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TV point installs

One of our clients asked us to install a CCTV security camera system at their new house in Virginia. Standard work for us really. We found a TV plate near the modem in the lounge and thought it may be a far better finish if we put our internet plug into the same plate, so we took the plate off. Were we surprised by what we found there. ...

September 18, 2020

Why not every camera system is the same

There are so many cameras and systems on the market today. How do you choose the right one for you? Let us give you a bit of a guide on camera lenses. ...

June 14, 2020

10 questions to ask before hiring an electrician

Here at GESA we know that you want value for your money when hiring any kind of tradesperson, and that’s why we encourage our clients to ask questions, you deserve to know what your spend your money on. Asking questions gives you important knowledge that could be the difference between a good value job and a great value job. It gives you confidence to be actively involved in managing the workings and safety of your home, and helps you better understand the ins and outs of the job at hand. When...

May 8, 2020

Electrical Maintenance

Let’s face it. How often do you go to the doctors for checkup? How often do you service your car? Yet, how often do you service/checkup your electrical? Nearly everything you buy these days has a plug attached. If you own or run a business or household, it iss essential to carry out electrical maintenance on a regular basis. Electrical maintenance covers all aspects of testing, monitoring, troubleshooting, repairing and replacing electrical equipment. Advances in and reliance on electrical equ...

May 4, 2020

Antenna Install Virginia

The other day we got asked if we do antenna installations in Virginia?  The answer was of course yes. Being the local electrician, we know the area very well and have installed numerous antennas in Virginia and the surrounding areas with great success.  The next question baffled us. “Can you install the antenna  inside our tin roof?”.  The answer here was a clear No. Not only is it bad practice, chances are the colorbond shields the signal and you have years of problems w...

April 25, 2020

Feeling Safe About Hiring an Electrician

Do you have electrical work that needs doing in your home in Adelaide but feel uneasy about hiring an electrician that you don’t know? Or have you had a bad experience with a previous electrician rom your local area and are now hesitant about finding a new one?  What about the Corona virus? Will the electrician be healthy and clean?...

April 21, 2020

How safe is your electrical switchboard?

The electrical system in your home or at work is made up of complex circuits and wiring that connects all your devices and fittings to the main switchboard. With nearly everything we buy these days having a cable attached, may it be mains powered or USB, having a functional switchboard and safety on our circuits is crucial. From the main switchboard away, there may be sub-boards (or load centers as we sparkies sometimes call them) as well as circuit breakers, safety switches and surge protectors...

March 16, 2020

Award Winners

GESA is the proud award winner for the Domestic Project Of The Year. Our loyal clients have urged us to nominate for the project of the year after having a great experience during their recent renovations.  It was not just an ordinary renovation, as heavily involved owners working with their choice of builder, our clients chose us as their electrical partner due to their past experience with us. The electrical plans worked out to be a mud-map and nearly every point changed and variations we...

February 13, 2020

Why use GESA Electrical

Great prices,  with no surprises Being in the electrical game for over 30 years, we have a good idea what is involved in a job. This allows us to give you a pretty accurate estimate over the phone. And if you decide to add to the job while we are at your place, we can give you a quote on the spot so you can decided if you would like to proceed – see, no nasty bill shock....

January 27, 2020

Electrical safety around pools

Is Your Pool Electrical Safe? Electric shock is a danger that you cannot see, hear or smell. And it is even more dangerous around water. Electrical dangers in and around the pool can result in electric shock and even death. When setting up electric equipment around the pool area, there are a few simple rules to follow to avoid electrical danger. 4 COMMON ELECTRICAL DANGERS AROUND POOLS 1. Keep electrical equipment away from the pool It’s very simple; water and electricity do not mix. If you ne...

January 18, 2020

What To Ask Your Sparkie

Outsourcing sites grow in popularity and so do offers of cash work in closed social media pages. There are lots of unlicensed people out there trying to make some extra cash, especially in the northern suburbs of Adelaide. Whilst installing a ceiling fan may not seem like a life threatening task, having an unlicensed tradesman work on your live wires can have some serious consequences. Plus, imagine the fan was not fastened properly and comes down on top you, or worse, your kid. Becoming a fully...

January 13, 2020

Northern Suburbs Electrician

Northern Suburbs Electrician Do you need a Northern Suburbs Electrician? Maybe you need some re-wiring,power points, home automation, a CCTV security system, commercial electrical upgrades or data/communication cabling? Then GESA Electrical is your answer for a Northern Suburbs Electrician because we do all this and more! Electrical Services We can provide many services, apart from those mentioned above. We perform arange of domestic and commercial electrical work from the Adelaide CBD...

July 16, 2018

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May 31, 2018

Security lights

Why would you need a sensor light? We are always looking for ways to improve the safety and security of our homes and our families. Basic fact is that a burglar is looking for an easy and unassuming way into our homes and offices. That is exactly why security lighting is such a cost-efficient method to deter unwanted guests. Security lights One of the main benefits of security lights is that they give the impression some is at home (even if you are out for the night) and are an unfavou...

