What are the benefits of upgrading switchboards?

Signs That Your Switchboard Needs Upgrading

  • The switchboard is overcrowded and there is no more room. Firstly you need to find your switchboard.
  • Your appliances trip the circuit.
  • Flickering Lights.
  • Ceramic Fuses.
  • A burning Smell.
  • Sparks.
  • Melted or blackened fuses.

Is it worth upgrading electrical panel?

It keeps your home safe

Outdated or overwhelmed electrical panels are a main cause of electrical fires. Having such a panel represents a danger to your family and home. Upgrading your panel is an investment worth making because it will keep your family safe and protect you from fires caused by a faulty electric system.

How long does a switchboard upgrade take?

A switchboard upgrade can take up to eight or more hours and can vary based on the age of the switchboard and if there are any major issues that need to be addressed. Some of the steps that are taken to upgrade your switchboard include: Change ceramic fuses to to circuit breakers and RCDs.


If you still have some niggling questions regarding switchboard upgrades, or you think it may be time for an electrician to come and complete one, get in contact with us. We can help with all your switchboard repairs, upgrades, servicing and maintenance, so give us a call now or ask for a quote.









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