I had an interesting discussion with someone yesterday who asked me about my work. When indicated that I was an electrician, the first thing I got asked was "what is your hourly rate". There is now a part 2 to this article. It can be found at Cheaper or just more risky – part 2 … Continue reading Cheaper is OK… right?
I thought I would share these couple of images. I got asked to install a new oven recently and was shocked at the way the oven had been installed. The oven and stove had been installed on the same circuit, which had overloaded it and contradicted the manufacturers warnings and instructions. Typical bad electrical work. … Continue reading Bad workmanship
Ever wondered what bad wiring looked like. Perhaps you wondered what good wiring looks like. Have a look at some examples 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.
The new wiring rules are coming - probably by June 2018! Electricians have been waiting for over 12 months for the new wiring rules to be published. Some of the changes are positive, and some of them will make installation either extremely difficult and costly, or impossible. If you review the compliance section of our … Continue reading New wiring rules
While carrying out a quote for a customer recently, they indicated that they wanted to do some of the work themselves so that they could reduce their installation cost. For instance, they suggested that they could run cables and cut holes for light fittings. My short answer was no! While the answer wasn't what they … Continue reading Why can’t customers help?