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; …

Summer and Air Conditioning – What you should know!

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Summer in Australia is brutal. Everyone understands just how sticky and difficult it can be to get anything done on a stinking hot day. Air conditioners can truly be a lifesaver of both persons and businesses. In this article we will discuss some tips for keeping cool in summer and making the most of your air conditioner while keeping your …

How to Be Smarter with Your Electricity

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Electricity costs money and often it costs the earth too. Being energy smart means only using as much as you need, cutting costs and reducing your environmental impact. In this article we will discuss some simple ways you can minimise your energy footprint without entirely abandoning civilisation to live off the grid. Energy Smart Appliances Appliances have come a long …

Rewiring Your Home – What you need to Know

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Ever wanted to add a few extra power points to a room? What about installing a light in your shed or a charging station for an electric car? Rewiring your home is a job best left for the professionals. In fact in many states it is illegal to do your own wiring unless you are a qualified electrician. In this …

Safety Around Electricity – What You Must Know!

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So much of our lives today depend upon electricity that we can be forgiven for taking it for granted. We are used to seeing power lines everywhere and accustomed to being able to plug in our devices anywhere that we can become complacent and even unaware of the risks associated with electricity. In this article we will discuss some of …