Blackout Electrical Group

Switchboard Upgrade

Upgrade or Repair Your Home’s Switchboard with Blackout Electrical Group. Call for a Free Quote!

Switchboard Experts

One of the most crucial pieces of a home’s electrical system is your switchboard! Whether your residential switchboard needs upgrading or repair, or if your circuit breakers keep tripping, licensed electricians at Blackout Electrical Group can help. Count on the experts in switchboard upgrades! We don’t believe any other electrical contractor stands out in the field as we do. Give us a call today to get a free quote!

Need a Switchboard Upgrade?

The team here at Blackout Electrical Group prides itself on providing 5-star service for all our clients. Punctuality, courtesy, and attention to detail are what you can expect from our qualified electricians. We also offer a lifetime workmanship warranty on switchboard upgrades, guaranteeing our work for life.
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Why Upgrade Your Switchboard?

The electrical switchboard is one of the most critical parts of your home, but it’s also one of the most overlooked. It might seem like a simple device, but it’s an incredibly complex system that can quickly break down if not taken care of properly.


If you’re still using an older switchboard, it’s time to consider upgrading because it might have asbestos in it. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was once used in construction materials like plaster, insulation, and flooring tiles. It’s still found in many older buildings and structures because it’s durable and fireproof—but it’s also been linked to lung cancer and mesothelioma.

Ceramic Fuses

Old electrical switchboards still have ceramic fuses, which only offer the minimum level of overload protection. Additionally, they do not safeguard against electric shocks! These fuses weren’t made to last forever, and any existing ones still in switchboards have long since outlived their usefulness. In fact, they are no longer allowed to be installed in people’s houses, so if you have one, we advise upgrading right now.

Under Capacity Supply

The primary purpose of an electrical switchboard is to distribute electrical current from a source to various loads. If the capacity of the switchboard is inadequate, it will result in an overload condition. This can lead to overheating and fire.

Modern Switchboard Features Everyone Must Have

When it comes to modern electrical switchboards, there are a few features that many experts agree are must-haves. Investing in a switchboard upgrade means acquiring the safety benefits of these features.
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Your switchboard’s safety switches, also known as residual current devices (RCDs), are its most important part. When they identify something interfering with the electrical current, they recognize it as “earth leakage” and cut the power. The Australian Electrical Wiring Rules stipulate the need for safety switches. To make sure they are working correctly, these switches need to be inspected at least twice a year.
Circuit breakers offer overcurrent protection, which means they will trip if too much power is being taken via a circuit, preventing the cable from excessive heating and catching fire.
An RCD and a CB are included in an RCBO, and this combination offers exceptional safety for every home. However, many of Melbourne’s older switchboards still have risky, outdated fuse boxes. To guarantee the security of your family and home, these fuse boards should be replaced as they no longer adhere to modern electrical safety requirements.

Why Choose Blackout Electrical Group?

A local electrician is a must for any home or business, but looking for and vetting electricians in the area can be a cumbersome task. Below are some reasons why we are better than the rest and why you should look no further.

Free, Competitive Priced Quotes

We are committed to providing the best quality service at an affordable price. There are no hidden costs when it comes to completing your switchboard upgrade. We implement a system where there is fixed pricing, clients encounter no surprises, and everything is discussed thoroughly beforehand. You may also get a free, no-obligation quote on our services.
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Fully Licensed, Insured, and Experienced Electricians

When you choose Blackout Electrical Group, you get fully licensed, experienced, and insured electricians who will work quickly and efficiently to get your switchboard upgrade done.
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Friendly Professional Service, 5-Star Reviews

Our team of reliable electricians is well-trained and ready to handle any job, big or small. We stand behind our work and provide a 5-star review guarantee, so you know you’re in good hands. More importantly, our local electricians are very friendly and polite. Customers rave about the professional manner in which our electricians go about their jobs!
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Lifetime Workmanship Warranty

We proudly offer a lifetime workmanship warranty on all switchboard upgrades and repairs. This means you can trust us with your home or business, knowing that we will proudly stand behind all our jobs.
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24 Hour Emergency Electrical Services

When you need a local electrician, choosing one who can arrive on short notice is important. Blackout Electrical Group provides 24-hour emergency electrician services to homes and local businesses in Melbourne. No matter what time of day or night, we’re ready to help you with your electrical needs.

