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Above or Below: What Type of Method Should You Use to Connect to the Electrical Grid?

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Electricity is perhaps the most important utility there is, as it powers most of the devices Australians use on a daily basis. From your TV to your toaster, it is important that your electrical connection is secure so that you can freely use whatever appliance you want, for as long as you want. With that in mind, the power installation choice you make, either above or below ground, is vital. Here is a quick rundown of the pros and cons of both options, along with a simple rule of thumb that should make this choice easier for all new home and business owners looking to decide. Read More»

5 Reasons to Hire a Commercial Electrician

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From lighting to powering appliances and various electrical units, commercial buildings rely heavily on electricity. You need a fully functional electrical system to ensure the safety of the building’s occupants and it’s energy efficiency. A commercial electrician will ensure your commercial building has a well-functioning electrical system that’s safe for the building and the occupants. Continue reading for five reasons to hire a commercial electrician.  Time Is Saved, Not Wasted Read More»

Residential Subdivision: Three Core Tips for Designing the Electrical Infrastructure

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Subdividing residential lots is not a straightforward process. In simple terms, you cannot have the lot sectioned into appropriate parts and consider the process complete. There are other critical things that you must address, including electrical connections. It is your responsibility as the owner of the land to make certain that each new lot will have power. Moreover, the surrounding environment might require public lighting, depending on the scale of your project. Read More»

5 Benefits of Having an Electrician Install a Solar System for Your Home

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Tired of increased energy bills? Join the many people opting for solar energy for their homes as an alternative source of energy. Just like the traditional forms of energy you’re using, a professional electrician will install, and provide maintenance to your solar energy system. Considering the initial cost of acquiring and installing solar energy, why make the switch? It’s quite simple, in addition to it being a clean, renewable source of energy, it has a host of other benefits. Read More»

How to Get Electrical Repairs Right to Avoid Electrical Fires

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Ensuring that you get it right every time with electrical repairs can greatly reduce the risk of electrical fires. Be it a residential or commercial setting, here is a look at what you should do when you have electrical repairs to take care of in order to prevent starting a fire. Avoid DIY Work Some electrical repairs, such as fixing a loose outlet, aren’t too difficult to do on your own, but only if you have the right tools and understand the precautions to take. Read More»

Commercial Electrical Inspection: Everything You Need to Know

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Electricity is essential in the modern world and there’s not much that can be done without it, especially in business. As vital as it is, electricity does fail from time to time in this unideal world and can result in loss of property and even cause bodily harm. A commercial electrical system is a complex structure that requires maintenance to satisfy the state’s safety standards and that is where an inspection comes in. Read More»

When Is It Time To Upgrade Your Switchboard?

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The electrical switchboard is one of the most crucial parts of your house. However, most people ignore the switchboard when getting repairs for their electrical appliances. Electrical switchboards offer a direct route to get electricity where you need. As time passes, these devices degrade and need replacement. That will ensure a continuous smooth flow of electricity. Old switchboards may not have enough energy for the new technology in household appliances. If you are not sure whether you need switchboard upgrades, look out for these signs. Read More»

Finding the Best Electrical Contractor Made Easy

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Electrical hazards are witnessed almost every day in Australia and the rest of the world. While some of the cases are unavoidable, most are caused by poor wiring services or installation of electrical appliances. Avoid these incidences by getting a professional to handle these tasks for you. Here are some pointers on how to choose an electrical contractor. Look for Reviews and References The first and easiest way to find a reliable professional is by seeking references from your family and friends. Read More»

3 Safety Precautions to Implement When Planning Electrical Repairs

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The voltage in your domestic electrical wiring is high enough to cause death by electrocution. Most people do not realise that a simple act such as changing a light bulb can actually turn fatal if the person changing the bulb comes into contact with the live or the energised part of the bulb. Besides electrocution, electricity poses other dangers such as fires that could destroy appliances and even bring down entire buildings. Read More»

Electrician Speak: 4 Easy Ways To Manage Energy Vampires And Cut Down Bills

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Energy vampires are concepts electricians are all too familiar with, as you should be. Succinctly put, these are any devices that continue to use and drain power even after you have turned them off. How much energy these suckers consume can add up to even a fifth of your monthly bill, which is why you need to control this sucking. How? Electricians advise the following, among other strategies, once you have identified the energy vampires in your home or business. Read More»