Power Point Installation


What You Need to Know About Installing Power Points

The increased demand for Power Point Installation has come from the increase in the number of gadgets and appliances compared to what we had in the past. This has lead to an increase in expectations of power points and an increase in the number of power points required within certain rooms and throughout a house, including indoor and outdoor plug points.

This increase in demand often results in overloaded power points, which can be a major hazzard to your home, business and family. Overloaded power points can result in switchboards tripping or burntout switches and fire hazzards.

One way to reduce this effect is to ensure that a house has the correct number of power points installed correctly across the house.  It is also important that the switchboards aree capable of managing the load.

Only a licensed electrician may install power points.  Sharpe’s Electricians are all certified electricians and are experienced in correctly advising and installing power points so that you have peace of mind knowing that your power points in your house are safe to use.

Installing one powerpoint or replacing a single power point with a double powerpoint might not be a problem. If you need to install several power points, you could overload your electrical system. That could lead to power outages or even a fire.

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Common issues faced with old power points

If you live in an older home, your electrical wiring may not be able to handle the load placed on it by modern appliances or computers. In that case, you may need to have your home rewired. If you’re installing several power points throughout the house, you may also need to have an electrician inspect your switchboard. Switchboards are there for a reason. Should any of the following happen, you may need to replace the switchboard:

  • Fuses blow when more than one or two appliances are running
  • Lights flicker for no reason
  • Fuses seem to need replacing more often than in the past


A Sharpe electrician won’t do any power point installations if they feel the wiring or switchboard can not handle the extra load. They will suggest rewiring, installation of a new switchboard or improvements of your existing switchboard. If you’re in doubt, you can always get another quote, but if two or more electricians recommend the same thing, take their advice seriously. Electricity isn’t something to take for granted. It must be able to handle the load or there could be serious problems.

You can trust Sharpe Electricians for reliable advice and services from accredited master electricians who strive to be the best in what they do. Find an electrician with Sharpe Group which is closer in distance and can be with you as soon as possible.

It is important to get hold of an emergency electrician when in doubt of an electrical issue. Call Sharpe Group at 131 750 for guidance until support arrives.  Emergency Electricians will respond within the Hour, in All Suburbs, 24/7!

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Sharpe is the name to trust when it comes to electrical in Adelaide. Because we have a large team of qualified local electricians in Adelaide who can provide a truly local service. When you call to the office, our efficient administration team will ask you where you live and they will schedule the closest electrician.

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We only employ fully trained Master Electricians and we are a member of the Master Electricians Australia. Our Electricians drive a fully stocked service vehicle with the full range of common stock items as well as an electric eel and all other tools and ladders.

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