April 17, 2018

Security Cameras - Do you need one?

Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras provide surveillance and enhanced protection for your home or business. With so many products on the market, GESA professionals can advise you of the best options available to help protect your home or business and give you peace of mind.We have CCTV systems to suit most applications and installations in the domestic market or your small business.Our preferred products range includes Hikvision or the HiWatch cameras which offer a far superi...

April 6, 2018

Adelaide electricians

At GESA we get often asked how far we travel. Well, who likes travelling through traffic? I reckon nobody does. Thats we keep it local. Our small dedicated team of professional electricians is from your area.  We have a clients from as far north as Nuriootpa to south in  Lonsdale. While our main office sits in Angle Vale, our team of technicians cover your local area, regardless if you need an antenna in Evanston or a security camera system in Fullarton. We also provide fixed pric...

February 27, 2018

Which Jobs Require an Electrician?

Which Jobs Require an Electrician?  Generally, any electrical work beyond changing a light bulb needs to carry out by a qualified electrician according to the Electricity Act 2010. Australia appears to become a DIY nation with nearly all TV stations showing renovation shows without pointing out that the consequences of doing illegal electrical work can be deadly. House fires and electrocution are a genuine risk and not openly discussed on such shows. ALL electrical work must be ca...

February 12, 2018

Why You Must Have a Photelectric Smoke Alarm

Households should replace their old smoke alarms with photoelectric alternatives, according to the Fire and Rescue Services.Why?Photoelectric alarms provide earlier warning for fires that are slow burning or smoldering. They can also detect a wide variety of fires.This in turn gives YOU more time to escape, which is important given that many fires happen while people are asleep. What’s the difference?Photoelectric alarms look similar to other alarms. However, unlike conventional...

February 12, 2018

SA Government Explains Why You Need a Qualified Electrician

You should always use a qualified electrician to carry out electrical installations, rather than trying to do the work yourself. According to The Government of South Australia’s website, carrying out the work without proper training is illegal and very dangerous.  Licensed electricians like we at GESA have the equipment and knowledge we need to carry out electrical work safely. Upon completion, we will also give you an Electrical Certificate of Compliance. Insurance companies may not...

February 12, 2018

Why is GESA a Trustworthy Electrician?

As a valued client you must be careful when choosing your electrician, according to build.com.au. The worst case scenario would be that an under-qualified worker does a poor job that results in injury or even death. When choosing your electrician you must to consider what kind of work is being done, where your electrician is located and whether they are licensed and reliable. Rest assured that all staff at GESA is not only licensed, but also fully insured. We also hire our own apprentices a...

February 12, 2018

Proper Wiring Insulation is a Matter of Life and Death

Electrical wiring must be installed to the Industry Standard AS3000. This standard gets regularly updated to comply with current issues and YOUR SAFETY in mind. There is a new standard being released later in the year and we are currently working under AS3000 2010 Amendment 2.  Your wiring would have been installed to the standard at that time and is likely partly or completely covered by insulation.As time passes, insulation can be worn down or eaten away by pests. The wearing away of insu...

February 12, 2018

DOMESTIC SMOKE ALARMS ADELAIDE

DID YOU KNOW? Most smoke alarms have a life expectancy of 10 years. DID YOU KNOW  It is recommended to test your smoke alarm weekly? WHAT SHALL I DO NOW?  Maintaining a smoke alarm is more than just changing the battery and testing the alarm with a stick or by pressing the ‘battery test’ button. You need to know that it will actually work in a fire. Given there is a house fire in Australia approximately every 26 minutes, with most of them occurring at night whilst we...

February 11, 2018

5 Must have safety products for your home

1) Safety Switches Safety switches (RCDs) prevent electrocution in the event of an electrical fault. They cut the power within a fraction of a second when needed. Safety switches must be installed by an electrical contractor and tested every six months using the test button. If the switch does not trip during testing there is a problem, CALL GESA IMMEDIATELY.If your switch trips in between, there is likely a problem with the last appliance used in the home. We can assist even over the phone on t...

February 11, 2018

8 Hot Tips for Saving Money and Power

There is a range of things YOU can do to save power at home. Turn off appliances at the powerpoint. Standby power can be around 5-10% of the average power bill. Turn off lights once you leave a room. Motion sensors can help to automate this process. Install energy-efficient lighting. Old incandescent bulbs should be replaced with LED globes. These are more energy efficient and last longer. Lamps should also be used instead of room lights when possible, such as when reading in...

February 11, 2018

SMOKE ALARMS AND SAFETY COMPLIANCE

GESA now also provides an annual service for the testing of smoke alarms and safety switches (RCDs) in all domestic, commercial and industrial situations. This will protect e.g. landlords, and their investment and tenants.Smoke alarm maintenance is governed by both State and Federal regulation. Any person or body cooperate who does not comply may be guilty of an offence and the old “I did not know” will not stand a chance in a court of law. Any person or PCBU has a duty of care and must comp...

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