Category Archives: Melbourne Electrician Blog

5 ways to keep your property safe with CCTV

CCTV installation Melbourne

You’re probably used to seeing CCTV cameras in public spaces like shopping centres, on public transport, and in gyms – but did you know more and more people are installing CCTV in their homes to keep their personal property and possessions safe? Every day, customers contact us about CCTV installation in Melbourne to enhance protection…

LED downlight installation tips

LED Downlight Installation

This week, our electricians in Cheltenham are putting LED under the spotlight! We’re uncovering some of the best advantages of this modern, contemporary, and highly energy-efficient lighting solution, and sharing some simple tips to help optimise your layout. What are LED downlights? LED downlights are a modern alternative to the traditional halogen light bulbs. LEDs…

How do you know when your electrical wiring needs replacing?

Switchboard wiring

Your electrical wiring is the lifeblood of your property, delivering power to your sockets and appliances so you can seamlessly connect, play, cook, and relax. So what happens when something goes wrong? And how do you know when electrical wiring needs repair or replacement? Whether you’re renovating an old property, or you’re upgrading the home…

What are some important electrical considerations in the bathroom?

Electrical wiring in Melbourne

Are you an architect, builder, or homeowner trying to plan or understand electrical requirements in your bathroom? The trick to safe electrical wiring in your bathroom is to learn about it holistically so that each component can be managed effectively to create a safe atmosphere. Today, our electricians in Melbourne uncover careful considerations you should…

Where is the best place to install my CCTV cameras?

CCTV installation in Melbourne

As trespassers get more creative with the tactics they use to enter premises unlawfully, we need to reconsider the safety system we currently use in our houses. A lock on doors and windows doesn’t always cut it anymore. The safest option for your family is CCTV installation in Melbourne. Not only does this system record…

Let there be light: what is LED lighting?

LED Downlight Replacement

Upgrading your lighting system with downlights is a great way to modernise your home’s lighting system – and save money and energy while you’re at it! Downlights have many fantastic qualities, but before you get too excited, remember that to have downlights installed in Melbourne, you need a reliable and qualified electrician! One of our…

Best ways to secure your home

Prokop Electrical Home security

There are a huge range of options when it comes to securing your home or business and there are a variety of reasons why you might want to improve security including preventing break-ins and minimising graffiti or vandalism. On average burglars strike every 30 seconds. Melbourne and the Bayside areas are not impervious to break-ins, so we’ve compiled a list of tips for keeping your home secure, because home security should be a top priority.

Preparing your AC split systems for Melbournes next summer

Melbourne Split System Electrician

There is nothing worse than enduring Melbourne’s summer heat wave only to discover that your AC split system isn’t working as it should. Heat waves are generally also a time when everyone is having the same issues, and it becomes hard to find a local electrician who is available to do the work. Preparing in advance means that your AC split system will be ready to keep your home cool all summer.

Having a professional local electrician clean your AC split system will allow for the unit to run more efficiently and will reduce your power bill.

New electrical safety compliance obligations for landlords and rentals in Victoria

Electrical safety compliance

Prokop Electrical Services are fully qualified electricians undertaking electrical safety checks and are now servicing rental homes throughout Melbourne. Prokop Electrical Services are based in Bentleigh East and have been awarded Melbourne’s most recommended local electrician 2018, 19 and 20. Get in touch for an obligation free quote. Some of the areas we are servicing…