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A shocking downside to the heat.

In Australia we are blessed with beautiful weather, making it the perfect holiday destination for the millions that flock to our beautiful country each year. However, there is a shocking downside to our hot climate for electricians. Trades people and DIY people are being warned to be careful when working in the heat as excessive sweating whilst working on mains

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Avoid electric shocks with some basic safety tips.

Electricity provides us with the means to power our creature comforts, from the television to the heater, we rely heavily on it. The relationship between electricity and user can go from love to hate in a single shock. For all its benefits, electricity is dangerous and can be fatal. Since we depend on electricity daily for a lot of our

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Avoid the hassle, cost and potential dangers with some helpful hints and tips.

Whilst electrical work is sometimes a necessity there are some simple rules you can follow to avoid some unfortunate accidents. Here are the 5 most common causes of electrical fires: The majority of electrical fires can be blamed on faulty electrical outlets and old appliances. Another common fire hazard is those caused by faults in the electrical cords themselves, that’s

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DIY repairs warning

Everyone wants to save money, and with Bunnings, Masters and home improvement companies and TV shows telling us we can do it ourselves, it is not surprising that people are trying their hand at home repairs. However, the government are asking that people take a step back and leave electrical work to the professionals. DIY electrical work can often cause

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Electrical fault starts New Year Eve fire in Dubai

As crowds gathered to watch the New Year’s fireworks in Dubai, the masses were armed with good intentions for the New Year ahead, a fire engulfed a 63 storey building in the city centre. The prominent skyscraper that was both a hotel and residential building, was quickly evacuated. It’s said that some of the cladding for festive decorations may have

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No Power To Your Power Points?

HOW TO CHECK YOUR SAFETY SWITCH  AND TRY TO SORT THE PROBLEM OUT BEFORE YOU NEED TO CALL AN ELECTRICIAN Safety switches are installed to keep you safe – but sometimes an appliance that is faulty and needs repairing or replacing can cause the safety switch to switch off – here are a few simple step to try to remedy

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Safety switches are installed to keep you safe

NO POWER TO YOUR POWER POINTS? HOW TO CHECK YOUR SAFETY SWITCH  AND TRY TO SORT THE PROBLEM OUT BEFORE YOU NEED TO CALL AN ELECTRICIAN Safety switches are installed to keep you safe – but sometimes an appliance that is faulty and needs repairing or replacing can cause the safety switch to switch off – here are a few

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Why get a Smart Metre?

A smart metre covers a whole gamut of new technologies and systems that will inherently change the relationship between you and your electricity company. To date the process of working out your electricity bill has been a manual process, where the customer is sent an estimate until the metre can be read. Not only does that mean you may have

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