SWITCHBOARDS

Your switchboard is the ‘control panel’ of your home’s electrical wiring. In many cases they are the first port of call when it comes to power failure. It is important to ensure that your home’s electrical switchboard is regularly maintained and up to date.

If you’ve recently made additions to your home or business, or installed high energy consuming appliances such as cooling systems, you may have dangerously exceed the capacity of your switchboard unnecessarily.

BOZ Electric Services can visit your home or business, at a time to suit you, and perform a professional assessment to ensure your switchboard is providing you with a safe and reliable power supply.

When To Upgrade Your Switchboard

If it has fuses instead of breakers. or if the switchboard is running out of space to add new appliances.

When To Repair Your Switchboard

If you are experiencing power supply problems with your appliances or lighting it may be due to a faulty switchboard.

safety hazards that need To Be Replaced

Replaceable Wires On Fuses

Older switchboards have a greater propensity to short-circuit, meaning that there is a risk of the fuses catching fire, or risk of electric shocks.

If your current switchboard still uses replaceable wires on the fuses, it is a safety hazard and needs to be replaced.

Old Ceramic Fuses

If you don’t have safety switches installed or if you have old ceramic fuses you need to  consider having your switchboard upgraded.

You are risking nuisance tripping and flickering lights or even worse electric shock to yourself or your family. you could even have a potential fire waiting to happen.

Replaceable Fuse Wires

Older switchboard have a greater propensity to short-circuit, meaning that there is a risk of the fuses catching fire, or risk of electric shocks.

If your current switchboard still uses replaceable wires on the fuses, it is a safety hazard and needs to be replaced.

Old Ceramic Fuses

If you don’t have safety switches installed or have old ceramic fuses you should  consider having your switchboard upgraded.

You are risking tripping and flickering lights an electric shock to yourself or your family or even a potential fire.

switchboard upgrades

Many older switchboards are struggling to handle the amount of consumer electronics in modern homes and businesses. They are not designed to handle the power that multiple TVs, washing machines, microwave ovens, air conditioners and computers require.

How to avoid risks

Replace

    • Old fuses with Circuit Breakers for premium safety and efficiency
    • Old fuse boards with new Safety Switches and circuit breakers

Install

    • New switchboards
    • 3 phase power
    • Smart meters if required (Smart meters allow for remote connection and improved fault detection.)

Utilise

    • RCD Protection (An RCD – Residual Current Device is a safety device that disconnects a circuit when it detects an imbalance of the electric current.

Separate

    • Your switchboard from old meter panels

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Safety Switch Benefits

A Safety Switch gives you the ability to cut down or restore power when necessary, a feature not present on older switchboards.

An electrical safety switch is a crucial feature of modern switchboards.

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