Four Questions to Ask a Commercial Electrical Contractor About Putting Electric Car Charging Stations in Front of Your Office

30 September 2016
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With increasing numbers of Australian drivers turning to electric cars, you may want to consider adding an electric charging station in front of your office. In most cases, you will need to work with a commercial electrical contractor to set up the charging station. As you investigate the possibilities and get an estimate from the contractor, here are some questions to keep in mind: How will you run power from your facility to the charging station? Read More 

3 electrical wiring and lighting tips when building a new house

21 July 2016
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Building a new home allows you to achieve your dream structure and configuration. You'll be able to plan the construction and tweak it to the way that suits you most. However, one of the toughest areas to plan for is the electrical wiring and lighting. You need to properly determine where each wire would go and be ready to have additions depending on your specific needs. Trying to alter the wiring after the home is fully built can be really expensive, so it's important to ensure you don't have any lurking surprises. Read More 

Summer Electrical Hazards to Be Aware Of

20 June 2016
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There are electrical hazards in and around your home all year, but there are some unique ones in the summertime. In order to avoid hazards and protect your home and family, follow these electrical safety tips when the weather gets hot. Have Trees Too Close to Power Lines You should never have trees that are close to power lines, but this is an even bigger risk in the summer. This is because during the summer, your kids are often home and playing outside, which might include wanting to climb trees or build a tree fort. Read More 

When Is It Time to Upgrade the Wiring In Your Older Home?

23 March 2016
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As a homeowner, you may not ever think of your older home's electrical systems until the power goes out, but it's vital that you upgrade the wiring of your home as needed, even if it still has power. This is because old, outdated wiring can be a safety hazard, not just an annoyance. Note when and why it may be time to upgrade the wiring in your older home. 1. If your home has aluminum wiring Read More 

Ever Heard These Two Residential Air Conditioning Myths?

27 January 2016
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Efficiency in the performance of home air conditioning systems is directly proportional to the level of maintenance carried out on these devices. DIY maintenance of residential air conditioners is common practice with a large number of homeowners. It is therefore important for the DIY homeowner to be able to distinguish the myths from the facts when it comes to use and maintenance of the residential air conditioner. This article provides a clarification on certain commonly held myths about residential air conditioning. Read More