• Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation

    17th June, 2019 | by Kristine Dawson
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    Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation has recently changed. Find out how these changes affect you.  New Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation will ensure Queensland has the safest homes in the world when it comes to fire safety. The new legislation states that all Queensland dwellings will be required to have interconnected, photoelectric smoke alarm in all bedrooms,Read more »

  • Paradise Centre Mall Electrical Upgrade

    10th June, 2019 | by Kristine Dawson
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    Recently we worked with FDC construction to Upgrade the Paradise Centre Mall in Surfers Paradise. During this project we were required to add additional led lighting in the floor and walls. We also had to upgrade the switchboard, cabling and add new floor boxes.  We were required to work around the green wall. The additionalRead more »

  • Buying a ceiling fan – all you need to know

    24th November, 2018 | by Kristine Dawson
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    As we head into another Brisbane summer and the temperature rises many of us consider buying a ceiling fan to keep us cool. However, there are so many options to choose from, timber fans, aluminium ceiling fans, fans with remote controls, outdoor ceiling fans, indoor ceiling fans and it can all be a little confusing.Read more »

  • Need a Switchboard Upgrade? 7 Warning Signs to look for.

    24th July, 2018 | by Kristine Dawson
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    Do you need a switchboard upgrade? Have you noticed any warning signs? Tripping fuses, flickering lights? Most of us take it for granted that our electricity will work when we want it to. We come home in the evening and flick a switch and like magic, the lights come on. But what if, one dayRead more »

  • LED lights – Helping the Environment and your Bank Account

    5th June, 2018 | by Kristine Dawson
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    By 2020 all Halogen lights will be banned in Australia, lighting the way for LED lights to dominate the market. This move by the Australia Government is set to save families and small business hundreds of dollars each year off their energy bill. Following in the footsteps of the EU, halogen bulbs will be bannedRead more »

  • How to Find a Great Brisbane Electrician

    3rd May, 2018 | by Kristine Dawson
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    Finding a decent Brisbane Electrician can be a tricky task unless you know what to look for. Searching for a Brisbane Electrician or Electrician near me are two of the most popular searches on Google. However, these searches do not always bring up the Electrician best suited to your needs. You might get commercial electriciansRead more »

  • Need A Good Brisbane Plumber? Just Ask Us!

    5th March, 2018 | by Kristine Dawson
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    In our line of business, we often cross paths with other tradesmen, particularly on major renovation projects or new builds. One such trade that we regularly work with is plumbers. Despite the fact that electricity and water should never mix, strangely enough where there’s an electrician you’ll often find a plumber. Let’s give you anRead more »

  • Test and Tag Guidelines for the Workplace.

    23rd February, 2018 | by Kristine Dawson
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    Are you Keeping up to date with your test and tag requirements in your workplace? Do you know if your workplace is compliant? All electrical equipment needs to be tested and tagged at regular intervals. Depending on the type of equipment and its use, the testing interval will vary. Here is a guideline to howRead more »

  • Kitchen Upgrade – Donaldson St, Greenslopes

    15th January, 2018 | by Kristine Dawson
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    Our client was redesigning and installing a new kitchen. They also wanted to replace existing lighting in the dining room with new LED downlights to improve the aesthetics of the area and lower their power bills.   The Installation Installed new power points in convenient locations. Rewired existing cabling to suit the new kitchen layout.Read more »

  • Property Maintenance – Genesis Care

    15th January, 2018 | by Kristine Dawson
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    Genesis Care required ongoing and reliable electrical service to all of its Brisbane and South East Queensland locations. Dawson Electric are able to carry out efficient and hassle-free commercial property maintenance.   Property Maintenance Create a property maintenance plan with us that’s right for you. We can routinely provide any number of services, as requiredRead more »