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Top 5 Electrical Renovation Ideas for Ballarat Homes in 2024

As a Ballarat electrician with years of experience, I’ve seen how updating the electrical systems in homes can make a difference. Now, in 2024, this is more important than ever. Our homes are becoming more than just places to live; they’re turning into smart, energy-efficient spaces. For those of us in Ballarat, a city that …

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6 risks of DIY electrical work in Ballarat

If you don’t know how electricity works, what are safe electrical practices, and the risks of doing your own electrical work, DIY electrical work is a 100% no-no.  I am a licensed electrician in Ballarat, delivering electrical installation and maintenance services for over 25 years. For starters, let me just say that there is a …

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A Guide to Exit and Emergency Lighting

A Guide to Exit and Emergency Lighting: Illuminating the Way

We all know the importance of exit and emergency lighting in the workplace. It’s essential for helping people evacuate quickly and safely in an emergency. However, somewhat lesser-known details include what regulations and standards should you be aware of. This comprehensive guide will explore what these lightings are, how you should carry out exit, and …

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Preventing Electrical Fires at Home: MJ Electrician Ballarat

Preventing electrical fires should be a top priority in both households and workplaces. It can be achieved by being vigilant and taking necessary precautions such as regularly checking electrical appliances for wear and tear, avoiding overloading electrical outlets, and keeping flammable objects away from heat sources. Another effective measure to prevent electrical fires is to …

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Smoke Alarm Installation in Ballarat to Ensure Fire Safety - Mje electrical

Smoke Alarm Installation in Ballarat to Ensure Fire Safety

Did you know that there are roughly 3,000 house fires in Victoria annually? Most of these accidents could be prevented by taking simple precautions like installing smoke alarms. However, there can be fatal consequences due to malfunctioning in smoke alarms. As a matter of fact, smoke alarms will not necessarily always save lives. Therefore every …

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Australian electrical standards

Why Electrical Cables and Wires Must Meet Australian Electrical Standards

Adhering to Australian electrical standards can significantly reduce the risk of electrical hazards caused by faulty wiring or low-quality wires.  The Australian electrical standards provide strict guidelines for installing, maintaining and using electrical systems and appliances, ensuring they are safe and reliable.  Using high-quality wiring and following these standards can minimise the risk of electrical …

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home surge protection

Install Whole-Home Surge Protection: Protect Your Home Electronics

The first time you hear about whole-home surge protection you are both confused and intrigued to know more. The word itself is so complex that it can scare many of us before we understand its full depth. When the weather starts changing, you hear a lot about how installing a whole house surge protector is …

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Electrical Dangers Hidden In Your Beautiful Old Ballarat Home

Electrical Hazards: Ensuring Safety in Old Ballarat Homes

Are you living in a beautiful Ballarat home built in the 60s and unaware of the potential Electrical Hazards lurking in your outdated electrical systems that do not meet present-day requirements? As Ballarat is born and bred licensed electricians, we know that old homes are loved with vintage fireplaces, verandas and double-brick construction, giving you …

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Electrical Safety Check

6 Essential Electrical Safety Check Tips for Spring in Ballarat

As the spring season approaches, it’s time to conduct an Electrical Safety Check in your home and start ticking off important items on your checklist to keep your home free of electrical hazards When it comes to electricity, at MJ Electricians Ballarat, we believe that safety comes before anything else. So we have made a …

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