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Kitchen Appliances Install Mount Lawley. We conduct kitchen appliances install across most suburbs in Perth, whether it be a gas or electric cook top or stove, gas or electric oven installation or any other appliance we are the first choice across the Perth suburbs for many years with many satisfied customers.
Installations of cooking appliances by a non-authorised installer may result in damage to the cooking appliance, breach of warranty, damage to the existing wiring or even personal harm. You should always use a fully licensed electrician to install ovens, stoves and cooktops and that’s where PELLE Electrical Services can help.
Many kitchen appliances install need an isolation switch in your switch board for that appliance to make it safe. This is because most ovens and cooktops draw more power than an average appliance such as a kettle. PELLE Electrical Services can install your kicthen appliance along with the appropriate isolation switches in your switch board making your home or business comply with electrical guidelines and safe to prevent risk of fire or damage to the appliance.
So the short answer is yes, you do need an electrician to install an electric oven. Many house fires are started by electrical appliances that are either faulty or not installed properly. DIY appliance installation is not only dangerous but your product warranty will be deemed invalid should an issue arise. Installation of a cooktop must be carried out by a licensed tradesperson, not only for safety reasons but your warranty and insurance may be void, if not installed correctly and by a qualified, licensed electrician.
ost modern ovens use more than 3kW of power and will therefore need a higher current than a standard British plug can provide. Electric ovens that need more than 13 amps of current will need to be hard-wired to your home's power supply.
Manufacturers of electrical equipment often recommend the installation of device(s) for isolation and switching because turning off the equipment when not in use is a safety procedure recommended with all electrical appliances. So, all electric ovens and cooktops do need their own isolation switch and trip switch in the fuse board.
Microwave ovens often demand dedicated circuits, but it will depend on the wattage of the unit and whether the microwave is built-in or a stand-alone countertop design. The Electrical Code requires one for fixed equipment, so a circuit must be set aside for any built-in oven or microwave.
Blown fuses and non-functioning safety switches can be dangerous. Therefore an upgrade to a safe and orderly switchboard is highly recommended.
There are several reasons why a switchboard upgrade is necessary click below to find out more.
It is now a legal requirement to have RCD Safety Switches in Perth on all new electrical circuits for protection. If you don't have them you should seriously consider getting them installed not only to comply with law but for your own safety!