Make Your Power SystemEfficient

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MoreDo you have to keep plugging in multiple sockets and trip over the extra cables? If this sounds familiar, it may be time to give your power system a makeover. While modernizing your home can be quite an investment, it will increase the resale value of your property and you will definitely have less visible cables flying around the area. Of course, your personal living comfort increases at the same time.

It is always worth taking a look at the necessary utensils that you might need to modernize your electricity system Manomano experiences. The bottom line is that you can get away with it cheaper if you provide sockets to an electrician for installation.

 

Get advice from a professional

Before you simply tinker with your cables yourself, you should first ask a master electrician for advice and have a non-binding cost estimate sent to you. The electricity that is laid in your walls can very well injure or even kill you if improperly handled. An electrician is also very familiar with both regional and national regulations that must be observed.

 

Modernize Your PowerPanel

DistributionOlder homes built more than 30 to 40 years ago are simply not properly equipped for the electrical demands of modern life. An outdated power system is not only a nuisance – the light flickers and the fuse blows more often than it is comfortable – but also a security risk. Malfunctions in electrical systems are a major cause of House fires.

It is best to upgrade your power distributor if:

  • you hear strange noises from your power distributor

  • you smellnear sockets smell

  • burning smellsyour fuse blows more than once a month

  • your lights flicker as soon as you switch on the vacuum cleaner

 

How about structured cabling?

A structured multimedia housing serves as a central hub for all structured cabling in your house. Intelligent home technology has become more commonplace with its falling costs and advancing technology. To keep up with the trend, more and more people every day are connecting their flat screen TVs, Internet services, home security systems, telephones and other devices through a fully integrated smart home system. This system can be conveniently controlled from your mobile phone via Wi-Fi.

While many connected home devices connect wirelessly over Wi-Fi, some still require hard-wired (and more secure) Ethernet connections. Even if you are not a fan of modern smart home technology, it can be worthwhile to connect your devices with an internal Ethernet cable system.

 

Multifunctional sockets

Especially if you want to say goodbye to Wi-Fi technology as far as possible, this could be of interest to you. A network connection can be integrated directly into a socket, so that you can connect your computer to the Internet at the socket wherever you want. There are now also sockets with an integrated USB connection for convenient charging of your mobile phones and tablets.

To top it off, you should look around for sockets with a switch. With the switch on the socket, you have the option of interrupting the current flow to a socket. This avoids unwanted power consumption by unused devices when they are not in use. Even if you have switched off a device completely, it may still draw power. When in doubt, such sockets are also available as socket attachments.