Believe it or not, electrical wiring can be required for your swimming pool, spa or sauna for a number of purposes (including filtration and heating). The Smillie team installs wiring prior to any water being added to ensure that the process is completed as safely as possible.
It is important to note that a certain rating is required when it comes to pool wiring, spa wiring and sauna wiring – when standard wiring gets wet it shorts out, so it’s not at all suitable. There are also certain restrictions in place for when and where power outlets can be installed in the vicinity of water.
This is why it is important that only qualified pool electricians handle the installation, maintenance and repair of such wiring.
Because of the increased risk of electrical shock when it comes to water and electricity, there are strict requirements that must be met for any installation, one requirement includes the guidelines set by AS/NZS3000. This covers specifics ranging from electrical bonding, surrounding conductive metal parts, and more.
This is why it’s absolutely essential for an expert electrician to handle these complicated installations.
Otherwise, you run the risk of endangering your friends, family, and yourself. How guilty would you feel if someone you loved was injured in your own spa? Especially if it was due to something you could have avoided.
By hiring a professional electrician, you can: