Ionization Vs Photoelectric Smoke Alarms: In most fires, the difference is deadly. What type of smoke alarm do you have? Imagine your car air bags deploying randomly when you hit a pothole, but failing over half the time in a collision. As unthinkable as this seems, that is the harsh reality with the smoke alarms found in […]
Electrical equipment has become a part and parcel of our lives. Although the electrical appliances make our lives easier, a faulty appliance or equipment could be hazardous to both our lives and property. At DCN electrical, as the experts in the field, we are well aware of the problems that could arise while using electrical […]
On a daily routine, every one of us interacts with multiple electrical appliances and devices. With these electrical devices being so prevalent in homes, there is a higher tendency of forgetting the risks and hazards associated with their use. Be sure to take time brushing up various principles of safe usage and let every member […]
Electricians like DCN who specifically serve the residents of a given area like the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney are really efficient. There are a number of electrical companies found in the Eastern suburbs of which we think you will like us the best 😉 There is an array of benefits to choosing an electrician who […]
Occasionally, homeowners will need the services of a good electrician. There are certain electric faults that homeowners can fix on their own but sometimes calling a professional electrician is a better and safer option. Finding an electrician can prove to be a difficult task especially for homeowners who just moved into a new house. Below […]
If you are ever in need of an electrician’s services, it is advisable to hire one from your local area. In Sydney, there are myriads of electrical firms to choose from. Below are the benefits of hiring local electricians in Sydney.
Electrical wiring is a general term that refers to the system of devices responsible for conducting electricity. There are various types of electrical wiring that are used. They vary based on three aspects: use, the quantity of electricity it will conduct and location. For instance, a household requires much less power than an office building.
Phone line connections in your residence or business are becoming rarer but are still very important to most premises. Whether you need it for personal or business communication, you need to have your phone lines ready for communication at all times. Older or poorly installed phone lines, whether in residential or commercial premises, can develop […]
Simple Ways to Save Electricity at Home Are you looking for ways to cut down you electricity bill at home? Would you like some help of an expert to cut on energy expenses at home? Then you need to contact us for help. There are many ways via which you can reduce the overall energy […]
Some electrical problems just cant wait… Do you need emergency electrician in Sydney? Then look no further because we are here to offer you professional electrical services any time you need them. We understand the importance of having your electrical systems running smoothly. We also know the fears and dangers that a malfunctioned electrical system […]
Are you looking for an electrician to help wire up a new house? Are you wondering about where you can get the best help with wiring or cabling project for your new house? Then look no further and simply Call DCN and we will help you lay all the cables and wires your new home […]
Electrical audit reports are very important part of business compliance. It provides an assessment for your energy consumption rate and safety compliance. Maybe you want to know how you have been using electricity in your home over the past months. Perhaps, you may want to know whether your home or office is energy efficient. This […]
DCN are qualified to carry out audits both big and small. We offer professional energy assessment services to all clients in Sydney. A professional electrical audit is the initial step in determining your energy efficiency. A professional energy auditor performs a detailed examination of different sections of your home or office. They also examine utility […]
Does YOUR electrician make the grade ? Every profession has its own set of requirements and qualification as prescribed by the relevant governing bodies. These set of conditions are meant to maintain high work standards and to make the industry transparent by weeding out rogue practitioners who are keen only on taking the clients’ money […]
Many people buy home theater systems as part of their home improvement and to provide them with a decent means of entertainment. The real trouble comes after you have bought the system and it’s now time to install. If you might think that to set up home theater system is simply getting the wires and […]
No one knows when an electrical fire can break out and knowing what to do or what not to do can mark the difference between life and death during such incidents. Whether you are inside or outside the building during electrical fires, the actions you take can help to save not only your life but […]
Common Causes of Power Cuts (What is triggering your safety switch) Safety switches are usually the reason behind what causes power cuts in most homes. This is a good thing as they have proven to be effective in preventing shock during the power outages. They are able to detect if there is any variation […]
Properly Install A Heated Towel Rack Bathrooms are essential rooms in every household and they need to be neat and comfortable in all aspects. This is the place where you come to when you need to clean up and adding a little style and luxury can go along way into making you enjoy each and every minute […]
Effective Outdoor Lighting will enhance your garden, add to the value of your home and extend the time available to enjoy outdoor activities.
DCN Electrical has considerable experience in outdoor lighting for gardens. Call us on 0404 863 975
Is your home getting cold ? Electric heaters are very important in providing comfort in homes especially during Sydney’s cold winter months. Most families have these appliance and we even teach our kids to handle them without forgetting the dangers that they might cause. Even though there are adequate safety measures that have been taken […]
Safety switches are some of the most important electrical essentials that you are likely to find in any home or office. Because a little snap in the electrical system can have very devastating effects, it is important to ensure that all the switches at home are working properly and you should have a mode of […]
The power supply forms a very crucial component of any electrical installation. A failure in your power supply unit can make the entire system fail in its operations and it’s therefore necessary that each component is fitted with the right option. Various electrical appliances have different power requirements. When you decide to upgrade power supply, […]
How to Replace Old Power Outlet(s) Professionally Want to give your home, business or industrial premise a new modern look? Do you want to replace old power outlet(s) in your Sydney property? Then contact us right away for professional assistance. DCN are experienced electricians whose aim is to offer you professional and custom electrical solutions. […]
Do you want to install speakers in a roof that are flush mounted? Are you looking for help of an expert to install your speakers in a Sydney home? Then talk to us for professional assistance. We are highly competent specialists whose aim is to offer you professional installation services for your speakers and home […]
Want to find electrical fault in your residential, commercial or industrial property in Sydney? Do you have intermittent trouble with wiring or perhaps, not sure where an electrical problem is? Then relax because you just found an expert to help you. Finding electrical faults is not easy if you are not an electrician. Even experienced […]
Do you want to install an electric water pump in Sydney? Do you have a pool, pond or drainage system that you want to improve by installing or replacing an electric pump? Then we’re the guys to call. A well selected and installed water pump will not only add ambiance of your pool or pond, […]
Outdoor area or patio lighting solutions are ideal for residential, commercial and industrial properties. However, installing them is not easy and it requires professionalism and attention to detail if it’s going to survive the elements. If you want to install waterproof lighting in your property, it is advisable that you seek professional help from a […]
Do you want to install or change switches in your home? Do you have electric switches that need repair? Perhaps, you just want to modernize, upgrade or install new switches in your home. Regardless of the situation of your switches or what you want to do about them, it is important that you hire services […]
As a homeowner, business operator or entrepreneur, you stand to enjoy several benefits when you upgrade lighting fixtures. Outdated lighting fixtures cause unnecessary energy wastage which can be easily avoided by replacing them with new and more efficient fixtures.
Want to give your home, business or industrial premise a new modern look? Do you want to replace old power outlet(s) in your Sydney property? Then contact us right away for professional assistance. DCN are experienced electricians whose aim is to offer you professional and custom electrical solutions. Once you remodel your home, (or even […]
If your electric stove or cook top is no longer heating up, it may be time to consider installing a new one. Sometimes it may be a problem with the electrical components that’s causing the stove top to stop working. Some burners may fail to heat up because of a failed element. An electrician can […]
An electrical panel is the main system that distributes power into your home. Electrical panels have circuits which are protected by devices known as circuit breakers. The main purpose of circuit breakers is to ensure that your home receives adequate power and when the circuit draws too much power, the breaker trips.
It is very common for homeowners to be tempted to repair their own appliances whenever they encounter some electrical issues. In most cases, when repairs are not handled by professionals they turn into even greater problems. Wiring for home theater is no different. If you are having trouble with this system, it is always best […]
Ceiling fans are very important investments in the home. They help to enhance cooling and heating efficiency and create a comfortable environment for everyone in the house. You may need to hire an electrician to fix a ceiling fan because of the complicated features that come with these systems. The cost of fixing the fan […]
Daylight saving time (DST) also known as “summer time” is simply a way of utilizing daylight in an effective way, especially in the evenings by adjusting clocks forward 1 hour in the longer days of summer.
There are many electricians for hire in Sydney but not all of them can offer quality services at competitive prices. Hiring a competent electrician to fix lights is very important. The job has to be done perfect or else your family could be at stake. Electrical faults can cause significant damage to a building and […]
Renovation is basically remodeling a home to give it a new shape, add to its current size or height, and change its current look and feel. When doing any of this you will probably need an electrician for installing power and other electrical fittings during the build.
Electricity is indeed beneficial to our day-today activities, whether at home or work place. However, for others electricity is a nightmare, and that’s why there are regulations on the use of electricity.
Most homes reach a time where they require running new cables or even just rewiring old ones. You can tell your home might need a rewire when you experience any of the following issues: Overheating sockets Damaged lights Sparking inside of switches and sockets. Popping sounds when you remove a power plug.
Nobody likes accidents, that is why they are called accidents because they happen when least expected. However, there are those accidents that can be avoided in a great way by ensuring that you are using the correct electrical fittings and qualified electricians.
Summary: This article is all about the significance of hiring an electrician. There are numerous service providers that offer electrical services at very cost-effective prices but only DCN will garuntee their work and treat you like a king.
Summary: This article will provide you enhanced information on how to fix or replace an electrical outlet. If you are looking for this type of service, then you should contact DCN Electrical as messing with your homes power can be dangerous.
Summary: This article describes a reliable service provider that offers excellent security lighting and other electrical services at remarkable rates. Dark homes are always a soft target for robbers, intruders and burglars for robbery. By installing energy efficient and high-quality lights you can give a boost to the security of your belongings and safety of […]
Summary: This article will provide you a fair idea about data cabling. If you require data cable service for your home or office, then you should hire the experts for this purpose. Everybody utilizes a large number of electrical devices in the daily life. In every office, machines are used for daily chores. This means […]
Your bathroom is the home’s area for maximum hygiene that must be maintained and kept clean and smelling good. You can diminish any unnecessary foul odors from your bathroom by using an ‘exhaust fan’ or ‘extractor fan’ (depending on your age). This is a kind of mechanical ventilation device is mounted in reverse that instead […]
We are now in a modern generation where a lot of appliances are now mounted on the wall. But how can we manage these devices and who are the one’s to call and install them? Let us talk about mounting a flat screen TV. It is simply attached to your wall but depending on […]
Fortunately for us the world has not become so crazy that we need an electrician to fit light bulbs and that we are allowed to do all by ourselves, however apart from that legally speaking, when it comes to any electrical work around the home, it is against the law to do anything. This may […]
A chandelier is one of the most costly and dramatic lights we can install in our home or any business establishments. It attracts anyone’s eyes when turned on which causes a fascinating and glamorous effect to the entire facility. Its composition reflects the owner’s personality as well.
Nowadays, we usually fit or install lights in your homes by ourselves. But seriously speaking, people must know about the potential effects of this matter. Faulty wirings due to lack of proper knowledge on fitting of lights in your homes may lead to a bad condition such as fire, accidents or in some serious cases, […]
WARNING! Please be careful cleaning around electricity I was called to a job in the Sydney suburb of Glebe where a cleaner had been cleaning the under the sink and also cleaning electrical fittings mounted there. The reason for calling me was that the cleaner had received a minor electric shock while under the sink […]
Everyone loves to have a home with all the latest gadgets, some are practical while others are just great to have around when needed whenever the occasion calls for them. One appliance that is indispensable especially if you have a large family is the dishwasher. If you have never had one before and decide to […]
Although there are some advantages to living in cold climates one of them definitely is not bath time. Even though the water may be warm, the time between getting undressed and then getting into the shower or bath can be very cold. When finished bathing then walking into a very cold bathroom makes it feel […]
Lighting in any Sydney home is essential from a practical point of view but there are many other reasons that people decide to add more types of lighting around the home and in the garden. A light is not just a light, and there are a few considerations to take into account depending on the […]
If you have ever visited a friend and had the pleasure of experiencing a really beautiful garden you will understand how serene it can be. These types of gardens don’t happen just by chance, a lot of thought goes into deciding where everything should be placed. At night time the garden will be lit up […]
Extractor fans are very practical in certain areas of the home and will help do absolutely nothing useful if not installed properly. A poorly installed extractor fan will work just as effectively as a 1.5 volt handheld fan when trying to keep cool in the desert. It all comes down to specifications. Depending on room […]
It is important to properly and safely install different types of appliances and utility in one’s household. Like any other fan, installing a ceiling fan provides nice ventilation and improves cooling in summer as well as circulation in winter. Though installing the ceiling fan by yourself is doable, it is highly recommended that you get […]
Most of the electricity-related accidents are caused by carelessness as well as the awareness of some basic rules and knowledge involved in the electric world. In this article, I will tackle the best way of removing a stuck light bulb or globe from its fitting or socket. Once the globe or bulb breaks or stuck […]
Fuses are one of the most important utilities in your home’s electrical system. Fuses are designed to protect the electrical wiring and your appliances from too much current flow that may result in overheating and consequently damage and in extreme cases, fires.
