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Going Dry this July for Cancer

North Gold Coast Electrical is always looking for ways to support the community. So our director has signed up to Dry July to raise funds for people affected by cancer. We’d love for you to support us and make a donation; The funds we raise will help provide comfort and support to cancer patients and […]

Tips for Getting an Electrical Apprenticeship

Scarcely a week goes by without multiple enquiries to our office from aspiring electricians looking to gain an electrical apprenticeship. When we’ve advertised to recruit apprentices in the past we’ve often received hundreds of applications in a number of days. All this is to say there’s huge demand for electrical apprentice positions from jobseekers, so […]

Whats New: Clipsal Iconic Range

You’ll find clipsal’s classic range of switches and power outlets in homes and businesses all over Australia. But you might not yet have seen their new range of ‘Iconic’ products. Which sees sleek new designs and modern features integrated with that classic clipsal quality.Here’s how Clipsal describe them:“Clipsal Iconic® is a modern electrical accessories range, based […]

The risk is real - one safety switch may not be enough

The Queensland Government has released a useful video explaining the importance of multiple safety switches in a domestic installation. Give it a watch and get in touch with North Gold Coast Electrical, your experienced Gold Coast Electrician.

Safety Switch changes

Changes to RCD requirements The wiring rules have changed in Australia and your switchboard might be due for a change with them. Previously only circuits with socket outlets required protection from a residual current device (or ‘safety switches’) but now all final sub-circuits need to be protected. That means not only your power points but […]

Electrical Safety at Christmas Time

In the Christmas season it is great to see more and more homes bringing colour and light to their neighbourhoods with dramatic Christmas lighting installations celebrating the festive season. Its important to make sure the lighting you’re using and the way its installed doesn’t cause any electrical or fire hazards. Worksafe Queensland provides the following […]

New postal flyer, Special offer on smoke detector testing

The regulations governing smoke detector installations in residential properties have changed and North Gold Coast Electrical is offering a special promotion to help local’s ensure their homes and property are compliant and safe. For a limited time, we will be offering a low-cost smoke detector test at only $10 with NO CALL OUT fee. We […]

New product: Remote Operated Light Switching

CBUS & DynaLight systems are popular for top-end new-home constructions but for those wanting to update their home-tech in an existing structure can be prohibitively expensive if not impossible from a practical perspective. Luckily there are products on the market that can bring modern technology like remote operation of lighting and power outlets to your […]

What is Thermal Imaging?

North Gold Coast Electrical is a full service Gold Coast based electrician, our team is experienced in a range of fields including electrical installations and servicing, communications cabling and servicing and the supply and installation of electronic security systems such as alarms and intercoms. Part of our service is attending homes and businesses to thermally […]

Electrical Safety Inspection

Is your home electrically safe? Regardless of whether you’ve lived in a home for years or you’ve just moved in, as power consumption and temperatures rise old and damaged electrical installations and cabling can pose real safety risks for your family and your home. Responding to the concerns of […]