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Thinking of upgrading to USB powerpoints?

Metropolitan Electrical Contractors are experts in installing modern USB wall sockets that make charging all your devices so much easier for everyone.

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USB Powerpoints

Metropolitan Electrical Contractors can install and repair your homes USB powerpoints. On average, an Australian home has a multitude of electronic devices including laptops, tablets and smartphones that require charging all of the time. The original solution was to plug the charger into a convenient (or inconvenient) powerpoint and trust that no-one would unplug it to, say, put the kettle on. Sockets in powerpoints and even on powerboards are always in demand.  The solution is to do away with the charger and either include on the powerpoint USB sockets or just have a dedicated USB wall socket.

What is a USB Powerpoint?

A USB powerpoint or USB socket looks just like a normal wall socket, but there is one obvious difference. As well as having 1 or 2 three pronged sockets for standard electrical plugs, there are also USB ports. These eliminate the need for a charger that you plug into the normal socket.

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Should I update to USB Powerpoints?

USB powerpoints are starting to appear everywhere. You find USB charging points in new houses, hotel rooms, planes and even on public transport. Devices that use USB ports are now so ubiquitous that an update is due in most housholds, especially if you have a lot of visitors, who, like everyone, are always looking to charge their phones. You’ll find that teenagers are drawn to USB points like moths to a flame.

Advantages of USB Powerpoints

If you’re looking for a quick charge, better efficiency and more convenience, USB power points are the go. Direct charging from a USB powerpoint is faster than the old style of charger. And when it comes to charging your phone, faster is definitely better. The other thing about a USB wall socket is that it looks the part and makes it obvious to any guests where to plug in their phone if need be.

There are all sorts of styles and colours of wall plates on offer to match your décor. The USB ports have all the configurations you could need with single dedicated USB powerpoints, single conventional powerpoints with additional USB socket or double powerpoints with dual USB chargers.

No Go Slow

The days of your computer slowing down while watching a video and charging the phone through its USB port at the same time are over with convenient USB sockets to take up the slack.

Installing USB Powerpoints

Installing USB powerpoints is strictly a job for an electrician. USB powerpoint installation is a job we do all the time at Metropolitan Electrical Contractors. We literally mean all the time.  That’s because we are available 24/7, seven days a week, including public holidays. We can even be at your place before an hour has passed* since your call. We have all the best brands such as Schneider Electric, Clipsal and Legrand.

Quality Assurance Guarantee

Here at Metropolitan Electrical Contractors, we also work in line with our very own Quality Assurance Guarantee. This is in place to ensure we always operate with customer satisfaction as our top priority. When you choose us you will benefit from:

  • Fully qualified and licensed technicians that undergo regular training –we are always up to date with the latest industry products and knowledge
  • A 12 month warranty on all workmanship, parts and materials supplied and installed by us
  • $20 million public liability insurance
  • 25 years of experience
  • State-of-the-art technology in tracking and dispatch to ensure we are always on time
  • Fixed prices whenever possible
  • Certificates of compliance to prove we are always working in line with government standards and regulations

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At Metropolitan Electrical Contractors we understand that paying for services should be flexible. That is why we are pleased to offer a range of interest free payment plans**. These convenient plans are popular with our customers because of the weekly and fortnightly installment options, but most of all because they attract no interest and don’t require a deposit. You can get approval at your home within minutes since our electricians have the technology to set you up with them. They also carry an EFTPOS machine in their van if you would prefer to pay by debit or credit card.

Contact us today for all your USB powerpoint needs. Our team of qualified professionals is ready to install them today.

FAQs - All You Could Want to Know About USB Powerpoints

Metropolitan Electrical Contractors have all the answers to your USB powerpoint questions.

Most USB powerpoints include more than the one port so that you can charge numerous devices at once. USB powerpoints come in a range of styles where you can combine regular outlets with USB ports on the one powerpoint, giving you the flexibility the charge in multiple ways. As there are many options to choose from, when looking at USB powerpoints for your home make sure you think about how you’d like to use them to help you decide on how many USB ports you’d need.

Metropolitan Electrical Contractors can provide a range of USB powerpoint solutions to suit your needs. Need help deciding? Get in touch with our qualified technicians today!

Ever had issues when connecting your USB, where you end up flipping it over multiple times before actually connecting it the correct way up? You’re not alone. The USB C is essentially a new version of the original USB, however it’s fully reversible, meaning it can connect either side. Also unlike the original USB, which has only 4-pins, the USB C connecter includes a 24-pin system, with the ability to transfer more signals and essentially providing more types of power and data.

The USB C port is generally the same as the USB port, but with the USB C connector instead of the original USB connector. More and more technologies are utilising the USB C cables, so it’s important to keep your ports updated too.

Yes, USB wall sockets installed correctly are generally safe to use. USB wall outlets safely convert your home or businesses 240-volt mains electricity to the standard 5-volts that’s used to power all of your electronic devices.

To make sure that your wall sockets with USB are safely installed have one of our professional and qualified electricians install it for you.

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