28 Feb 2024
Experience Quality Electrical Work with Allyn White Electrical

At Allyn White Electrical, we take immense pride in being a family-run electrical company serving our customers in the leafy inner west of  Brisbane. With over 40+ years of industry experience, we prioritise delivering exceptional service and professionalism in every interaction with our valued customers. Whether you are dealing with electrical issues in a residential or commercial property, you can trust us to provide reliable and efficient service, offering practical and cost-effective solutions to meet your needs.  

Why Choose Us?

⦁ Highly ranked Google rating

⦁ Labour warranty on all our work

⦁ Over 40+ years of electrical expertise

⦁ Proficient in handling domestic, commercial, and industrial electrical work

⦁ Proudly family-owned and operated, based locally in Brisbane.

Our Services 

We offer a diverse range of affordable services aimed at addressing common electrical issues, including:

⦁ Loss of power

⦁ Safety switches failing to reset

⦁ Energex defects and disconnections

⦁ Damage caused by floods and storms

⦁ Electrical faults

⦁ Issues like sparks or buzzing at switches or switchboards

⦁ Blown fuses

⦁ Problems with overhead power lines or property power poles

⦁ Smoke alarms alarming

⦁ Whether you need additional powerpoints installed, existing powerpoints

repaired or replaced, or new powerpoints fitted with USB charging ports, we have you covered 

⦁ Gardening and landscaping lighting design, installation, and advice

Residential Electrical Services 

Whether you require electrical installations, renovations, or troubleshooting, we ensure the safe and efficient functioning of electricity in your home or business. From adding power points to installing new fittings, we handle every task with expertise and professionalism. Additionally, we specialise in renovation electrical work, assisting homeowners in upgrading their electrical systems with ease.

Commercial Electrical Repairs For businesses, we also offer a comprehensive range of commercial electrical repair services to ensure uninterrupted operations. From minor repairs to electrical  renovations, we’re equipped to handle any electrical project in your shop, office, or business premises.

Safety Testing 

We provide planned maintenance services for your home, office space or business, including testing and tagging equipment, smoke alarms, safety switches, and exit and emergency lights, to proactively maintain system integrity and prevent potential issues.

From prompt responses to addressing emergency electrical issues to providing consultations and advice on power usage and maintenance checkups for your home or business, we are committed to resolving all your electrical concerns. Additionally, we offer replacement and installation services, ensuring that your electrical systems are up to date and functioning optimally. Whether you are seeking guidance on lighting design for your kitchen and bathroom renovations or upgrades in your home,  commercial, or industrial spaces, we are here to assist you with our expertise and tailored solutions to meet your specific needs  

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Choose Allyn White for Your Electrical Needs:

With over 40+ years of experience, Allyn White Electrical is your trusted partner for home electrical maintenance, upgrades, installations, emergency repairs, testing and installing smoke alarms, garden lighting and lighting advice.

Allyn White Electrical

Installation, repairs, upgrades, lighting advice for your home and outdoor spaces. No matter what your home renovation plan calls for, you can trust Allyn White.

Experienced in all aspects of domestic, industrial, commercial, and emergency electrical work, Allyn will be able to assist with your electrical needs.

Contact us today at 0416 235 641 for a free quote. We are available during the week and weekends —ensuring your electrical needs are met promptly and professionally.

Our charge out rate remains the same during the week and on weekends and in the case of an electrical emergency.

09 Feb 2024

Although they are a vital space, laundry room design often seems like an afterthought. These rooms are often considered basic and a part of the home that doesn’t require much attention. A little extra consideration can take a laundry space from merely being ordinary to becoming more functional and looking fantastic. The best way to begin is to upstyle outdated lighting fixtures and choose light fixtures that work best with your laundry space. 

As we know Lighting design is an important consideration throughout the home, Light fixtures for laundry spaces are especially essential for functionality and overall design.   

Laundry rooms offer relatively few opportunities for design beyond the cabinets and fixtures. The playful use of lighting is one of the major ways to brighten a laundry space that is easy on the budget.

From trendy glamorous or chic designs  to functional, these lighting ideas make doing laundry upgrades a breeze.

How Many Lights Should Be in a Laundry Room?

Laundry room spaces can vary in size, some are small, some are in downstairs or upstairs areas, some are in bathrooms, or in a vertical cupboard, and some aren’t even rooms at all. But they all need quality lighting. If available, natural lighting is the ideal baseline for laundry room lighting. If natural lighting is unavailable, there are many stunning ways to brighten the space. The number of lights needed will depend on the size of the room.

