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General

Circuit Breaker vs Safety Switch

What’s the difference you may ask? You thought they were the same thing? You are not alone! It is quite shocking (or maybe no-so-shocking to some...

Electrical safety around the home

The safety of you and your family is the most important thing there is, especially when it comes to electricity. With the increased use of technolo...

How to choose the right ceiling fan?

Choosing the right ceiling fan can provide gentle, energy-efficient cooling through summer and help to redistribute warmth throughout the room in w...

Induction vs Electric Cooktop : Which is best?

When it comes to cooking in your home, many people are very particular about their style and the appliances they use. They may have a favourite sto...

Looking for some information regarding smoke alarm legislation in NSW?

Smoke alarms save lives. This isn't a statement that many people would argue with and according to NSW Fire and Rescue, the risk of a fatality in a...

What is a lumen?

So, what is a lumen? Considering the fact that you are on this page to begin with, you are likely asking yourself this exact question. You've proba...

What is a Safety Switch?

You have likely heard the term ‘safety switch’ before, but most people just take them for granted until an issue arises. A safety switch is, in...

What is three-phase power?

Single-phase supply provides a single alternating current which flows in one direction, between a positive and negative maximum displacement points...

What to do in an electrical emergency

What to do in an electrical emergency Electricity can easily be taken for granted. We rely on it most hours of every day. Failing to take proper c...

What you need to know about electrical licences in NSW

Electrician An electrician has completed a 4-year apprenticeship during which she or he will have gained on the job training under supervision ...

What's the difference between an electrician and an electrical contractor?

So, you need to employ someone to complete your electrical work, but you are seeing terms like 'electrician' and 'electrical contractor' thrown aro...

When should I call an emergency electrician?

We as a modern society are extremely reliant on electricity. Without power systems in place, humans don’t have access to their favourite appliances...

Why choose LED lights?

When it comes to lighting, there is a lot of information around. Watts and lumens and LEDs and compact fluorescent lamps... you are excused if ...

Why does my safety switch keep tripping?

Although the tripping of your safety switch may seem like a nuisance at times, it is only doing its job! A safety switch is designed to protect...

Why have smart lights?

Smart lighting. You have likely heard this term in the news over the last 12 months or so, or maybe one of your friends have had smart lighting ins...


Installation

What is a Certificate of Compliance for Electrical Work?

A Certificate of Compliance for Electrical Work must be issued to the customer, Fair Trading NSW, and the electricity distributor when safety and c...


Maintenance

Electrical safety in the home and business is your responsibility

Thanks to the high standards of work and testing as well as the licensing and training systems in Australia staying electrically safe in your home ...

What does an electrical safety audit entail?

An Electrical Safety audit checks businesses and individuals across industries to make sure that homes and businesses are operating in a safe envi...


Repair

Signs of faulty electrical wiring in your home

The electrical wiring in your home is something we all take for granted… when it is working. If you flick a switch and the lights turn on, o...


Service

All you need to know about switchboard upgrades

We know, we know… it isn’t a great, super interesting conversation starter nor is it something you really talk about on a regular basis. But...


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