Any home or commercial structure may experience a disastrous electrical fire, often without warning. One of the main causes of house fires in Australia is electrical fires. They continue in an unpleasant pattern. According to some statistics, electrical problems were to blame for 40% of home fires in New South Wales and for the majority of home fires in Western Australia.
Overloaded power boards, sockets, and outdated wiring are the two main causes of electrical fires. Meanwhile, improper use of electrical equipment and malfunctioning appliances are further electrical hazards.
Everyone must be aware of the dangers of electrical problems and the seriousness of an electrical fire. Prevention and maintenance are the best lines of defense to ensure that your home is always well-protected. Any building’s electrical wiring has the potential to cause a fire through a process called “arcing.” When a current jumps across a gap or breaks the circuit, it causes arcing, resulting in heat and sparks. These sparks and heat may, under the appropriate circumstances, ignite the surroundings.
It is essential to recognize their warning indications for preventing electrical fires. Because of this, the Liffey Electrical team has compiled a list of the most typical indications of electrical fires.