Safety Switches & Switchboards

Ensure the safety of your home with modern switchboards and safety switches.

safety switches

Under Australian law, houses built after 1991 are required to have safety switches fitted to their power switchboard. This ensures that in the event of a power surge or some sort of electrical fault in the system, the switch is activated, rapidly cutting off the power. Safety switch installation plays a key part in preventing electrical fires, as well as minimising the risk that unsuspecting home occupants will end up receiving a dangerous (and possibly even lethal) electric shock. Unfortunately, not everybody has had their switchboard checked to see if switches have been fitted. This is where we can help: with more than two decades of experience behind us, we are ideally placed to check switchboards for the presence of safety switches and the integrity of any that have been fitted. Some switches could have been in use for decades so almost inevitably, over time, they may deteriorate. We are able to check each one, rapidly assessing its condition and recommending appropriate remedial action if necessary.

Switchboard upgrades available here

Newer, more hi-tech safety switches and switchboards are always entering the marketplace, providing more efficient options for a modern home. If you have older safety switches and want to enjoy the peace of mind which comes from having the very latest, most reliable versions in place, we are able to get your upgrades completed successfully. Our team have been doing upgrades for twenty years – during this time we have worked on a wide range of switchboard installation jobs. Through this extensive experience, we have learned lots of solutions for common problems that may crop up with switchboards and safety switches. No matter what type of set-up you might have, or how challenging your switchboard is to work on, you can rely on us to work on it safely and properly.

Safety switch not resetting? We’re here for you

Sometimes safety switches can appear to malfunction for no obvious reason. Although a safety switch should only activate when there is a fault, some can begin to cut off the power supply spontaneously. Other common problems include: the switch failing to reset following an event, despite the cause of the activation having been resolved; switches which only work intermittently; and switches which adversely affect other wirings in the home.

Take advantage of our 100% warranty on our workmanship – valid for life!

We are an honest, highly experienced team that stand by the work that we do with our lifetime warranty on workmanship. We aim to complete every job to the very highest possible standard – if by some chance there is a problem with some of the work which we’ve completed, we will rectify the issue for FREE (this offer applies only to workmanship: parts and installations come with a separate warranty).

Our aim is always to provide a cost-effective, pro-active service that’s suitable for domestic properties of all shapes and sizes. With realistic pricing and a commitment to offering the most obliging and accessible service possible, we are proud to serve our friends and neighbours in the local community. Call us or fill out the form below today to find out more about how to ensure your switchboard and safety switches are in the best possible shape.

Areas We Service

Smillie provides safety switches and switchboards across Metropolitan Melbourne, including: Ashburton, Beaconsfield, Berwick, Burwood, Camberwell, Ferntree Gully, Glen Waverley, Hawthorn, Kew, Oakleigh, St Kilda, Caulfield, Malvern, Blackburn, Lysterfield, Malvern East, Narre Warren, Rowville and Upper Beaconsfield.

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