What Kind of Light Goes in a Laundry Room?

There are no rules that say a laundry room cannot be elegant and chic.

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Layering lighting means that you should think about accent lighting, general light, and task lighting. Simple, industrial-style pendants are perfect for laundry spaces since they fit the idea of this room as a functional area that requires non-nonsense lighting. But that doesn’t mean no style is needed. 

Recessed Lighting

Recessed lighting is ideal for smaller laundry spaces. It adds a layer of ambient light needed for spotting stains. Using a bulb that provides a crisp white light that isn’t too cool or too warm will keep the eyes comfortable. In larger laundry rooms or ones without windows, recessed lighting can help balance the overall lighting design in the space.

Pendant Lighting

Laundry areas are generally on the smaller side. This makes it easy to focus on practicality and forget decorative lighting. In a large, spacious laundry room, pendant lighting can be a stylish up styling addition. A pendant can make the room seem less stark and offer softer ambient light when needed. When choosing a pendant, keep the base of the light seven feet from the floor to ensure sufficient headroom.

Semi-Flush Mount

In laundry rooms with ceilings too low for pendants, a semi-flush mount is a great solution. An upgrade on the traditional flush mount lighting, a semi-flush mount offers the style and flair of a pendant without interfering with the headroom.

The laundry room is one of the few rooms in a home that have few design rules. So, it’s a great place to experiment with different lighting styles ideas.

Always work with a professional!

To ensure that your lighting is properly installed, always hire a licensed electrician. Our popular lighting  installation services include supply and install or install only as well as servicing, repairs and advice.

Contact a Licensed Electrician in Brisbane for Your Home Electrical Maintenance, Repairs and Installations

Allyn White Electrical

Installation, repairs, upgrades, lighting advice for your home and outdoor spaces. No matter what your home renovation plan calls for, you can trust Allyn White.

With over 45 years of experience in all aspects of domestic, industrial, commercial and emergency electrical work, Allyn will be able to assist with your electrical needs in Brisbane.

For a free quote by a licensed electrician call 0416 235 641 to arrange a time to discuss your electrical needs.

Our charge out rate remains the same during the week, weekends and after hours, so don’t hesitate to contact us today!

30 Jan 2024
Install a Ceiling Fan to Keep You Cool

The humble ceiling fan is the answer to keeping your home cool during our hot and humid summer months!

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


When it comes to choosing a practical and stylish cooling solution, you can’t go much further than the classic ceiling fan; it’s one of those household essentials.

The latest styles range from graceful good looks to fabulous statement-makers, and they’re useful all year-round to help keep you cooler in summer and warmer in winter.

Ceiling fans are great for energy-saving all year round and can work efficiently alongside an air conditioner to reduce running costs, or by themselves to create a cooling breeze for any room – indoors or out. Most ceiling fans use only as much power as a traditional 60-watt light globe, so you can feel cool for as little as 1 cent an hour (however, this can vary depending on your energy provider, fan size and fan use).

Most ceiling fans have a reverse mode meaning you can use your fan to circulate cool air in summer and warm air in winter. With low noise and a range of functionality including light and remote options, there is bound to be a ceiling fan to suit your needs for your home.

There are many different styles of fans on offer, although the simple white units continue to be the most popular.

Before purchasing a fan, keep the following points in mind to help you choose what is right for your home.

Here’s what you need to know:

SIZE MATTERS

When it comes to ceiling fans, size is everything.

A small fan in a large room will have to work twice as hard to cool you off, while a large fan in a small room may create an uncomfortable amount of airflow.

For a small to medium-sized room up to 4m, select a fan with approx 120mm blades, while blades of approx 140mm will suit a room size of up to 6m. In a large, open-plan space, you may need two or more ceiling fans.

PERFECT POSITIONING

Blades need to be at least 2.1m from the floor. Most fans come with a ball canopy fixing method, which means fans can be mounted on sloping, vaulted or flat ceilings.

For high or raked ceilings, an extension rod might be desired to actually bring the fan down to an efficient height.

In a small room with one fan, centering it is logical for both aesthetics and efficiency.

However, in a large bedroom, it might make better sense to position the ceiling fan over the bed to ensure relief on our hot summer nights.

