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Our Story

A proud, small family business, Install A Gadget is fronted by Paul Kearns
who boasts over 29 years experience in the 12 volt industry.

About Us

Paul qualified as a Marine Mechanic in 1992, performed boat fit-outs for a year and in late 1993, became self-employed after completing an Alarm Installers Training Course.

Paul's Auto Security Service serviced both the private and commercial sectors and be the end of 1998 became Installations Services & Training Manager for Marlows Auto Parts & Accessories Fitting & Service Centres. 

 

Paul designed and implemented Australia's first Nationally Accredited Immobiliser Installation Course, whose attendees included The Department of Transport.

 

He oversaw installers in 25 workshops in 3 states and consulted for Insurance Firms with Claims for Stolen Vehicles. 

 

By 2001, Paul was promoted to Senior Service Manager, overseeing all Marlow's Western Australian workshop Installers, Workshop Managers and Mechanics.

 

Wanting to pursue his passion for Recreational Vehicles, Paul partnered with his wife Kylie to form Install A Gadget 2002.

 

Paul’s reputation for knowledge and work ethic saw Install A Gadget become an instant success.

Always in high demand, the business has grown to include nephew Rob who passed his Traineeship in 2013 with exemplary results and at the top of his class.

Rob is a Licensed Individual Motor Vehicle Repairer and Install A Gadget's Leading Hand , playing a vital role as the Perfectionist Builder of The Lithium Box and expert 2IC Installer.

He is an integral part of Install A Gadget and possesses specialist knowledge and experience to rival those well beyond his years.

 

Joining us in May of 2018 is Paul and Kylie's son Jake who has followed in Cousin Robbie’s footsteps, undertaking the same Traineeship with great success and acts as Paul and Rob’s right hand man, a role much needed as the business has grown. 

Jake is also a Licensed Individual Motor Vehicle Repairer, performing installations and some vital administrative roles.

 

Keeping the book keeping and marketing cogs of Install A Gadget well oiled is Pauls’ wife Kylie who brings order to this busy business using her high-level organisational skills and creative flair.

With a background in Advertising, Marketing and Print, Kylie also keeps the business Websites and Social Media posts and enquiries up to date.

Our Values

At Install A Gadget, we believe in doing the job properly,
First time.  Every time. 

We provide superior product and the level of service as you would expect from a specialist of such high calibre.

 

We continually research and evolve with changes in technology and with the needs of our customers so you can relax knowing we have extensively tried and tested our products.

Workshop "By Appointment"

Please be sure to make an appointment so we can dedicate our time to be of proper assistance.