed?

Many homes do not have enough power points. In particular this is true with older homes, which were not built in a time when so many electrical devices were needed. Adelaide Hills Electrician can help with your power point installation needs – whether that is upgrading existing points or installing new power points.

Adelaide Hills Electrician’s power point service includes:

  • Repairing existing power points
  • Upgrading single socket points to double power points
  • Testing power points with faults
  • Installing power points with USB sockets for fast device charging

Adelaide Hills Electrician are experts in installing power points for residents in the Adelaide Hills area.

Are you looking for an electrician to help with upgrading or installing new power points in your home? Call us today on 1300 000 000 for a free quote.

Get in touch with Adelaide Hills Electrician today to receive your free power point installation/upgrade quote. Call us on 1300 000 000.

Safety Switches and Surge Protection

A vital aspect of your electrical system is the safety switch. A safety switch has become more important as electrical appliances have become so prominent in everyday life, and a correctly installed safety switch will be able to prevent accidents and even save lives.

How safety switches work?

When a person makes direct contact with electricity, it is directed away from its main path in the circuit. A safety switch will detect this change in an electrical circuit and switches the power to the circuit off in as little as 0.3 seconds. Fuses and circuit breakers protect against short circuiting and current overloading, making safety switches the only effective method of protecting against electric shock.

Do I really need a safety switch?

Safety switches provide protection against injuries caused by electric shock. There have been fatalities related to electrical shock which could have been prevented with a safety switch, however most older homes do not have safety switches as electrical appliances were not as common. In 1991 it became mandatory in South Australia to have safety switches installed in all newly built homes and buildings where electric circuits where altered or added.

Call Adelaide Hills Electrician today for your free safety switch installation quote. Call us on 1300 000 000.

Switchboard

Protect your home and family with a switchboard upgrade. A common occurrence in electrical emergencies is not knowing what to turn off in a switchboard, which has the potential to create a dangerous situation or damage your switchboard.

Adelaide Hills Electrician can upgrade your switchboard to clearly label fuses and circuits so you know what to do if there is a power failure or emergency. AHE can also upgrade your fuses to safety switches to further reduce any potential hazards for you and your family.

Get in touch with Adelaide Hills Electrician today to receive your free Switchboard Upgrade quote. Call us on 1300 000 000.

Lighting

Adelaide Hills Electrician provide a vast variety of lighting services to either upgrade your existing lighting or install new lights. Our experienced electricians will be able to provide advice on different types of lighting for different types of rooms and will be able to work with you to create a suitable solution. Our AHE staff are also able to provide you insight on how to efficiently light up your home to help you save money on your energy bill.

Adelaide Hills Electrician are able to offer you these services:

  • LED Downlights
  • Kitchen Lighting
  • Bathroom Lighting
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Garden Lighting
  • Security Lights
  • Pendant Lights
  • Security Lights
  • Chandeliers

Our AHE staff are also able to discuss different methods of controlling your lighting settings, as you can now have systems implemented to control your lights from a smartphone or a tablet.

Get in touch with Adelaide Hills Electrician today for your free lighting quote. Call us on 1300 000 000.

Smoke Detectors

Adelaide Hills Electrician will help you sleep easier, knowing that you have a fully operational smoke detector that complies with South Australian Standards. Home safety for you and your family is a serious issue, which makes proper installation of functional and compliant smoke detectors extremely important.

Contact Adelaide Hills Electrician on 1300 000 000 for a free quote on smoke detector installation.

Data Points and Network Cabling

If you find that your home life has a lot of internet usage, you may want to think about installing a wired network. The benefits of this include high speeds, more bandwidth and stability for activities such as streaming media, online gaming and general internet use. Adelaide Hills Electrician have staff specialised in data point and network cable installations and reparations to do the job for you. They can work together with you to decide on things like where the modem should be placed, how many data points you need, where the cables run through, what rooms have connectivity and what cabling you need to match the internet speed you desire.