In an expansive, open-plan room, consider using fans to ‘zone’ spaces, such as placing one over your sitting area and one above the dining table.

Be aware that fans need to be fitted securely to joists or blocking and should be positioned away from downlights to prevent flickering.

“There’s no hard and fast rule for this distance. “It depends on how far the fan is from the ceiling and the angle of light from your LED downlights. Ask your electrician for advice.”

POWER BENEFITS

Fans don’t cool the air; they just move it around the room.

“The faster the air moves over your skin, the more it works to evaporate perspiration, which is the mechanism your body uses to cool itself,”

A ceiling fan demands just a fraction of the power needs of an air conditioner, and using both together can reap serious energy-saving benefits. The two work well in tandem by dropping the initial temperature of a room, and then circulating that colder air.

There are similar benefits in cold months, when reverse-function ceiling fans can be switched over to run clockwise, pushing down the available heat to warm the room better – a bonus for high-ceilinged rooms and even outdoors.

Used in conjunction with high outdoor heaters, this function makes your outdoor room a perfect entertaining spot all year round.

STYLING IDEAS

Look at the design of your home, as well as the effect you want to create as ceiling fans come in varying shapes and colours.

If you have a high ceiling, a bolder style of fan will draw attention, which in turn will draw your eye up, accentuating the ceiling height. In smaller rooms you may consider a streamlined effect, so that it ‘disappears’.

Fan blades are typically made of metal, plastic, timber, or plywood, with the choice of materials influencing the price.
Some fans have built-in lights, which solves the dilemma presented by making your fan, rather than a pendant light, the centre point of the room. Typically, the light can be operated independently so the fan can remain off even when the light is on.

ALWAYS WORK WITH A PROFESSIONAL

To ensure that your ceiling fan or fans are properly installed, always hire a licensed electrician. Having a professional install your fan also ensures that your warranty is not voided.

Contact a Licensed Electrician in Brisbane for Your Home Electrical Maintenance, Repairs and Installations

Allyn White Electrical

Installation, repairs, upgrades, lighting advice for your home and outdoor spaces. No matter what your home electrical maintenance plan calls for, you can trust Allyn White.

Experienced in all aspects of domestic, industrial, commercial and emergency electrical work, Allyn will be able to assist with your electrical needs.

Contact us today at 0416 235 641 for a free quote. We are available during the week and weekends —ensuring your electrical needs are met promptly and professionally.

Our charge out rate remains the same during the week and on weekends and in the case of an electrical emergency.

02 Jan 2024

Happy New Year 2024! from Allyn White Electrical

The best is yet to come! Wishing you and your family and friends a very happy New year. We look forward to working with you again soon.

Here’s to new beginnings, shared moments, and continued success in 2024!

Happy New Year!

Our Warmest regards,
Allyn and Stella White 

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With over 45 years of experience in all aspects of domestic, industrial, commercial and emergency electrical work, Allyn will be able to assist with your electrical problems in Brisbane.

For a free quote by a licensed electrician call 0416 235 641 to arrange a time to discuss your electrical needs.

Our charge out rate remains the same during the week, weekends and after hours, so don’t hesitate to contact us today!

02 Jan 2024

To our valued customers,

As we approach this joyous season, we want to take a moment to

express our sincere gratitude. Your support is very much appreciated to local businesses like ours and fosters a sense of community.

Wishing you a Christmas filled with relaxation, laughter, and

precious moments with your family and loved ones. May the coming year bring you endless joy, prosperity, and new opportunities.

From our family to yours, we extend our warmest wishes for a very Merry Christmas!

Thank you for being a part of our journey.

Allyn and Stella – Our Warmest regards

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Installation, repairs, upgrades, lighting advice for your home and outdoor spaces. No matter what your home renovation plan calls for, you can trust Allyn White.

With over 45 years of experience in all aspects of domestic, industrial, commercial and emergency electrical work, Allyn will be able to assist with your electrical problems in Brisbane.

For a free quote by a licensed electrician call 0416 235 641 to arrange a time to discuss your electrical needs.

Our charge out rate remains the same during the week, weekends and after hours, so don’t hesitate to contact us today!

13 Dec 2023

Embarking on a renovation or up-styling project? The key to creating a home that’s not just visually stunning but also practical lies in a well-thought-out electrical and lighting plan. Your choices today will shape how you live and enjoy your home tomorrow. Let’s dive into some electrical ideas to consider as you transform your living space.

