Safety at home is a top priority for all families. With the assistance of your electrician, it is possible to reduce your safety risks at home significantly, and to enjoy peace of mind alongside your family. Here are five ways you can improve the electrical safety of your home.
1. Smoke alarm installation
Having operational and up to date smoke alarms is an essential step to keeping your home safe. The safety benefits of working smoke alarms are obvious; if there is ever a fire, a smoke alarm will be able to detect the smoke and alert your family in a timely manner. In addition to the safety considerations, it may also be necessary to have a smoke alarm fitted from a legal perspective. Hefty fines can be issued to homeowners and residential landlords for not having smoke alarms installed and working properly. To have your smoke alarms checked or new smoke alarms installed, contact your electrician.
2. CCTV security
CCTV security acts as a deterrent to any possible burglars who are considering breaking into your home. It helps to deter opportunistic burglars and also makes your home less appealing for burglars who plot and plan ahead. If a home invasion does occur, then CCTV installation can help in the criminal investigation. It may help the police to track down the culprit and recover your belongings, and it may also be helpful in any insurance claims you have to make. For CCTV installation contact your electrician.
3. Safety switches
A safety switch is a device that will shut down the electricity supply in the instance of an electrical fault. This in turn helps to reduce the risk of electrical shocks or electrical fires. Did you know that it is estimated 40 per cent of house fires in New South Wales are caused by electrical faults and appliances? Whether you are renting or you own the home, working safety switches are essential when it comes to keeping yourself and your family safe. Contact your electrician for more information and to arrange installation.
4. Electrical maintenance
As with the above point, electrical maintenance is an essential when it comes to keeping your home safe. This process helps to keep your electrical equipment in working order through the inspection, testing and repair of equipment and devices. In addition to safety, electrical maintenance by your electrician can help to prevent inconvenient faults and enhance productivity.
5. Having an emergency 24/7 electrician
You never know when an electrical crisis will occur that needs urgent attention. Therefore, it makes sense to find an electrician Revesby that has convenient operating hours and can provide services in a timely manner. SparksPlus is a 24/7 electrician.