Why You Need A Surge Diverter

Surge protection systems supplied by electrical companies in Melbourne are designed to protect appliances and electronic items from power surges and any other potentially damaging interference there may be on power lines. Not everybody has one, but they are worth the investment, particularly if you live in an area that often has electric storms with lightning. Reputable electrical companies in Melbourne stock good quality surge diverters that Precision Electrical and Plumbing can install into the main switchboard in your home,…

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An Electrician’s Top Safety Tips

Research shows that most electrical fatalities in Australia are caused by faulty appliances and other consumer equipment. Only about 35 percent of deaths are caused by fixed wiring. This means that even though you have a home with top quality wiring fitted by a registered electrician, if the electrical equipment you use in your home is not up to standard, you could be at risk. Precision Electrical and Plumbing advises clients to buy equipment that meets the AS/NZS 3160:2010 Standard….

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How To Reset The Safety Switch

When the power goes out it can be difficult to know what to do. Not all of us are electricians after all! Luckily, there are easy ways to find out what is causing you problems. It’ll frequently have to do with some appliance or heater that’s plugged in. In order to find the culprit you’ll want to check your circuit breakers and reset the Safety Switch. Checking the circuits on your switchboard is easy and in this video I explain…

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How To Reset The Safety Switch

When the power goes out it can be difficult to know what to do. Not all of us are electricians after all! Luckily, there are easy ways to find out what is causing you problems. It’ll frequently have to do with some appliance or heater that’s plugged in. In order to find the culprit you’ll want to check your circuit breakers and reset the Safety Switch. Checking the circuits on your switchboard is easy and in this video I explain…

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The Truth About Safety Switches

I’ve had a few questions from clients lately about safety switches. Most people don’t understand the difference between safety switches, circuit breakers or surge protectors –  so I thought I’d spell it out here. Why You Need A Safety Switch In Your Home Safety switches are designed to prevent injury or death by monitoring the flow of electricity through a circuit. They automatically shut off your electricity supply when current is detected leaking from faulty switches, wiring or electrical appliances in…

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