Reliable electricians servicing Hobart homes and businesses since 1984

A.S. Farr Electrical Contractor

Domestic and commercial electrical services

We’ve spent over 30 years helping people in Tasmania with their electrical needs. Our domestic and commercial electrical services help all kinds of Hobart homes and businesses, large and small. How can we help you?

Rewiring

If your house is more than 30 years old it might need rewiring. A rewire won’t interrupt your life: you’ll have power after work hours and we’ll clean up after ourselves as we go. We can rewire a standard home in around a week. Two-storey houses aren’t a problem and we’re the experts when it comes to houses with limited access. Ask us about our dust-free wall chasing service.

At full rewire provides the following:

  • Mains and switchboard upgrade
  • Earthing system upgrade
  • Rewiring
  • Replacement of power outlets and switches
  • Installation of additional power outlets
  • Installation or rewiring of heating
  • Replacement of light fittings, batten holders
  • Removal and disposal of all old wiring and fittings
  • Arrangement of TasNetworks works.

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Domestic renovations, repairs and commercial refits

Let us design and install a new electrical system for your whole house, business, or for your renovation. This is the best time to consider getting extra outlets for power, light, phone or broadband.

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Heating installation and repair

We provide supply and installation and repairs of heat pumps and air conditioners, panel heaters and fan heaters connected to the cheaper heating tariff.

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Security lights and alarms

We can install security lighting including sensor lights, external lights, display lights and outdoor lighting as well as a security alarm system along with a panic button for emergencies. We can also link your system to a Hobart-based 24 monitoring service.

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Smoke alarms

Every home should have at least one working smoke alarm installed between the living and sleeping areas. We’ll help you work out how many smoke alarms you need and where they should be placed.

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Phone cables

We’re accredited cable installers, which means we can install extra telephone or data outlets for your home or commercial premises.

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Data cabling

Talk to us about new data cabling and outlets and connections to NBN routers.

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Hot water repairs

We carry out electrical repairs to hot water units including element and thermostat replacement.

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Stove, oven and hot plates installation and repairs

We can repair your oven or hot plates including element, and control replacement. We can also supply and install replacement oven and hot plates or install goods supplied by you.

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Whitegoods repair

We can repair whitegoods including fridges, washing machines, dryers and microwaves.

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Lighting

We can assist with your lighting needs including general lighting, security lights and LED downlights and LED light fittings. We can also install light fittings supplied by you.

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Switchboard upgrades and repairs

Farr electrical can provide switchboard upgrades from old style fuses to circuit breakers and RCD units (otherwise known as safety switches). We use combined circuit breakers / rcd units on individual circuits to minimise nuisance tripping.

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Electrical safety inspections

We can thoroughly inspect your home or workplace wiring to detect any faults or potential problems and prove a written report. We can also provide pre purchase electrical inspections.

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Testing and tagging

We’ll record all the testing we do on your site and manage all re-testing requirements to ensure you comply with all OH&S regulations.

A good testing and tagging process can:

  • reduce your insurance premiums
  • increase the safety of your staff and clients
  • reduce downtime related to faulty equipment

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Warranties

We provide a 12 month warranty that guarantees our workmanship. We also pass on manufacturer’s warranties for any parts we purchase and install on your behalf.