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Why your Business Needs Electrical Maintenance

Updated: Apr 6, 2022

Every business relies heavily on electrical equipment such as computers, lighting, A/C systems, refrigerators and power outlets are essential to the day-to-day running of businesses so, if your business suffers from an electrical problem, you could face expensive disruptions to your business. This is why regular electrical maintenance should be a top priority for any smart business owner.

The Benefits of Regular Commercial Electrical Maintenance Services In NSW

At Real Electrical Solutions, our ASP Level 2 electricians in New South Wales recommend that you perform regular electrical maintenance to keep your electrical system in optimal condition. Keep reading to find out some of the reasons why your business needs regular electrical maintenance services.

Stakeholder Safety

As a business owner, it is your responsibility to keep your property, employees and customers safe. Even the smallest electrical problem can result in serious injury or even death and as the boss, you will be liable for any injuries sustained on your property.

No matter what type of electrical work needs to be done in your business, it’s important to hire a qualified and experienced electrician in New South Wales. By hiring a reliable electrician, you can be sure that your property will be protected, and the safety of your employees won’t be put at risk from substandard work that could result in electrocution.

Electrocution is potentially lethal. Some serious consequences of experiencing an electric shock include:

  • Fire and explosion

  • Breathing difficulties

  • Loss of consciousness

  • Cardiac arrest

  • Serious skin or internal organ burns

  • Related injuries including falls from heights

  • Death

Prevention of Major Electrical Problems

Electrical maintenance can help you identify minor problems and issues with your electrical system and appliances so they can be repaired before a more hazardous problem arises. By having a licensed electrician in New South Wales, such as Real Electrical Solutions, perform regular electrical maintenance, you can prevent unnecessary expenses from emergency electrical repairs that could have been avoided in the first place.

When you hire a professional electrician to inspect all your electrical installations on a regular basis, damage can be detected early, allowing you to have issues fixed before the electrical damage gets worse.

Prevention of Business Disruptions

If you are looking to maintain the safety and productivity of your business, a major electrical problem could cause serious problems for the running of your company.

Electricity runs your equipment and appliances, including the most important ones like the lighting, computer system and elevators and, if a serious electrical problem occurs, it could take several days to fix. This means reduced productivity in your business or possibly even a full closure of the company. Some of the most common electrical problems that cause disruptions to businesses include:

  • Power outages

  • Electrical malfunctions

  • Blown fuses

  • Hot or sparking panels

  • Burning wires

  • Smoking devices

  • Fallen or broken electrical wires

Save Money on Expensive Electrical Repairs

For any business, saving money on major electrical repairs is always an advantage. If you fail to schedule regular electrical maintenance for your business, it’s likely that an urgent electrical emergency will happen at some point resulting in an emergency call out.

Having a routine electrical inspection will not only be cheaper than hiring an after-hours electrician to fix your emergency power problems, but a routine electrical safety inspection will also give you peace of mind by enabling repairs to be fixed in a timely manner before they become a danger on your business premises.

Keep Your Electrical Equipment Functioning Properly

Whether you’re running an A/C system or heavy-duty machines in your business, you’ve spent a good amount of money investing in equipment for your business so of course, you would want to make good use out of them.

While it’s tempting to try to save a few dollars by avoiding regular electrical maintenance, this could mean disaster for your electrical equipment. Regular electrical maintenance isn’t just beneficial for keeping your business property safe, it also ensures your electrical system and devices are running normally and can actually improve their performance.

During an electrical maintenance inspection, our ASP Level 2 electricians in New South Wales will perform a thorough electrical check-up to make sure every appliance, machine, outlet and electrical device is functioning normally to keep your equipment working at maximum efficiency.

Areas Checked During an Inspection

Every business owner in NSW is legally obliged to keep their premises safe and is responsible for the electrical safety of their employees and everyone else on the premises. As a general rule, electrical maintenance should be performed at least once every 12 months.

If any dangers or potential dangers are found during the maintenance inspection, your electrician can take action to remove the risks to those on the premises and complete any electrical repairs.

Any ASP Level 2 electrician in New South Wales can help you with regular maintenance and check on your business’s electrical system. Areas of your electrical system that get checked during a routine inspection include:

  • Electrical outlets

  • Circuit breaker and panel

  • Electrical meter

  • Wiring

  • Smoke detectors

  • General electrical and fire safety

Schedule Electrical Maintenance for Your Business, Today

Electrical maintenance is essential when it comes to keeping your business running smoothly and our electricians provide you with excellent electrical maintenance services in New South Wales that will identify any problems and have them fixed immediately.

If your business is in Newcastle, Maitland, Central Coast or the Hunter Valley and it needs commercial electrical maintenance services, give the ASP Level 2 electrical experts at Real Electrical Solutions a call on 0403306842 or by using our live chat box at to schedule an appointment, sooner rather than later.



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