Beware of combining Electrical work with DIY Plumbing

If qualified electricians come unstuck or have accidents the DIY plumber should be wary of anything electrical.
Bunnings may be full of electrical goodies however if you read the fine print often everything bar a light bulb requires installation by a qualified tradesman.

Illegal to carry out electrical work

Most states in Australia require you get a relevant compliance certificate from your tradesman for plumbing, gas fitting or electrical work. This guarantees, that the work complies with the appropriate Australian Standard and that you're covered for defective work.

Insurers may not pay

Electrical WorkFine print on many insurance contracts refuses claims where non compliant renovations or repair work have been carried out.

Tradesmen with dual trades a bonus

What about if your electician was also a qualified air conditioning installer - that would mean he understood pipes and gas fitting and various related trades.

Gold Coast Electrician Jeff Thatcher is also a qualified air conditioner installer.