Residential and Commercial Electricians

Blackout Electrical Group is a family-owned and operated company that has served countless clients in Melbourne. We’re here to help you with all of your residential electrical needs. We also offer a wide range of commercial electrical services for commercial buildings—from small businesses to extensive industrial facilities.
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Call for a Free Quote Today

Our company is dedicated to providing quality electrical services at affordable prices, and we know how important it is to find the right local electrician in your area! In addition to switchboard upgrades, we offer a wide range of electrical services including electrical fitouts, smoke alarm installation, smoke alarms service, TV antenna repairs, security camera installation and much more. We make sure that your need for further information will not cost you anything, so we are glad to offer you free quotes on all our services. We provide our services across Melbourne including South Yarra, St Kilda, Prahran, South Melbourne and beyond. So if you are looking for an expert electrician in Melbourne, give us a call today!
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SOme of our many reviews

Karl Miller
Karl Miller
July 3, 2023.
Highly recommend!! Had a couple of PowerPoints installed, one was a bit more complex, musty found a great solution and didn't take the easy way out. Musty went above and beyond and put me in touch with some other trades.
Jackson Barling
Jackson Barling
June 17, 2023.
I was referred to Musty from a friend and I couldn’t be more satisfied with the service I received from the Blackout electrical team. Musty is very reliable, genuine and honest. He is also very knowledgeable across multiple areas of construction. No job was too big or too small for the team at Blackout and the quality of work they delivered was first class. I will gladly continue to use Musty and highly recommend. Keep up the great work, very thankful. Cheers Jacko
John Tsougranis
John Tsougranis
May 30, 2023.
Prompt was there right on time and was able to complete job required also taking into account how to keep the lines neat and discrete. Highly recommend!!
Frances Mete
Frances Mete
May 10, 2023.
Definitely someone to recommend. I was able to send him photos to get the job quoted up. Musty responded quickly and came out the same day to make the necessary repairs. Was also able to help me out with recommendations for other jobs that I need done around the house and will be looking at having him return for another job once I’m ready. Very friendly and polite. Musty made my experience an easy one without having to chase him up constantly and very accurate with his quote.
janine rischin
janine rischin
May 10, 2023.
I highly recommend Musty. He is attentive, professional and answered all my questions. You will not be disappointed.
Imran Aboueid
Imran Aboueid
May 10, 2023.
I enlisted the services of Blackout Electrical for multiple projects. Service and knowledge is second to none. Moustafa is a brilliant operator and an excellent problem solver. He takes the hassle out of jobs and his workmanship is second to none!
Benge Liu
Benge Liu
April 28, 2023.
Musty is very trustworthy, efficient, and helpful. I won't hesitate to recommend him to anybody.
Philip Rea
Philip Rea
April 26, 2023.
Both of the gentlemen I dealt with were friendly and easy to deal with. They came when they said they would. Did a nice job and cleaned up after. I would be happy to use them again.
April 8, 2023.
I recently hired Mustapha to mount my TV on the wall, and I couldn't be happier with the results. From start to finish, Mustapha was professional, courteous, and knowledgeable. He took the time to carefully assess the aluminium framed wall and determine the best placement for the TV, and then installed everything quickly and efficiently. Overall, I highly recommend Mustapha for anyone in need of electrical services.
Alok Shah
Alok Shah
April 6, 2023.
I have used Mustapha's services multiple times for lot of complex and simple electrical faults and issues and he has always been there on time, punctual and very professional and given good service overall. Definately will use his services again!

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