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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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Winter Electrical Safety Tips

Winter Electrical Safety Tips

Winter Electrical Safety Tips for the Start of Autumn/Winter As the seasons change, some appliances get more of a workout, and others get to sit back and take it easy for a while. Here are a few suggestions for simple electrical maintenance you can do at the beginning...

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Are Double Adaptors Safe?

Are Double Adaptors Safe?

If you don’t have enough electricity sockets for your appliances, it is easy to grab a cheap double adaptor from your local supermarket to give yourself another socket. Think again. Double adapters seem harmless, but they are one of the most dangerous electrical...

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Electrical Home Safety for Seniors

Electrical Home Safety for Seniors

Elderly people are remaining in their homes for longer. To help them maintain their independence and reduce the risks of electrical accidents, there are some simple steps you can take to make their homes safer. Switchboard Check Electrical safety starts at the...

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How To Run Power To Your Shed/Garage

How To Run Power To Your Shed/Garage

Aussies love their backyard sheds. Whether they are not much bigger than storage for the lawn mower and whipper-snipper, or are huge monsters big enough for a couple of cars and the boat, we all want them. We start with big dreams and then suddenly realise, “But, how...

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Simple Ways to Cool Your Home This Summer

Simple Ways to Cool Your Home This Summer

Summers are getting hotter and lasting longer. So, what can you do to beat the heat in your home and stay cool without blowing the budget on electricity costs? There are a range of ways you can stay cool this summer – some natural and some that need electricity to...

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My Lightbulbs Keep Blowing – Why?

My Lightbulbs Keep Blowing – Why?

One of the most common electrical complaints we get is that people find their lightbulbs burn out or blow faster than the expected - usually at the most inconvenient time. Here are a few reasons why your bulbs maybe blowing: Cheap bulbs blowing Cheap bulbs are cheap...

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New Smoke Alarm Legislation – What You Need to Know

New Smoke Alarm Legislation – What You Need to Know

Queensland has recently passed strong legislation to ensure the safety of homes through the installation of modern smoke alarms. It’s important that all homeowners understand what the law requires, and to take action to bring their homes up to legal specifications....

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