Renovating your own space, can be a very stressful time for most people. At Pulse Electrical and Communications we can help to take the pressure off. We work closely with our clients to determine their requirements and offer upfront, honest and reliable technical advice prior to commencing any work on projects. We can design your electrical layout or go over your proposed electrical layout to ensure that lighting, powerpoints, switches, communications, fire safety, venitlation are exactly where they are required to ensure complete functionality of your installation
To get an idea of some things to think about here is a handy insight for a house
As a lounge, it is a place where you are relaxing and getting things done. The lounge room needs to allow for power points for lamps, general purpose, USB outlets, entertainment and the all important charging of latptpops and phones. The placement of your entertainment unit and furniture will play a major role in deciding where the power points should be. You should have at least two outlets directly behind the television. This will allow for power for the television, sound system as well pay TV set top boxes. The other outlets around the room can be positioned according to how you see conveninent to your lifestyle.
The kitchen is one area of the house that gulps power the most. This is where most of your appliances are; the refridgerator, the oven, the kettle, the dishwasher, the micorwave the toaster amongst others. It is important discuss the number of circuits that run from your switchboard to your kitchen as these days it is not uncommon to have 2 or even 3 ovens in a kitchen. It is also important to know if your cooktop will be gas or induction type.
The bedroom is another area of the house where electrical fittings must be well-thought-out. In the master bedroom, generally most people have a double powerpoint on either side of the bed to aid the use of bedside lamps and perhaps plug in your devices as required. You should also have at least one other outlet within the room for general purpose use.
While back in the day installing powerpoints in the bathroom wasn’t quite necessary, nowadays with the vanity area being part of most modern bathrooms you would definitely need to install atleast one powerpoint for the use of hairdryers or as. Charging point for an electric toothbrush.
In conculsion; when doing a renovation the electrical side of things should not be overlooked. The importance of a detailed electrical plan and scope of works is imperitive. Talk to one of our technicians today to find out how we can help take the pressure off and deliver an electrical installation that is well thought out, functional and delivered to an exceptionally high standard.