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Switchboard Upgrade

Professional electrical switchboard upgrade

Older buildings and homes that have fuse type switchboards pose a much higher risk of electrical fires occurring and offer very limited protection against the risk of possible electric shocks. All modern switchboard installations should have mandatory safety switches installed, under Queensland law. Hanson Electrical can carry out switchboard upgrades in your Brisbane home or business.

Ensure your electrical systems are safe


Do you need a switchboard update?

This is dependent entirely on what type of switchboard your have. Fuse type switchboards were the average switchboard installed in older houses. These older style of switchboard are becoming a huge fire risk as the average house electrical consumption was a lot less than to what it is now. With the introduction of air conditioners, TVs, computers, and other modern appliances your home you may be using a lot more power than what your switchboard can handle.


These older switchboards are often not fitted with safety switches either, which can be dangerous in the case of an electrical fault.


Upgrade from incoming mains power

Incoming mains are the cables that run from the point of entry to your house to the switchboard.

  • Old houses usually have 6 mm incoming mains (rated to approx. 40amps).
  • Medium size new houses have 10 mm incoming mains (rated to approx. 63amps).
  • Larger houses have 16 mm incoming mains {rated to approx. 80amps).

Why choose Hanson Electrical?

At Hanson Electrical we base our business on customer satisfaction, repeat clients and referrals. That's why we take our customer service so seriously. Our Service Guarantee is put in place to give you, the customer, the peace of mind to know that you are always going to be looked after.

Hanson service guarantee

  • If for some reason we could not answer your call at that time, please leave a short message and your call will be returned in less than 30 minutes.
  • Our electricians love to be on time.
  • The electrical safety of your home is our top priority.
  • We will only use high-quality components and products to ensure our customers get a long-lasting solution.
  • Our electricians clean up after every job and always leave your home the same way we found it, if not better.
  • Hanson electrician's electrical work complies with all relevant state, industry and Australian standards.
  • Plus our work is backed by a limited lifetime warranty.

Your local electrical specialists

Hanson Electrical offer professional surge protection for your home and business throughout Brisbane and suburbs. Give our team a call at 0456 478 029 or complete our online electrician booking form

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