Electrical Safety

Risks of DIY Electrical Work

Risks of DIY Electrical Work We all know someone, or maybe you are that someone, that enjoys doing your own work around the house to improve the value of your property and with DIY home projects booming, no doubt in part to the number of home improvement television shows, more than 50%…
Sarah Loudon
July 19, 2021
smoke alarms

Smoke Alarm Legislation Changes for 2022 

Smoke Alarm Legislation Changes for 2022  Legislation for residential properties in Queensland is set to change from 2022 with an aim to make the state’s households the safest in Australia in relation to fire safety. As qualified electricians with over 20 years’ experience, our team at North Lakes & Surrounds Electrical can…
Sarah Loudon
June 2, 2021
Electrical Advice

Stay Warm and Save Energy This Winter 2021

5 Tips to Stay Warm While Saving Energy A lot of Queensland residents stress about the increase in their electricity bill during the summer because of running the air conditioner and for good reason - up to 40% of an electricity bill for the average Australian home is for heating and cooling.…
Sarah Loudon
May 27, 2021
Electrical Advice

Stay Warm and Save Energy This Winter

10 ways to stay warm and save energy this winter   As winter is closing in around us and the mornings are much chillier what does that mean for our electricity bills? We all love to wake up to a warm house in the mornings but the angst of what that can…
NLSEadmin
August 27, 2020
Electrical Advice

Ways To Save Energy

Use an energy-saving power board Heat yourself before heating the space around you. Try dressing in warm clothing before turning on your heater. Heat and cool your space at the right temperature. Set your heater to 18-20 degrees. Each degree over 20 uses around 10% more energy Check you are on the…
NLSEadmin
June 9, 2020
Electrical Safety

COVID-19 Management Procedure for Customers

North Lakes & Surrounds Electrical is committed to protecting its staff and customers from the transmission of this virus.  Our business has in place robust systems to manage this health issue. This information sheet is to explain the ‘on-site’ processes we have in place for our staff to provide service to you,…
NLSEadmin
March 26, 2020
Electrical Advice

Are Your Christmas Lights Safe?

4 Ways You Can Ensure Your Christmas Lights Are Safe There is so much to consider in the hectic time leading up to Christmas: decorations, presents, food, family, friends... Here are some ways you can ensure electrical safety in the glorious madness of Christmas preparations: Make sure to buy lights that comply…
NLSEadmin
December 17, 2019
smoke alarms

Is your smoke alarm protecting your home?

IS YOUR SMOKE ALARM PROTECTING YOUR HOME? The idea of a simple kitchen accident or faulty wiring setting light to our home and endangering our families is one few of us stop to consider. But, when the worst does happen, you want to make sure that you do everything possible to ensure…
NLSEadmin
November 21, 2019
Electrical Advice

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Electrician

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Electrician Whether you’re installing new lights or fitting out a new office space, it is always important to ensure that you have chosen the right electrician. This can be a daunting process, especially when we live in a time where over 30 million results can be…
NLSEadmin
May 17, 2019