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Electrical Tips For Around Your Home

Most of us are aware of the dangers of electricity. Avoid the potential hazards of electrical  by following a few simple tips from South East Electrical.

Electrical Tips For Around Your Home

  • Water and electricity don’t mix. Don’t touch electrical outlets and objects with wet hands or feet. Don’t use electrical appliances on or near water.
  • Avoid running extension cords across driveways or other areas where they might get damaged. As above, avoid any area where they may get wet.
  • Don’t use appliances that have frayed or worn cords.
  • If you get a shock from an appliance disconnect it and don’t use it. Get it checked before using it.
  • If you get a shock or tingle from a metal surface or tap or metal fixture in your house, call us immediately. You could have an earth leak or other potentially dangerous electrical fault.
  • Don’t overload your electrical outlets. They’re not designed to take indefinite loads.
  • If you feel your outlet getting warm, or an extension cable, this could be an indication it is overloaded. It could also indicate other faults. Call us to get it checked.
  • Upgrade your circuit boards.
  • Don’t do your own electrical DIY. Get a licensed electrician in. Call us on 1300 997 621
  • Childproof electrical outlets.
  • Make sure you have safety switches installed. If not, get them installed. Test them regularly.
  • Doing work in the yard. Dial Before You Dig.

Don’t take risks with your electrical safety. If you have any doubts about anything in your home give us a call to discuss it.

 

 

 

 

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South East Electrican services and our Gold Coast Brisbane electricians are licensed

South East Electrican services and our Gold Coast Brisbane electricians are licensed

South East Electrical services Gold Coast Brisbane Electricians are ECA Members


South East Electrical Services

Licence 70578

Glenn Saussey, Manager

PO Box 5349
Gold Coast MC
Qld 9726

 

   

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