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Switchboard Repair and Upgrade

We all want to keep our homes and businesses free from hazards. On the electrical front, your home’s safety starts with the switchboard. If you won’t ensure its integrity, it can pose potential danger to your household. To get your switchboards and fuses updated, call our team of licensed electricians to do it for you!

What is Switchboard Upgrade?

Australia’s Wiring Rules are constantly being updated to ensure safe electrical installations and practices. According to AS/NZS 3000:2018, if you wish to add any electrical power outlet to your house or make any changes with your switchboard, you are legally required to contact an electrician to upgrade your switchboard. That’s where Oztech Sparks Electrical comes in!


Here's what you can expect from a switchboard upgrade:


  • Before we begin any upgrades, we perform a detailed safety inspection throughout your house to check for any other safety issues or potential electrical hazards.

  • Power to your house will be isolated at your main switchboard so that we can conduct the switchboard upgrade safely.

  • We will remove all of the old circuit protection devices (fuses).

  • We will install new circuit breakers and RCDs.

  • Your circuits will be reconnected into circuit breakers or circuit breaker/RCD combination breakers. This ensures the safety of people and meets the updated electrical standards (according to AS NZS 3000:2018).

  • We will inspect the MEN (Main Earthed Neutral) system and ensure that your main earthing conductor (electrode) is still in an adequate condition, as per updated electrical standards. This may also have to be upgraded to ensure that your home is electrically grounded.

  • The entire installation will require 7 mandatory electrical tests that we will carry out. This ensures adequate protection verifying that there are no faults or underlying issues.

  • We clearly label your switchboard so that you and other electricians know which switches control areas of the house.

  • A standard switchboard upgrade will take anywhere from 2 to 4 hours to be completed.


What we can do?

If you're considering switching to new or bigger appliances, or perhaps you simply need a new surge protector power point in your home, then you will need a switchboard upgrade for power failure and surge protection.


If your switchboard is aged or you still have ceramic fuses, then your home does not meet the current Australian Standards. This is a hazard and could be potentially very dangerous.


Reasons why you may need a switchboard upgrade:

  • If you have an older switchboard, it’s highly like that it will overload because it wasn’t designed to cope with all new-age appliances

  • Lower fire and shock risk, as newer switchboards have built-in safety switches and surge protection

  • Lower risk of your circuit breaker constantly tripping and blowing fuses due to overloading

  • Older-style switchboards aren't compliant with current regulations and aren't always conducive with new smart metres

  • Solar power options require newer switchboards to function


The licensed electricians at Oztech Sparks Electrical have the right knowledge and experience to handle your switchboard upgrades. We keep ourselves updated on the latest on Australia’s wiring rules, as well as best practices, to make sure that we can give you the best switchboard service possible. With us, you can rest assured that we will get the job done to the highest quality!

Experience the Oztech Spark

Oztech Sparks Electrical is reputable for being honest, reliable, and professional. When it comes to switchboard upgrades, you can rely on our highly trained, qualified team to do the job as quickly and safely as possible, without compromising on quality. Above all, we work quick, quiet, and clean – we will treat your property like our own!



Call us at 1300-OZTECH any time of the day, any day of the week. We are available 24/7!


Book our team or request us immediately for emergencies. We're always on-time.


Leave the work to us. We’ll work quick, quiet, and clean while you attend to other important matters.


Still not convinced?

We’ve been providing high-quality electrical and security services to Greater Sydney and Illawarra for over 10 years. Our services, which come with complete transparency and upfront pricing, are backed by our lifetime workmanship guarantee. Not convinced yet? Here are more reasons why in choosing us, you know you’re in good company:


  • Local Business Awards finalist in 2021

  • We are proud members of the Master Electricians Association

  • We are trusted by over 2,000 customers and hundreds of businesses across Greater Sydney and Illawarra

  • We clean as we go and wear boot protectors to keep your home or business free of dirt and debris

  • We keep you well informed about the work we’re doing and educate you on electrical safety as well as how to operate installations and fixtures

  • We pay high attention to details and don't take shortcuts







Polite, flexible, good quality completion, manager easy to deal with. Friendly tradies.


Ready to make the switch? Upgrade your switchboard today.

Your switchboard is the main control centre for your home, and you can ensure its integrity and ability with a switchboard upgrade. What are you waiting for? Call us on 1300 698 324 or fill out the form for a free, no-obligation quote.

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