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Switchboard Upgrades

Does Your Home or Business Require a Switchboard Upgrade?

If you’re like us, you’ve also experienced electrical outlets tripping or dropouts in your home power system. Oftentimes, the most likely reason is that your switchboard cannot bear the electrical needs of all the fittings, appliances and other devices in your home. As there are a lot of older houses on Brisbane’s northside and the Sunshine Coast, many of them have outdated switchboards that cannot meet modern electricity demands – especially if they haven’t been upgraded. Not only is this situation annoying, old switchboards represent a serious electrocution and fire risk. Don’t put your family or property at risk – Call Sparc Electrical on 0414 213 806 or email today to book in your switchboard upgrade.

Reasons Why You Need a Switchboard Upgrade?

Across Brisbane, Moreton Bay and the Sunshine Coast, we often see some very neglected switchboards. Many people aren’t aware of the signs that they may need a replacement. However, it’s important to know about the following symptoms to make sure you keep your family and your property safe. The most common reasons for a switchboard upgrade include;

Trusted Local Electricians

Our Master Electricians have been providing professional electrical services to residents and businesses on the northside and Sunshine Coast for years. We are proud of our safety record and every job is completed with the highest quality workmanship. Sparc Electrical provide obligation-free quotes and competitive pricing so you know you’re getting the best possible value for money. If you’d like to work with a team of highly skilled local electricians who treat your home like we do our own, please get in touch with us today!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Safety switches prevent people being injured by electric shock. It operates by measuring outgoing and incoming current to detect leakage of electricity through faulty fittings or appliances for example. If any leakage is detected, the safety switch will shut off the power by “tripping” and prevent electrocution. by ‘tripping off’ when a leakage is detected. In most homes and businesses. safety switches can be found installed in your switchboard.
Absolutely not! Safety switches are also known as residual current devices (RCDs).
Yes there is! As previously mentioned, safety switches (or RCDs) prevent electrocution of people. On the other hand, circuit breakers protect appliances from being overloaded with electrical current.

There are any number of reasons why this could occur. Most likely, it’s simply because of a faulty appliance on your electrical circuit. Some other possible causes include;

  • A faulty safety switch
  • Power surges
  • Ant or rat damage
  • Moisture on electrical circuits

Contact Your Local Electricians Today

As a local electrical company servicing the entire region north of the Brisbane CBD right up to the Sunshine Coast, Sparc Electrical are trusted by hundreds of local homeowners and businesses throughout SEQ. With a highly experienced team of Master Electricians on the road around the clock, our trucks are fully stocked and ready to help any time of day or night. We’re never far away when you need help with an emergency electrical service or even more routine maintenance. So if you need a hand to upgrade your switchboard, or any other electrical service for that matter, please give Sparc Electrical a call on 0414 213 806 or email today!