Looking to the Future: Solar Power

By | 2017-09-19T10:24:26+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Categories: Commercial, Concepts, Residential, Support|

Solar power isn’t new, most consumers are aware of its environmental and economic benefits. However as technology advances so does the way we can deliver and supply solar power to your home that makes it a very practical and reliable option in replacement of traditional

Let’s Talk About Mains

By | 2017-07-04T10:08:37+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , |

Alongside upgrading your switchboard (see our blog post HERE), it is beneficial to review your current mains supply to ascertain whether it is adequately servicing your home. Mains cables go from your switchboard to the incoming power supply point, either to aerial power lines in

[ VIDEO ] When is it Time to Upgrade my Switchboard?

By | 2017-05-31T10:05:30+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Commercial, Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , |

Like anything else in your home, switchboards need a little TLC and maintenance from time-to-time. It is a good idea to take the time to consider whether your switchboard is ready for an upgrade, as old, out-dated switchboards can be both dangerous and inefficient. In

Top Tips for Electrical Safety with Children

By | 2017-05-31T09:38:27+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Categories: Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , |

If you have children or have spent time with children you will know that curious little minds tend to lead to curious little fingers in power points and other places they generally shouldn’t be! Even the most diligent parent or caregiver can’t always foresee the

Electrical Health Check: What You Need to Know Before You Purchase a Home

By | 2017-04-19T02:46:32+00:00 February 25th, 2017|Categories: Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks|

Buying a new home can be fraught with stress. Reading Section 32s, making sure you have your finances in order and organising pest and building inspections are all part of the process before putting in an offer. What can be overlooked is the electrical health

[ VIDEO ] Electrical Defect Notices Explained

By | 2017-04-19T02:46:32+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Categories: Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , |

Has your Electricity Distributor issued you with a defect notice and turned off your power? What do you do now?? Read on or watch the quick video above to learn more about your next steps. What is an Electrical Defect Notice? A Defect Notice is

Assessing the Condition of Your Switchboard: Is it Time to Upgrade?

By | 2017-02-25T01:19:55+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: Commercial, Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , , |

It is a good idea to take the time to consider whether your switchboard is ready for an update, especially if your home is 30 years or older. What is a Switchboard? An electrical switchboard is a device that sends electricity from one or more

Seven Questions You Should Ask Your Electrician

By | 2017-04-19T02:46:32+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Categories: Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you are hiring an electrician, you want to make sure they are up to the job. Dodgy electrical repairs and wiring can be dangerous and could lead to further problems down the track. The best way to tell whether or not the electrician you are talking to

What to do when your Safety Switch (RCD) keeps tripping

By | 2016-06-28T01:11:55+00:00 June 28th, 2016|Categories: Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks, Videos|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you have a safety switch (RCD) that keeps tripping and are not sure what to do? This would have to be our most common phone call but luckily there are some easy steps you can do yourself to try and fix the problem. In

What to do in an Electrical Brown Out

By | 2017-04-19T02:46:32+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Residential, Support, Tips & Tricks, Videos|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

What is an Electrical Brown Out? Have you ever experienced a time when your lights seemed dimmer than normal or you couldn’t get the kettle to boil? What you were experiencing may have been an electrical brown out. Brown outs often occur during storms, high