Our data point and network cabling services include:

  • Data network design, upgrade and repair
  • Data point installation and repair
  • Internet point installation and repair
  • Telephone socket installation and repair
  • Security installation (CCTV, Alarm system)
  • Antenna installation
  • Cable hub installation

All cabling work in Australia needs to be done by a registered cabler. Adelaide Hills Electrician assures you that you have nothing to worry about, with our specialised cablers able to meet your network and cabling needs while conducting themselves with professionalism.

Get in touch with Adelaide Hills Electrician today to get a free data point and networking quote. Call us on 1300 000 000.

Ovens and Cooktops

Oven and cooktop installations must be completed by fully licensed, insured tradespeople with experience in electrical and plumbing work. Adelaide Hills Electrician are able to help you with the installation of new kitchen appliances, whether you are upgrading from an older appliance or renovating the whole kitchen. Ovens and cooktops will be either gas or electrical, with a gas based appliance requiring a plumber to install the relevant components for it to work.

Types of Oven and Cooktop Installations

AHE are able to install both types of ovens into your home, the two types being freestanding and built in. Built in ovens are integrated directly into the kitchen surfaces and cabinetry. They are usually separated from the cooktop, which may be incorporated into a surface somewhere else in the kitchen. Freestanding ovens usually have the cooktop installed directly on top of it to create a single unit, and this can be fitted straight onto free floor space in the kitchen.

How Much Does an Oven Installation Cost?

The cost of installing an oven, is dependent upon the type of installation, number of appliances being installed, and location of existing power points.

The cost of installing an oven or cooktop will depend on the type of appliance being installed, the number of appliances being installed and the availability of existing power points.

Get in touch with Adelaide Hills Electrician today to receive your free oven/cooktop installation quote. Call us on 1300 000 000.

Bathroom Heater

Bathroom heaters will ensure that your bathroom is warm during winter. With a bathroom heater combination unit, your bathroom can have warmth, lighting, and an exhaust fan.

Benefits of a heater combination unit in the bathroom

Bathrooms are consistently one of the wettest rooms in households, making them prone to mould production if moisture is allowed to build up with a lack of ventilation. When moisture is allowed to build up on your bathroom surfaces, they become a breeding ground for bacteria which can turn your bathroom into an unhygienic and potentially hazardous one. This excess moisture also has the capability of damaging the fittings, fixtures and wall paint that you have in your bathroom as well.
An exhaust fan installed and fitted correctly will be able to extract the moisture from your bathroom, preventing excess moisture buildup and condensation from forming in your bathroom. A ceiling exhaust fan will also be able to filter out any unwanted odours from your bathroom and will be able to provide additional warmth when fitted with a heating light.

Bathroom Heater Installation requirements

The main requirement for a bathroom heater to be installed is sufficient ceiling space above your bathroom. Smaller ceiling cavities will be taken into consideration when choosing a suitable heater combination unit for your home.

Get in touch with Adelaide Hills Electrician today to receive your free bathroom heater installation quote. Call us on 1300 000 000.

Ceiling Fan

A ceiling fan adds functionality and design elements to your home. Contrary to what a lot of people think, they are useful in both summer and winter. During summer, using a fan will provide cooling to your home and in winter the fan can be used in reverse mode, which pushes warm air up to recirculate it around the room to gently warm the room. Using a fan is a great choice for families that opt to use a more natural, energy saving solution to climate control. Depending upon your preference, you can control your ceiling fans either through a new or existing light switch or with a remote control.

Adelaide Hills Electrician can help you with the following:

  • Fan installation and repairs
  • Supplying new fans
  • Fan wiring and rewiring
  • Exhaust fan installation and repair – Click on the tab for more information

AHE has professional electricians who will serve you with a smile as well as ensuring that your fans are positioned correctly for maximum efficiency. Our staff will also consult with you so that they can complete the work you need done in a timely manner while avoiding the disruption of your home life as much as possible.

