Are You NBN Ready?

Are you NBN ready? NBN is being rolled out all across Australia with the aim to connect all areas with high-speed quality network. Some areas have already been connected to NBN and are enjoying the ability to operate high-speed internet from their homes and businesses.

Rеnоvаtе Safely Uѕing a Few Simрlе Elесtriсаl Tiрѕ

Dесiding tо rеnоvаtе уоur home iѕ a big dесiѕiоn, and whilе it саn bе a vеrу еxсiting time, it саn prove tо be a workout on your wаllеt.

Aѕ rеnоvаtiоnѕ are usually tоugh оn your finances, уоu’rе probably kееn fоr ѕоmе DIY installation work аnd аrе willing to ѕаvе on mаnuаl labour as muсh аѕ уоu can. Whilе thiѕ саn be a great idеа, complying with legal requirements аnd ѕаfеtу ѕhоuld and must be your main рriоritу. Whilе thеrе аrе certainly lоtѕ оf jоbѕ thаt уоu саn еаѕilу dо оn уоur оwn, electrical wоrk iѕ bеѕt lеft tо your local рrоfеѕѕiоnаlѕ.

5 Factors to Consider Before Hiring an Electrician for Electrical Services

It is important to hire a reputable and qualified electrician to help you whenever you have an emergency in your home or business - electrical faults can have catastrophic consequences if unattended to by a professional electrician.

While you may feel that you are in a position to handle some minor electrical repairs or installations, the situation can easily get out of hand and endanger your life and everyone around in the process. In fact, electrical faults are responsible for numerous fire accidents in many residential and commercial buildings globally. 


Data Cabling Installation Facts

Data cables aren’t all about the Internet – they appear in a variety of materials, each for various uses, from wireless to video and sound cabling.
It’s essential to receive expert help about what your data needs are, what speed you need data to be transferred at, and what cabling you require. Without this guidance, your system might not work at its best or could be deteriorated.

What to Check before Summer Electrical Storm Hits

An electrical storm, also known as a lightning storm, a thunderstorm or a thundershower, is a storm characterized by lightning and thunder. Although lightning deaths decreased in the last 30 years, it has been estimated that on average, lightning has killed 51 people and injured hundreds. Also, even though, most victims of lightning survive, they often report a variety of long-term debilitating symptoms.

Other hazards associated with the electrical storms include cyclones, tornadoes, strong winds, hail and flooding. 

Updating or Properly Inspecting Electrical Items

Updating or properly inspecting electrical items around your home is one of the easier ways to prevent disaster. Most electrical fires are reportedly caused by old appliances and faulty outlets. Frayed cords and improper use of extension cords have the potential to shower anything nearby with sparks. Some people have old homes which can’t support modern electric needs, and one response is to install safety switches. Unfortunately this doesn’t work in every case, and you may need to take more steps to protect your home – and your life.

Happy New Year From Algester Electrical

We hope you have a safe and happy new year and we are excited to welcome in 2016. It’s the time of the year where you may start to plan jobs around your home. From small fix ups, to major renovations. Our highly trained technicians are able to assist you every step of the renovation project. We are by your side right from the design stage to placement of essential fixtures and even sourcing top quality fittings.

Get Ready for Storm Season

As we head into the prime storm season in Queensland, here at Algester Electrical we would like to help you prepare your homes and surrounds for the craziness that is Brisbane weather.
The most important thing to remember is not to touch a fallen power line even if the power is off in your home. If you are ever unsure and need an electrician, we are only a phone call away.

Going Green

There are many ways to be more eco friendly. Going green not only helps the environment but will also help you save some money. Who doesn't love saving money. The most effective way to save money is to have one of our friendly electricians in brisbane out to you and install a solar power system. The money you will save on the running costs of your property will drop dramatically.