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1. Don’t Flood, Illuminate:

Over-lighting is a common pitfall. Consult with a licensed electrician to avoid this mistake. Instead, tailor your lighting to the room’s function. For instance, opt for ambient wall lights in hallways and strategically place focal point lighting.

2. Mix It Up:

Think beyond traditional downlights. Incorporate a mix of lighting solutions, such as pendant lights, chandeliers, wall sconces, and track ceiling lights. The variety adds ambiance and style to your home.

3. Avoid Dating Your House:

LED strip lighting is trendy but uses it sparingly. Less is often more, so use it to create ambiance or highlight features like decorative wall panelling or under-cabinet lighting in kitchens and or bathrooms..

4. Automate for Comfort:

Introduce automatic lights for convenience and safety. Consider sensors in entryways, pantries, and garages to make daily living more comfortable. Illuminate your driveway as a welcoming design feature.

5. Strategise Power Points:

Practicality matters. Consult with a licensed electrician to strategically place power points. For instance, avoid placing power points on walls near island benches; instead, opt for concealed pop-ups or discreet switches to maintain aesthetics and safety.

6. Switch Up Your Style:

Lighting switches have evolved. Explore stylish options on the market, including Bluetooth-enabled switches for easy automation from your phone. Match switch plates to your interior scheme for a cohesive look.

7. Budget-Friendly Planning:

If budget constraints arise, plan ahead. Consult with an experienced electrician to make provisions for future additions like integrated sound systems or statement pendant lights. Run the necessary cabling during the renovation so you can add these features later.

Illuminate your home with intention and style. By incorporating these electrical and lighting tips, you’re not just renovating; you’re creating an inviting and functional space that reflects your lifestyle.

Always work with a professional!

To ensure that your lighting is properly installed, always hire a licensed electrician. Our popular lighting  installation services include supply and install or install only as well as servicing, repairs and advice.

Contact a Licensed Electrician in Brisbane for Your Home Electrical Maintenance, Repairs and Installations

Allyn White Electrical

Installation, repairs, upgrades, lighting advice for your home and outdoor spaces. No matter what your home renovation plan calls for, you can trust Allyn White.

With over 45 years of experience in all aspects of domestic, industrial, commercial and emergency electrical work, Allyn will be able to assist with your electrical needs in Brisbane.

For a free quote by a licensed electrician call 0416 235 641 to arrange a time to discuss your electrical needs.

Our charge out rate remains the same during the week, weekends and after hours, so don’t hesitate to contact us today!

29 Nov 2023
Storm Season Alert: Stay Electrically Safe!

Living here in Queensland we can experience unpredictable weather such as storms and floods. Be storm-ready with these tips to ensure you and your home stay electrically safe. Here is our storm season electrical safety checklist to keep on hand. 

✨ Preparation is Key: Before a storm or wet season hits:

✔️ Install a safety switch and test it regularly.

✔️ Know where to turn off power, gas, and water in emergencies.

✔️ Pack up unused electrical equipment; store it in a safe place.

✔️ Unplug outside TVs and non-fixed aerials; keep them dry.

✔️ Switch off and unplug electrical devices when a storm is imminent.

✔️ Shut down your solar PV system using the safe isolation procedure.

⚠️ During the Storm or Flood: Follow these simple steps to stay safe:

✅ Listen to your local radio for weather updates.

⚡ Turn off power points; unplug electrical devices if power is lost.

☎️ Avoid using fixed telephones during thunderstorms to prevent electric shock.

✨ Move electrical equipment to higher locations if floods are expected.

⚠️ Stay away from powerlines, trees, and watercourses.

✔️ Clean-Up After the Storm: Post-storm cleanup is crucial for safety:

✅ Listen to local radio for warnings and advice.

⚠️ Report damaged power lines; stay away from them.

⚡ Avoid electrical signs, streetlights, cables, or conductive materials.

✋ Don’t touch damaged switchboards; it’s dangerous. Use a licensed electrician.

✋ Don’t attempt DIY electrical work – it’s illegal and unsafe. Hire a licensed electrician.

☀️ If you have a solar PV system, stay clear during cleanup. Call an electrician to check it for safety.

✖️ Property or Connection Damage:

If your property or connection line is damaged by a storm or flood, you may need verification tests on your switchboard, wiring, equipment and appliances prior to reconnection to ensure the electrical circuits are still working and safe.