Adelaide Hills Electrician will provide you a free quote for fan installations and repairs. Call us today on 1300 000 000.

Ceiling Exhaust Fans

Ceiling exhaust fans are a vital part of your home’s ventilation system, preventing water damage and mould buildup in your home. Not only do they extract moisture, they also get rid of any unwanted odours and fumes keeping to keep your air fresh and your surfaces dry.

Useful areas to have an exhaust fan in

Bathrooms and Toilets – Bathrooms are consistently one of the wettest rooms in households, making them prone to mould production if moisture is allowed to build up with a lack of ventilation. An exhaust fan installed and fitted correctly will be able to extract the moisture from your bathroom, preventing excess moisture buildup and condensation from forming in your bathroom. A ceiling exhaust fan will also be able to filter out any unwanted odours from your bathroom and will be able to provide additional warmth when fitted with a heating light.

Kitchen – A correctly fitted exhaust fan will remove all steam, smoke, odours and moisture from the kitchen while you cook. This will prevent your kitchen from building up odour and becoming stuffy.

Laundry – If you use a dryer, having an exhaust fan in your laundry is something you should consider. Laundry rooms are closed off to minimise the noise coming from laundry appliances, so it is important an exhaust fan is installed correctly here to extract condensation and prevent moisture and mould build up.

It is important to ensure that all your ceiling exhaust fans are properly fitted by a qualified electrician, regardless of where they are in your home. The kitchen exhaust fan, specifically, should be extracting air and moisture and depositing it outside and not into your roof cavity.

AHE has professional electricians who will serve you with a smile as well as ensuring that your exhaust fans are positioned correctly for maximum efficiency. Our staff will also consult with you so that they can complete the work you need done in a timely manner while avoiding the disruption of your home life as much as possible.

Fault Finding

Our Adelaide Hills Electrician staff are experienced in isolating any electrical faults and taking the appropriate corrective measures. By combining innovative techniques, the latest in fault finding technology and years of training and experience, you can rely on AHE to find all of the electrical faults you might have and prevent a future electrical failure before it happens.

AHE are able to offer these fault finding services to you:

  • Checking and testing for short circuits in circuit breakers
  • Checking and testing the fuse box safety switch
  • Checking for any poor connections overloaded with appliances
  • Surge protector installation
  • Testing all appliances for any basic electrical faults
  • Testing earth rods in the case of an earth fault
  • Ensuring that your electrical safety circuit will not overload or overheat

Our AHE staff use FLIR thermal imaging cameras to assist them during their work, increasing the accuracy and efficiency of their work. This device can help our electricians reveal any underlying problems before they cause any real damage. The thermal camera is also capable of measuring temperatures, allowing our electricians to protect themselves from any heat related dangers.

Contact Adelaide Hills Electrician today to find out more about our fault finding services and the equipment we use. Call us on 1300 000 000 for your free quote.

Home Renovations

Whether you have been planning on renovating for a while or have suddenly decided to renovate, Adelaide Hills Electrician will be there with you from the start of your journey til the end. Renovating your home with prior planning is vital to success, allowing you to save money and prevent issues coming up during the renovation. Our AHE staff will be able to work with you to understand your electrical requirements and design an effective electrical system to match your newly renovated living space. We will also inform you about the latest technology and solutions regarding energy efficiency to outline how you can save further on future energy bills.

Adelaide Hills Electrician guarantee you that our staff are punctual, well presented, professional and will complete their work to the highest industry standard. Through innovative strategies and thorough planning, AHE are proud to say that we provide not only high quality renovation services but amazing customer service as well.

Some of our home renovation services include:

  • Wiring/rewiring newly renovated rooms or areas
  • Climate control and ventilation systems
  • Home theatres and multi room audio features
  • Home security systems (Alarms & CCTV)
  • Lighting services
  • Electrical audits
  • Energy efficiency solutions
  • Solar power
  • Undertile heating

Call us today for a free home renovation quote today on 1300 000 000.

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