In this modern era, automation has been a highly celebrated and welcome concept. With the rise of automatic sensors what’s possible in your home has become limitless. The most common sensors used in our homes are light sensors and temperature sensors. Light sensors are used to efficiently automate the turning on and off of certain […]
Electronics as well as lighting systems are going through a multitude of innovations and inventions that have. As electronics become part of our lives, we search for alternatives and tools that make them as user-friendly and hassle-free as possible. One novel and important innovation is the sunset switches in the lighting system of homes and […]
What is the Difference Between a Safety Switch and a Circuit Breaker? In the world of electricity and electronics, one should be precise and exact in the use of terms as well as specify equipments that truly match a definition. Well, it may be surprising, but there are misconceptions that are posed in some electrical […]
Have you experienced lights suddenly dims and then brightens again after some time? If you did, then you need to solve the problem by knowing the root cause of such dimming. If your lights dim sometimes, then you have a problem in your electrical system that needs to be resolved. Contacting an electrician or electrical […]
One of the most important aspects when it comes to lights and lighting systems is its energy efficiency. Generally, electric lighting accounts for 15% to 25% of the average electric usage of a house. More technology and innovations have risen to the resolution of this economic issue. Yes, you heard it right. Lighting cost is […]
If you are looking for an electrical contractor in Sydney you may be surprised at what you are looking for or maybe that should be rephrased as to what an electrician is capable of doing today. With all the politically correct name changes for job titles it seems that the electrician whose job description has […]
Everyone understands the potential of faulty electrical wiring being very dangerous even fatal in the event of an electrical fire so we won’t go into much detail about why you need to have a qualified electrician to install lights in your home but rather focus on why an electrician should be your only option and […]
A telephone has become a very important part of most people’s lives in the modern era and when it breaks it can be quite frustrating. Most people assume that the people to contact are the telephone company that supplies the service but as we all know that getting someone out from these huge companies in […]
Installing cables underground is a tricky job. Not only are you working with electricity chances are you’ll be digging in dirt and dealing with water which as we know, doesn’t mix well with electricity. Below is a case study of a Sydney client who recently got DCN out to help them get power from […]
Ok we go to a client’s home in Leichardt who’s halogen Downlights are failing! They have done their research and ask if we can change the transformers for them. I show them the new Atom LED light bulbs that will actually go straight into their existing Downlight fittings and save them not only money […]
So 6am one Wednesday morning I get a phone call from a home owner in Mosman. The customer tells me; “The power has all gone off and every time we reset the safety switch it won’t stay on”. “We have constant gas water heating and with no power the gas water heater doesn’t work either! […]
Message from DCN Electrical It’s very unfortunate that electrical installation is one of the biggest problems facing people of Sydney and yet the place harbors some of the most trusted electrical companies like DCN Electrical. In addition, it’s discouraging to learn that most people cannot help but put up with this problem because of poor […]
IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO ALL HOME OWNERS IN SYDNEY FROM DCN ELECTRICAL Make your home safe with professional switchboard repairs and upgrades by DCN Electrical DCN Electrical is your best solution provider when it comes to electrical matters especially those involving switch boards .With a team of professional electrical engineers and electricians, you will receive the best […]
A message you cannot afford to ignore! Energy! Energy! Do you know why environmentalists some of whom have won Nobel piece prizes can sacrifice their life just to save the environment? Ask any environmental activist across the world including the one you know from Sydney. They know that you are talking about the most important […]
What are halogen bulbs? These are bulbs that can be fitted with the ceiling to provide a worm and direct source of light. However, the technology used to make LEDs is complex rendering them very expensive to maintain. Fortunately, the technology that is used to make the Light Emitting Diode (LED) has been modified to […]
DCN Electrical has an important message for you concerning your halogen bulbs Are you from Sydney and your halogen light keeps on blowing up the bulbs whenever you replace them? If yes, then be assured that you are in safe hands since our team of professional electricians is here to give you quick guidelines by […]
Why do you need an electrical circuit breaker? Electricity is a good servant. However, at times it can cause untold sufferings such as death. Circuit breakers are designed to protect you from from electrical shock, electrical arcs and fire. A circuit breaker will detect any unintended electrical arc that might coarse fire. If such an […]
Your home and every other home in Sydney has a safety switch that quickly cuts the power in case of an electrical fault. This smart life saving device is compulsory for every house but sometimes, they cause unexplained power cuts. Below I will take you through what is happening, why it trips, and how to […]
This is loaded question but I’m going to attempt to answer it as best I can. Many people who ask me this question simply want to make sure they are not getting ripped off and want to understand the ranges and differences charged by different electricians to do different jobs.
Installing a Power Socket: Installing a power socket is a relatively simple task. Many home owners around Sydney with a person who fancies themselves as a home handyman might consider doing it themselves. A ward of cautiop n for you, it may be better to get a professional sparky in as doing this work yourself […]
Do You Need an Electrician to install a light switch? Yes, Installing a light switch is a simple task, but it’s one you need to call an electrician for. Annoying but true… It is always wiser to get a professional sparky in for what seems like a straight forward job as doing this work yourself […]
Dimmer switches are a popular way to create a warm and inviting atmosphere in your home. Many people don’t know they have the added benefit of extending the life of you light bulbs and saving on power usage as well. To install a dimmer switch you will need to get in touch licensed electrician, preferably a DCN […]
Hiring an electrician or cabling installer around Sydney is easy, finding a good one with the proper licenses and who takes pride in their work is a bit harder. Today I came across a rather messy and dangerous C-Bus installation that prompted me to write about why you should take the time to find an […]
In this post you can see the process we use to create the fuse box and safety switches that control the power supply to your home. Fuse Box Blank Canvas: We start with a blank power board made of a special non-conductive material to isolate the individual cables and begin distributing power to the various […]