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 …

Your Heating Options for Winter

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Keeping warm during winter is the best way to keep active. Too often cold weather can make getting out of bed a chore in and of itself. Thankfully there are plenty of great ways to mediate this problem because there’s always things to do. In this article we’ll discuss some different ways to keep warm and toasty this winter. Reverse …

Fire Proof Your Property

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Fire is a massive hazard that has reduced many buildings to ash. It may strike when you are home or when you are not but there are a number of ways you can reduce the possibility of fire ruining your day. In this article we will discuss some of the most effective ways to limit your exposure to the possibility …

Spot the Electrical Faults in Your Property

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You don’t need to be an electrician to spot electrical faults in your property. Though there are some useful tools that can help you determine the size and scope of various electrical problems it is by and large illegal for unlicensed persons to carry out electrical work so we will focus on spotting faults without these tools. Read your Electrical …

Should I Choose a Ducted or Split Air Conditioning System?

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There is a lot of confusing terminology that gets thrown around with air conditioning systems. It can make it difficult to determine what you need and what is going to be the most cost effective system for your living arrangement or workplace. In this article we will discuss the major differences between the two main types of air conditioning systems; …