✅ Hire a licensed electrician for verification tests before reconnection.

✅ Get a certificate of test for reconnection approval.

✅ Check Queensland Disaster Management for comprehensive storm safety info.

Queensland Disaster management has more information about storm safety and actions to take before, during and after a storm.

☀️ Solar PV Systems: For damaged solar PV systems:

⚠️ Do not attempt to turn off the system after a storm/flood/cyclone.

⛔ Stay away from solar panels and wiring.

⚡ Have an electrician inspect, repair, and ensure safety before re-commissioning.

✖️ Electrical Appliances and Equipment: Using water-damaged equipment can be dangerous:

⚡ Dispose of or have a licensed electrician repair water-affected electrical item.

⚡ Have an electrician check water-damaged hard-wired appliances before reconnecting power.

For more information visit the electrical safety office and click on the link below: https://www.electricalsafety.qld.gov.au/electrical-safety-home/electrical-safety-during-storms

Contact a Licensed Electrician in Brisbane for Your Home Electrical Maintenance, Repairs, Installations, Inspections and Safety checks.

Allyn White Electrical - Best Electrician In Brisbane

Installation, repairs, upgrades, electrical inspections, safety checks and lighting advice for your home and outdoor spaces. No matter what your home renovation plan calls for, you can trust Allyn White.

With over 45 years of experience in all aspects of domestic, industrial, commercial and emergency electrical work, Allyn will be able to assist with your electrical needs  in Brisbane.

For a free quote by a licensed electrician call 0416 235 641 to arrange a time to discuss your electrical needs.

Our charge out rate remains the same during the week, weekends and after hours, so don’t hesitate to contact us today!

22 Nov 2023
Light Up Safely This Christmas

There are many holidays and occasions throughout the year that involve installing special lighting. Here are some tips to help keep you and your family safe from electrical hazards when buying and installing lighting in and around your home.

Before you dive headfirst into decorating, let’s talk safety. Follow these tips to ensure a joyous and worry-free Christmas celebration!

Inspect and Replace

Before unleashing your inner decorator, give last year’s decorations a once-over. Look out for wear and tear – loose connections, frayed wires, or damaged cords. Swap out any worn-out items for shiny new ones!

Lights Examination

Check your Christmas lights for any cracked sockets, loose connections, and frayed wires. Remember, damaged wiring could lead to a potentially flammable short circuit. Throw away any damaged items and replace them with new, remember Safety first!

Choose the Right Lights:

  • Pick lights designed for their intended use – indoors or outdoors.
  • Read those package instructions! Don’t exceed the recommended wattage.
  • Only buy decorations from a reputable dealer who knows the electrical equipment safety requirements. Christmas lights must meet safety standards and are required to have an Australian certificate of approval. 

Extension Cord and Plug Safety

  • Don’t overload those extension cords – it’s a recipe for overheating and potential fire hazards.
  • Keep that third prong on plugs intact – it’s your friend against electrical shock.
  • Outdoor decorations? Plug them into Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCIs) for that added layer of protection.

Product Safety Guidelines:

  • Stick to reputable sources for your electrical products.
  • Watch out for typos – they might signal a dodgy or counterfeit product.
  • Check for the approval mark of an accredited certification agency; it’s your guarantee of meeting safety standards.

Installing Decorations:

  • Connect a maximum of three light strings – follow those manufacturer’s instructions.
  • No bulbs touching anything they shouldn’t!
  • Keep an eye out for overhead power lines – safety first, even on a ladder.
  • Don’t put Christmas lighting around or above swimming pools or have leads lying in water or wet areas 

Additional Safety Tips:

  • Beware of buying Christmas lights 
  • Ensure you have working smoke detectors.
  • Check that you have safety switches on all circuits and that your safety switches work – push the test button.
  • Ensure that you have no double adapters on power boards
  • Ensure all outdoor connections are weatherproof!
  • Ensure lights are extra low voltage.
  • Don’t put Christmas lighting around or above swimming pools or have leads lying in water or wet areas.
  • Ensure that lights are clear of power lines and driveways.
  • Keep decorations out of reach of children and away from curious pets.
  • Turn off outdoor lighting in rainy and stormy weather.
  • Turn off indoor and outdoor lights when you leave the house or hit the hay.

