Electrical Switchboard Upgrade and Installation Services

Looking to upgrade your switchboard in your family home, investment property or commercial building? Hectic Electric provides affordable and thorough electrical switchboard upgrade, installation and repair services throughout Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast. Not only can you rely on us for transparent costing and a great service, but we can assist you with additional solar and aircon services as well! If you have questions about an electrical switchboard upgrade or installation, chat to one of our qualified team members about how we can help you to have a safe and compliant home or property.

Tim Smith
Tim Smith
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I would highly recommend Hectic Electric. The boys were friendly, efficient and professional in upgrading the switchboard at our business. We will be getting them back soon to install our solar!
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When do I need to upgrade my switchboard?

If you have an older home or property, it’s more likely to have outdated and older wiring or protective devices. Whenever there is even the slightest risk of electrical fire, it’s better to be safe than sorry, so we recommend checking your switchboard at least every 18-24 months. 

Other indicators that it’s time to upgrade your switchboard are:

  • Lights flickering
  • Small electrical shocks when plugging in appliances to wall sockets

How much does a switchboard upgrade cost?

Switchboard upgrade costs generally vary between $1400 to $2400, including the cost of the switchboard itself. Your switchboard upgrade cost will be quoted to you depending on how many circuits are in your switchboard and if it needs updating from Energex. The team at Hectic Electric will consider if your switchboard is a 3-phase or single phase before giving you an affordable price for your service.

How much is an electrical switchboard?

A general residential switchboard costs between $400 – $600 (excluding costs for circuit breakers & safety switches.)

Before image of a switchboard mounted on an outside wall
Switchboard BEFORE, Corinda QLD

How long does a switchboard upgrade take?

On average, our switchboard upgrades take between 3-5 hours so our team can ensure they do a thorough and excellent job! This time will vary depending on the type of switchboard upgrade/installation. For a more specific time or to work around something particular, chat to our team to determine the length of your switchboard upgrade service.

New switchboard mounted on outside wall for installation service in Corinda QLD
Switchboard AFTER, Corina QLD

Switchboard upgrade for solar

Energex requires all homeowners to have an updated switchboard before they connect new electrical meters to monitor your solar input into the grid. If you are looking to upgrade your switchboard for solar, it is best to do this as soon as possible. The team at Hectic Electric can help you get this sorted – contact us via the form below.

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