Electrical Design Tips from Kiwi Electrical Ltd
by Editorial Team - Build Your Dream
Some free tips for planning the wiring in your new home.
When planning the electrical layout, there are many obvious, and not so obvious factors to consider:
Think of the future
If you think you may add more rooms in the future, ensure the switch board has capacity for this.
7 Home wiring tips for new home builders from Kiwi
1. Always use a Master Electrician
Only master electricians can offer the ECANZ 12month $10,000 guarantee
Think of experience, product quality and professionalism as well as price when comparing quotes
They will have better product knowledge, be aware of trends, and be used to working with other trades people to make your project a pleasurable experience
These down light kits (light fitting, 12 volt transformer & lamp), available from most lighting retailers often come with a low quality Chinese made lamp, with shorter life, lower light output, and low Kelvin rating(meaning the light has a more yellowish colour to it than a good quality lamp.
Although these light fittings look identical to 12 volt halogen down lights when installed, they also have a poorer quality lamp, with low light output and low Kelvin rating
You electrician will be able to provide you with catalogues from lighting importers and wholesalers that do not supply the retail market. The prices should be very competitive, and the range and quality of lighting product equal or better than most retailers.
Your lifestyle may be different a few years from when your home is completed, and it is more cost effective to have any future wiring installed from new, rather than trying to retrofit later
If you have any queries about the wiring of your new home, would like some free advice or pricing, please feel free to contact Kiwi Electrical Ltd, Master Electricians