Indoor and Outdoor Lights Distinction:

  • Use lights where they’re meant to be used – indoors or outdoors.
  • Outdoor lights need that weatherproof rating (look for the IP number), and some might need transformers indoors.

Buying Christmas Lights:

  • Beware of buying Christmas lights from overseas as they have different safety standards, and their products may be unsafe for use here in Australia. Electrical equipment sold in Australia must meet strict electrical safety standards. 
  • Stick to reputable dealers with that Aussie certification.
  • Say no to online Christmas lights shopping from overseas – let’s keep it safe and local!

Visit www.eess.gov.au to search for registered products.

Connecting Safely:

  • Install a safety switch – test it out before the grand lighting ceremony.
  • Use power boards with overload protection – and ditch those double adaptors.
  • Check all leads for damage and unwind those extension leads to prevent overheating, discontinue and throw out if damage and replace with new.
  • Use extra low voltage outside, such as LED and solar lights where possible.

For more comprehensive electrical safety tips visit https://www.electricalsafety.qld.gov.au/electrical-equipment/christmas-lights

02 Nov 2023
Ceiling Fan

With our hot summer months approaching, we tend to spend a lot more time outdoors with our families and friends. So, it’s important that we feel refreshed and cool on extremely hot days. Outdoor ceiling fans add style and make living outdoors so much more enjoyable and allow us to better utilise our outdoor spaces. 

outdoor ceiling fan

Adding ceiling fans to your outdoor spaces also increases the value and aesthetic of your home’s outdoor living spaces. There are many  customisation options to add style.

Here are some excellent reasons to invest in an outdoor ceiling fan that improves your lifestyle and comfort without breaking the bank.

Fun Fact: Did you know there’s a difference between indoor and outdoor ceiling fans? Both are inexpensive and circulate airflow for a pleasant breeze especially during our hot summer months. Outdoor ceiling fans are specifically designed and manufactured to deal with more exposure to the elements for your patio, balcony, verandah, or other outdoor spaces. Better still, these days, they’re made in a range of sizes, styles, colours combined with stronger materials that can cope with the wind, rain, mist and extremes of cold and heat.

Outdoor ceiling fans are so much sturdier and keep you cool

Alfresco fans are specially designed to be able to cope with the specific demands of an outdoor space that is more exposed to the harshness of the weather. That especially includes moisture, dampness and humidity, and some outdoor ceiling fans are rated for full-on rain – without worrying about corrosion or electrical issues.

Outdoor ceiling fans help to keep the bugs away

The number one  concern our customers have about their outdoor space is that bugs and mosquitoes become too much at a certain time of the day. The wind that the fan creates makes it difficult for bugs and insects to fly through. The cooling effect and the way the air is circulated with either downward or upward pressure make it much more difficult for flying insects to keep buzzing around. Fewer bugs mean more relaxation for everyone. 

outdoor ceiling fan

Outdoor Cooling – save money and keep you cool

An outdoor ceiling fan is effective for a wind-chill effect. In a counterclockwise direction, cool air is pushed downwards – and when clockwise, the updraft recirculates the warmer air downwards.

Enhance your outdoor spaces and add more style!

When it gets hot, it really does get hot! you’re less likely to use your outdoor spaces –With adding an outdoor ceiling fan, you can make spending time outside just that little bit cooler and breezier.

Outdoor ceiling fans come in a range of styles, materials, and colours which adds value and style to your home and outdoor spaces. 

Add additional lighting to brighten things up – utilise your outdoor spaces day and night!

Adding an outdoor ceiling fan can also give you additional lighting to help increase visibility and usability of your outdoor spaces at night while entertaining family and friends.

Did you know outside fans can come with lighting features too? Better still, you can customise the kind and intensity of the light as well to create the outdoor atmosphere that best suits your lifestyle.

Styling Ideas

Look at the design of your outdoor spaces, as well as the effect you want to create.  Some fans have built-in lights, the light can be operated independently so the fan can remain off, even when the light is on.

Stay cool this summer with expert Ceiling Fan Installation. Discover sizing, positioning, and styling tips for efficient and cost-effective cooling. Contact us for a professional installation today! 

Always work with a professional!

To ensure that your ceiling fan or fans are properly installed, always hire a licensed electrician. Having a professional install your fan also ensures that your warranty is not voided. Our popular ceiling fan installation services include supply and install or install only as well as servicing, repairs and advice.

