Well.... this was an interesting find! Yep it is a pot, but hey... what are those wires coming out of it? What an interesting find. Yep it's a POT. But what are those wires coming out of it? Holy Moly, there is something electrical in this thing! I've come across all sorts of things in … Continue reading The pot!
It couldn't be... Well things could be worse, but not much... When an electrical contractor does work at your premises, they are supposed to carry out certain checks under Section 8 of the Wiring Rules (AS/NZS 3000:2018). These include checking the current carrying capacity of the consumer mains and whether the new installation is compliant. … Continue reading Not another one…
I guess this work wasn't checked... This is the connection of a circuit breaker for an air conditioner I recently had the unfortunate experience of investigating. Hmmm... Houston, I think there's a problem here? Can you see what the problem is? Hmmm... Is this connected properly? I am not sure!!! Whoops, this air conditioning installer … Continue reading Uh Oh
Hmmm... If you have been following this blog for a while, you will realise that I am continually harping on about compliance and compliance certificates. The following picture clearly shows why. On the other side of the black panel are all of the circuit protection. Circuit breakers, fuses and main switches. The person who installed … Continue reading What’s wrong here?
In WA a young 11 year old girl sits on deaths door due to an avoidable electrical hazard.
Why has this happened, and what should you do to protect yourself and your family.