The Benefits of Ceiling Fans

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5 Reasons to Install Ceiling Fans in Your Home Ceiling fans are a tried and tested method of cooling the home. You can reduce your energy bills while incorporating a stylish lighting method that will keep you and your family comfortable through the hot seasons. In this article, the team at Dr Sparky Electrical is discussing 5 excellent benefits of …

What to do in an Electrical Emergency

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We aren’t sure how we’ll react to emergencies until we’re put under pressure. When it comes to electrical emergencies, it’s important to know the ways to keep yourself, your family or your employees safe. Read this article to learn about the best way to handle electrical emergencies and what to do while you wait for your electrician. What Is Considered …

Ways to Use Lighting for a Business Boost

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How Lighting and Signage Can Boost Your Business Owning a business means you’re constantly coming up with new ways to improve productivity and attract new customers. Luckily, there are simple methods available for both. Lighting and electronic signage can bring in more foot traffic and make people feel more comfortable while they’re visiting your office. In this article, we’re discussing …

The Best Places to Consider Putting Extra Power Points and USB Ports and Why

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Where to Put New Power Sockets in Your Home If you’re building a new home or renovating this year, it’s always best to plan out your electrical outlets before putting in new walls. This is a crucial part of the home that often gets overlooked. Simply put, you can never have too many power sockets in your home, so follow …

Things to do Before You Turn Your Air Conditioner on This Summer

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After a cold winter, summer is right around the corner. If your air conditioning unit is getting old or you haven’t turned it on in a few months, follow our guide to maintaining and cleaning your unit before you switch it on. Check the Indoor Components for Wear and Tear With your air conditioning system off, have a look at …

4 Electrical Problems That Can Go Wrong With Your Split System

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Heating and cooling are major players when it comes to keeping your house comfortable. Without proper care and maintenance, your split system air conditioning could suffer from dangerous electrical faults. In this article, we’re taking a look at the 4 most common causes of electrical issues in split systems and what you can do about them. 1. Tripping the Circuit …

All about Thermographic Imagery

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Thermographic imagery is a way of visualising differences in temperatures. It is the same kind of technology utilised in night vision goggles. Recently it has become increasingly useful in the electrical trade for fault identification and in this article we will discuss how it works and why it is useful. How does Thermographic Imagery work? Thermographic imagery works because every …

Hospitality and Electricity – Trust the Experts!

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Hospitality is an energy intensive industry. Less so perhaps than the smelting of Aluminium but nonetheless it is extremely demanding. The staff aren’t the only things going non-stop from start to finish. Industrial freezers and fridges shouldn’t even be turned off when you go home. Your hospitality business has significant demands that should not be underestimated or undervalued and in …

Latest News on NBN and Cabling!

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The NBN is in the news a lot. Are they delivering on their promises? Will Australians get the internet connections they need to adapt and survive in the ever more demanding information age or be stuck staring at loading animations for the foreseeable future. A lot of people are upset with the current plans, concerned that they will need to …

Add Value to Your Property with an Electrical Upgrade

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Electricity plays a massive role in our lives today. Virtually everyone goes everywhere with a smart phone and we get anxious when there’s nowhere to charge them. Our appetite for electricity is immense in this modern age and nowhere more so than in the home. We want to be able to charge our laptops while we’re watching television and cooking …