Recent Storm Damage In Adelaide – Jim’s Antennas Are Here To Help

With the gale force winds that wreaked havoc across Adelaide in the first week of February, it’s not surprising that some 84,000 homes across the state have been affected in various ways. Jim’s Antennas franchisees throughout Adelaide have reported many homes with antenna damage, some clearly visible, some only noticeable due to poor signal strength.

Martin, of Jim’s Antennas Valley View, noted that the majority of antennas that had fallen due these heavy winds were those that had been attached to a wooden frame. Martin advised that unless these wooden frames are well maintained, they have the potential to rot which in turn weakens the wood. In these circumstances, heavy winds will usually lead to the antenna either completely detaching or hanging loosely, both of which pose a serious hazard. Martin also strongly advises against any do-it-yourself repair jobs due to the inherent danger accompanied with working at heights. In the images attached, which depicts a home Martin recently attended in North Adelaide, it is obvious that the wooden frame was incapable of holding the antenna following a sustained burst of high winds.

Martin’s solution was to mount the antenna to the brick work, a far more stable and secure surface with less likelihood of loosening or detaching following a storm. If you are experiencing poor TV reception, it is quite possible that your antenna has been damaged. Jim’s Antennas franchisees not only specialize in digital TV reception and antenna installation, we also install additional TV points, data points, phone points, wall mount your TV, and provide advice and set up of all your home theatre equipment.

So if you reside in Adelaide and surrounding suburbs, and need one of the listed services, contact 131546 to be put in contact with your local Jim’s Antennas franchisee.

You can see more story on Adelaide’s weather damage at: http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/more-than-10000-households-to-share-in-6-million-compensation-for-blackouts-after-wild-storms-in-adelaide/story-fni6uo1m-1226819009299

Product Review 4.9 from 1,540 reviews
Visit Product Review to read more or our reviews

Request a Free Quote

or Call 131 546

Monday-Sunday- 7AM-7PM

Step 1: Services Required

Jim's Antennas

Step 2: Service Address

Step 3: Your Contact Details

Residents and business owners in the Docklands in Melbourne often experience difficulties in receiving clear digital TV reception. One particular customer had tried several installation companies to assist in obtaining a quality digital free to air TV signal, all to no avail. The customer was going to give up and install Foxtel, that was until […]

Jim’s Antennas were proud to be recently profiled in Business Franchise Australia & New Zealand magazine. It was exciting to see our commitment to the success of our franchisees recognised by a leading national publication. Read the full article below, or click here to download a PDF version. AUSTRALIA’S MODERN TECHNOLOGY EXPERTS Established in 1999 […]

Recently the Jim’s Antennas team from Adelaide and all the way out to Mount Gambier qualified for their ACMA Structured Cabling Endorsement and were awarded the Nationally Recognised Competency ICTCBL3009A Install, Terminate & Certify Structured Cabling Installation. This allows the graduates to provide additional services for their customers including repair existing telephone lines, install new […]

Your shiny, new TV is worth very little if it’s not transmitting free-to-air channels You may set your new TV up with Austar or Foxtel but based on your location and whether you receive satellite or cable TV, you may miss out on the great free-to-air channels. Now, why would anyone give up on the […]

1300 908 965
Free Quote