Contact a Licensed Electrician in Brisbane for Your Home Electrical Maintenance, Repairs and Installations

Allyn White Electrical - Best Electrician In Brisbane

Installation, repairs, upgrades, lighting advice for your home and outdoor spaces. No matter what your home renovation plan calls for, you can trust Allyn White.

With over 45 years of experience in all aspects of domestic, industrial, commercial and emergency electrical work, Allyn will be able to assist with your electrical needs in Brisbane.

For a free quote by a licensed electrician call 0416 235 641 to arrange a time to discuss your electrical needs.

Our charge out rate remains the same during the week, weekends and after hours, so don’t hesitate to contact us today!

20 Oct 2023
Outdoor Lighting Ideas for your outdoor spaces

Outdoor Lighting Ideas for your outdoor spaces this Summer!

Warm summer months are coming our way and you will want to spend as much time as possible outdoors. To do that, you will need lighting. A well-lit backyard offers a warm and inviting place for your family and friends. Not only does outdoor lighting extend your living space, but it can also offer safety and security benefits.There are a range of affordable options that you can add to your outdoor spaces. If you are looking for a more permanent lighting solution here are a couple of our customers favourite choice picks for outdoor lighting as well as some benefits in adding outdoor lighting.

Take a look at our customers picks below:

Uplighting

Uplighting is a permanent lighting solution that highlights some of your home’s features. Rather than shining light down, uplighting shines light up. Uplighting is usually installed on the side of your home to highlight sconces or balconies but it is also used on the ground (or deck) to highlight trees, water features, garden spaces and pools.

Pendant Lights

Pendant lights are extremely versatile and not just for the indoors. Pendant lights can also be used in your outdoor spaces, for example outdoor seating areas, outdoor kitchen and pergola areas to create a cosy feel and to illuminate your outdoor spaces.

Highlight The External Appearance of Your Home


The obvious benefit of lighting up your outdoors is to enhance your home’s look and street appeal. With proper positioning, your outdoor lights can make a real difference and showcase your home’s best architectural features. You can also use outdoor and security lighting for your home or for your commercial premises.

Using lights throughout your garden will enhance your outdoor living spaces. Outdoor lights can be used overhead on decks, and verandahs, incorporated into railings or posts on external staircases, or placed in the ground, the options are endless.


Light Up Your Outdoor Living Space


The living room is not the only place in our home where you spend quality time with friends and family. As we know, we all love to spend time in our outdoor spaces, either in our backyard or relaxing on our back deck while entertaining. Outdoor lighting adds illumination to your outdoor spaces making them usable at night and also increases your home security giving you peace of mind.

Outdoor lights come in a variety of shapes and designs, from decorative to functional to improved security, you can’t go wrong with outdoor lighting!

Increase Safety and Security


Not only is outdoor lighting beautiful, but it is also an excellent way to make your home a safer place to live.

A well-lit backyard means you don’t have to grope about in the dark when driving home late at night. Quality light fittings will guide you at night which helps prevent injuries, so no nasty falls, you can see where you are going. It also makes your home less inviting to potential intruders, since there are no shadows or dark spots to provide them with cover.

Consider installing outdoor lighting in high-traffic areas like patios, decks, around the pool, outdoor seating areas, walkways and driveways.

Enhanced Home Value


Professional outdoor and landscape lighting adds value in more ways than one. It can highlight design elements or make an area appear larger. It adds style and increases usability to in-demand outdoor living spaces after dark and of course, adds security to your home. One of the easiest, most affordable ways to increase property value is to boost your street appeal with an entryway, or driveway and or garden landscaping with a lighting upgrade.

Enjoy Your Backyard

Above all else, good lighting makes every step outside even better. There’s no greater place than your own backyard to relax and entertain and also provides an inviting way for you to reach the front door, a well-lit exterior sets the tone for any home.


Have a Licensed Electrician Installing Your Garden Lighting


Contact a Licensed Electrician in Brisbane for Your Home Electrical Maintenance, Repairs and Installations

Installation, repairs, upgrades, lighting advice for your home and outdoor spaces. No matter what your home renovation plan calls for, you can trust Allyn White.

With over 45 years of experience in all aspects of domestic, industrial, commercial and emergency electrical work, Allyn will be able to assist with your electrical needs in Brisbane.

For a free quote by a licensed electrician call 0416 235 641 to arrange a time to discuss your electrical needs.

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