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Independent living and retirement homes – focus on safety

Independent living and retirement homes – focus on safety

Electrical Safety is paramount in independent living and retirement homes. There are many things that need to be considered in order to ensure the comfort, safety and well-being of all residents. When thinking about the buildings and grounds of such facilities, we...

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The endless possibilities of home renovation

The endless possibilities of home renovation

Are you deep in the mine field that is home renovation? Are you unsure of what is out there or what you even need? Home renovation offers a perfect opportunity to not only upgrade old wiring for safety, to move power points for convenience, but also to take advantage...

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Its time to upgrade your switchboard – here’s why

Its time to upgrade your switchboard – here’s why

Have you noticed how many more energy retailers there are in the market place these days? There’s a reason for it… In December 2017, new national metering rules took effect that have created greater market competition and increased innovation in product...

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How To Test If Your Inground Pool Is Properly Grounded

How To Test If Your Inground Pool Is Properly Grounded

One of Australia’s favourite traditions is jumping into your backyard pool to cool off on a hot day. However, there can be perils in the pool water. While you think you may have a safe pool because of the mandatory presence of pool fences and signs, there...

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Should You Shower During a Thunderstorm?

Should You Shower During a Thunderstorm?

Thanks to the severe storms that hit Brisbane on February 11th, which resulted in a Ferny Grove boy being struck by lightning while taking a shower mid storm, there has been a lot of discussion about whether it is safe to take a shower or bath during a...

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10 Easy Ways to Cut Electricity Costs This Winter

10 Easy Ways to Cut Electricity Costs This Winter

Our electricians often get asked about ways to help cut electricity costs. So here are some of our top tips to help you stay warm this winter, without the high electricity bills. 1. Shut all windows and doors before you crank up the heater. It's amazing how many homes...

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