19 Feb 2021
Does your home office need electrical maintenance? Contact a licensed electrical contractor in Bardon and surrounds (Alderley, Ashgrove, Newmarket, Paddington, The Gap) like Allyn White Electrical for all of your electrical problems.

Regular electrical maintenance is important in preventing potential accidents or incidents, the safety of your family and the public, but it can also improve the energy efficiency of your premises and help you save on your commercial power bills. This goes beyond the standard tag and test requirements which is generally done on an annual basis.

Whilst having a regular electrical maintenance schedule is likely the best option, it’s also helpful to be made aware of the top signs that your home office needs professional electrical maintenance. Below we’ve listed the top 4 indicators that imply you should contact a licensed electrician in Brisbane for maintenance work.

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10 Feb 2021
How to save money in Brisbane by switching to LED lights?

With the ever-increasing expense of just keeping a household running, we know that many families are on the lookout for ways to save money. Did you know that your home lighting can account for up to 30% of your power bill? Making smart choices with what type of lighting you use can make a noticeable impact on your energy costs. We recommend switching to LED downlights as a way to minimise electricity use and keep those bills down.

If you’re searching for a the best electrician in Brisbane area and surrounds (Alderley, Ashgrove, Bardon, Stafford, Paddington, The Gap), look no further than Allyn White Electrical.

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04 Feb 2021
Your switchboard is the ‘control panel’ of your home’s electrical wiring. If your switchboard is getting on in years, you need to consider upgrading it. Contact Allyn White Electrical today

If you live in an older home (30 years plus) in Brisbane and you haven’t had your switchboard checked since you’ve been living there, then it might be a good idea to call a licensed electrician who can carry out an electrical safety audit. Why? Because older style switchboards, especially the type with ceramic fuses aren’t particularly conducive to modern-day electrical demands and as such may need replacing.

If you’re searching for a switchboard upgrade in Brisbane area and surrounds (Alderley, Ashgrove, Bardon, Enoggera, Paddington, The Gap), look no further than Allyn White Electrical.

What is an Electrical Switchboard?

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28 Jan 2021

Safety Switches – Prevent potential electric shocks. Ensure that you have sufficient safety switch protection for your home or office.

Regardless of whether you own or rent, you should consider having safety switches installed on all circuits.

Safety switches protect you, your family and anyone visiting the property from electric shock.

The risk is real. One safety switch may not be enough.

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21 Jan 2021
An electrician checking on an electrical switchboard. Never DIY your electrical work. Contact a licensed electrical contractor in Bardon and surrounds (Alderley, Ashgrove, Enoggera, Paddington, The Gap) like Allyn White Electrical for all of your electrical problems.

With how advanced technologies these days, it’s easy for us to find a DIY video online, including DIY videos on how to fix electricity problems at your house. But tinkering with cables can be dangerous if done by an amateur. This is when a licensed electrical contractor or a professional electrician in Brisbane can help you.


As an electrical contractor, Allyn White Electrical does all kinds of industrial and commercial electrical installations and repairs as well as home electrical services and emergency electrical repairs in Brisbane (Alderley, Ashgrove, Bardon, Enoggera, Paddington, The Gap). We are a small family-owned and run business with over 40+ years’ experience so please call us on 041 6235 641. We are here to help.

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15 Jan 2021
Protect your home or business with Security Sensor lights. Contact Allyn White Electrical for Sensor and Security Light Installation in Brisbane.

Protect your home or business with Security Sensor lights
Sensor and Security Light Installation

Outdoor Security Light Frequently Asked Questions

How do motion sensor outdoor lights work?

Whenever motion is detected outside your home, typically by heat signature, the outdoor light will illuminate. These sensors can pick up heat from people, pets, or cars.

Do motion sensor outdoor lights work during daylight?

Most outdoor lights are made with photocell technology to avoid illuminating the outdoor light during daylight. This saves the lifespan of light and energy.

What lightbulb is best for outdoor lights?

It depends on the light. Most outdoor lights come with the best lightbulb to use. But if you would like to replace the bulbs, consider replacing with (LED) lights to produce the same intense light with only a fraction of the power usage.

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30 Dec 2020
A brand new kitchen can effortlessly blend comfort, beauty and convenience, and it can help to create the perfect sanctuary where the family can congregate … any time of the day! Here are our top 5 reasons to renovate your kitchen.

1. A New Kitchen Encourages Homemade Meals

One of the biggest trends in family lifestyle is the move towards more home-cooked healthier meals in Australia. Increased counter space, new appliances and a brand-new feel to a kitchen encourage more people to stay home and cook rather than eating out. Providing a space where children feel like cooking and helping in the kitchen is also a significant benefit for a renovation.

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23 Dec 2020
Merry Christmas from Allyn White Electrical!
To our valued customers,
Hard to believe that 2020 is quickly coming to an end. We have received so much love and support this year and we really want to take the time to say thank you, to you, our valued customers. Without you, it wouldn’t have been possible!
We wish you a relaxing and happy time with your family and loved ones this Christmas—and all the very best for the coming year.
Warm regards,
For any after-hours emergency electrical in Bardon, Brisbane, contact Allyn White Electrical on 0416 235 641.


17 Dec 2020
Electrician working on cables in a construction building. If you need to do a pre-purchase electrical inspection, contact Allyn White now!

Before buying a property, it is essential that we carry out pre-purchase electrical inspections. Regular electrical inspections will help ensure your home or business is electrically safe protecting your family or your staff. We offer comprehensive electrical inspections for any sized house or building.

Why should I get an electrical inspection?

There are several reasons why you should have regular electrical inspections. The most important reason, of course, is safety. Without regular thorough electrical inspections, the first sign that there is something wrong is when there is a major problem, like a fire or an electrical accident.

By having regular electrical inspections, you can reduce the chances of major electrical faults.

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