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Electrical Information in Australia

Electricians in Australia are among the most common tradesmen you will find in this country. They are responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing electrical systems and equipment. There are a variety of different types of electrician jobs that they can do depending on their skillset and experience level.

The type of work being done can vary from installations to troubleshooting or repair work. Electricians must have a wide range of knowledge about various aspects of electricity such as wiring, power generation, safety codes and regulations, construction techniques etc., which is why it's important to hire one who is qualified or certified by an electrical association.

An electrician can install a variety of different systems that use electricity. Some of these are for lighting, security, and fire alarms. They can also install heating, air conditioning, and even power for televisions and computers. Electricians can install new systems or work with existing ones to make the most out of their facilities.

Electricians must have a wide knowledge base of electricity if they are going to be working on different projects that involve power. They typically know how to read blueprints and wiring schematics, as well as what materials will be needed for any given project.

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What is a Tradie

A skilled manual worker in a specific trade or craft is known as a “Tradie” (trade specialist). Read more…

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What is Test and Tag?

In essence, test and tag is a means of making sure that electrical appliances are safe to use. Read more…

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Downlight Installation Cost

Have you been thinking of installing downlights? Downlights can offer more light or alter the ambience of a room. Read more…

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Electrician Call Out Fee

Electricians are often needed for emergencies. Sometimes, they may need to be called out at the last minute. Read more…

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VIR Cable in Electrical

When you inspect the wiring system in your home, VIR Cables may come to mind. Read more…

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What is Cable Trunking?

Cable trunking is a great way to run several cables through a single path. Read more…

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How Much does Electrical Wire Cost?

Electrical wires can be made from copper, aluminium, or steel and prices may vary depending on the materials used in their construction. Read more…

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What is Electrical Wire?

Electrical wire, also known as ‘wire’ or ‘electric cord’, is a flexible electrical conductor with high durability used in electrical wiring. Read more…

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What is an Isolator Switch?

An isolator switch (Safety Switch), is an electrical switch that interrupts the flow of electricity when the switch is turned off. Read more…

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Ceiling Fan Installation Cost

Ceiling fans are inexpensive in comparison to other appliances, such as air conditioners. It also uses significantly less electricity. Read more…

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Cost to Replace a Switchboard?

If you’re reading this, chances are you have a problem with your electrical system and may need a switchboard upgrade. Read more…

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How Much Does It Cost to Install Smoke Alarms?

The cost of installing smoke alarms can vary depending on the type of alarm, the size of the home, and the complexity of the installation. Read more…

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How Much Does It Cost to Install USB Powerpoints?

There are many different types of USB powerpoints. However, the most common type is a single-port USB charger that plugs into an electrical outlet and offers one standard 2.1 amp output for charging your device. Read more…

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How Much does It Cost to Rewire a House?

The answer is complicated. There are many factors, such as how old the wiring is, the size of the home and what type of wiring system it has (copper or aluminium). You can read more about it at Specifier…

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Awnskitwe (Smart Starter Kit)

By using the awnskitwe you can convert a standard electrical installation to a smart electrical installation that usually includes Gateway, Wireless Master switch, Smart light switch and Smart single PowerPoint in a single package. What is a awnskitwe? Awnskitwe is a universal electrical installation that consists of the following components, Gateway, Wireless Master Switch (optional), Single Power Point Indicator, and Single Pendant Stand. The Legrand Arteor smart starter kit is used as a central hub for all smart switches. The […]

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What is an Electrical Ballast?

A ballast is an electrical device used to stabilize the current in fluorescent lighting, cathode ray tubes, and thermionic vacuum tube devices. An AC voltage applied across an inductor may result in a higher current than the same voltage applied across an ideal capacitor of the same value. Read more…

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What is a Relay Switch?

A relay switch is a type of electromechanical device that controls an electrical connection, consisting of a switching solenoid or thermostat which controls the opening and closing of an electrical circuit. Read more…

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How Many Downlights Per Room?

Downlights are light fixtures that provide illumination downwards. Read how many of them you need in your house.

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