Power outages can happen for a variety of reasons in Brisbane, but storms and bushfires are the most common causes. If a power outage occurs in your home, the most important thing is staying calm and
Do you have flickering lights in your home? If so, you might have a simple problem that can be fixed in minutes, or your electrical system may be malfunctioning. Pinpointing the issue and ensuring that there's not a deeper electrical issue that can cause electrocution or fire is a top priority.
Extension cords are often the last item on a person's safety checklist. However, it's rare to have a home without at least one extension in use. Proper usage is a key safety concern because most people plug in their cord and never think about it unless an incident occurs.
According to a 2018 report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, hospitals reported up to 308 hospitalised cases with electrical injuries between the ages of 0-24. The team at Maines Electrical have put together a list of the most common electrical incidents involving children and the steps that you can take today to childproof your home from electrical accidents.
Are you planning on building a house? If you have not undergone this process before, there may be things you are unaware of. One of the biggest hurdles can be electrical decisions. This can not only affect the appearance of your house, but can have an impact on your bills in the future. You don’t want to make a bad decision now that is going to cost you more money further down the track.
Do you have problems with your hot water system? This can often be an annoying, unexpected surprise when you cannot get hot water to work. If your hot water isn’t working, there are a few reasons which you can check.
Are you aware of the electrical hazards around your house? Knowing potential hazards and being able to prevent them can help you avoid any electrical emergencies and accidents, such as fires or electrocution. So what are the most dangerous electrical hazards around your house?
Do you need an electrician? Haven’t found a reliable electrician in your area yet? It can often be daunting deciding which electrician to hire. If you choose poorly, you can end up with bad results, or a project that takes too long and costs too much.
Have you considered installing a security and CCTV system, but aren’t quite sure? It can be an expensive endeavour, which may result in you weighing up whether it is worth it or if you’re better off saving your money.
Maines Electrical is proud to offer a broad range of electrical services, both domestic and commercial. With 20 experienced technicians on hand serving the wider Brisbane and Gold Coast regions, Maines Electrical primed to offer quality service at an affordable price. Check out what services we provide in our latest article.
Getting your property fitted out with the latest smoke alarms is essential to ensure optimal safety and compliance with government legislation. In 2017 the Queensland Government imposed new smoke alarm requirements that will be required to be phased into homes over the current decade.
Do you know what signs to look for faulty electrical wiring in your house? Some people may notice the problem, however, you may not realise that the problem can be because of the electrical wiring.