Installing a power point correctly can be a tricky business. The law is very clear on any work being carried out in your property and apart from changing light bulbs, you aren’t allowed to do any electrical installation without an electrician present for guidance or supervision if necessary! Even inside the home there are dangers due to water presence outdoors which could result in fire risking problems- so make sure someone knows what they’re doing before even thinking about tackling this task themselves.
Water conducts electricity extremely well and even if you are not in direct contact with faulty wiring, standing near bare wires can be harmful. A person could seriously be injured by water-conducting energy from electricians for outdoor power points installed incorrectly without their knowledge because of DIY forums full of people claiming how easy it is to install them. It is highly dangerous to fix power points yourself, unless it is done by an electrical professional.
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Points to consider when you have an outdoor power point installed
Electrical work is a delicate and important part of any project, but it can be rendered useless when not done correctly. The factors you need to take into account for outdoor projects include water resistance in order prevent short circuits or fires caused by overheating from electricity moving through cables too quickly due hot temperatures. Another common cause are power points wired incorrectly with low gauge wire – this will result in excess heat which ignites easily at fault point causing fire hazard. If you’re not comfortable with power lines, then installing or replacing an outdoor outlet could be dangerous. It’s true, gardens are meant to be enjoyed. However there is one thing in common for many people that seem not so enjoyable- electrical work! Power points can lead to an accident if they’re not installed properly or maintained correctly over time.
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Overloading sockets with multiples devices can cause stress on the home’s electrical system. This results in a unsafe and appliance friendly environment that you might not want. We live in fast paced world where technology has evolved quickly over recent years; one drawback being how demand for electricity continues rising alongside these advancements – creating challenges.
For more information on our outdoor power point installation solutions and other services, call iLux Electrical today.
ILux Electrical Emergency Electrical Services during COVID-19
While stage 4 restrictions are in place across Melbourne, ILux Electrical is still operating for customers experiencing an electrical emergency. Our electricians can provide a fast and COVID-safe emergency response to put your mind at ease. Call us for more information.