Are you suffering from a Aircon Cold? Here’s how to stop it!
Air conditioners are a huge part of everyday life here in Australia, Especially in those hot summer months. They make the heat bearable and turn your home in to a winter wonderland. However many of us will at one time feel the adverse effects when using their air-conditioning unit. The dreaded Aircon cold: Sneezing, chills and sore throat are just some of the effects.Check out our top tips to rid yourself of the aircon cold for good! 1. Set the thermostat on your aircon at just the right temperature. As the outside temperature increases, many of us turn down the heat inside and set that aircon to 18 degrees. This hab.Keep Reading
Would your home benefit from some smart home devices?
Would your home benefit from smart home devices? Living in the 21st century has brought with it a number of pros and cons and one that sits in the grey area is the rise of Smart home devices that have become a part of every day living.There are pros and cons to all smart devices and the main question we see when it comes to information security and personal safety: Are smart home devices worth the privacy risks?So, what exactly does “smart” mean? When talking about smart devices or homes, simply put, “smart” means connected to the internet, usually via WiFi. These devices can be controlled by the internet, collect data and .Keep Reading
Take advantage of Perth’s Sun
Take advantage of living in the sunniest city in Australia with Solar energy. With electricity prices on the rise, Perth households are now reaping the benefits of solar, and seeing firsthand what it can do to reduce power bills. Solar is a solid investment in your household’s future and on average you will have paid off your solar package within the first two years based on your current power bill. Not only will it help cut your household bills, but you will also be doing your bit for the environment through use of renewable resources.Still not convinced solar is for you?Here are a few more reasons to jump on the solar trend….Keep Reading
Ask Your Electrician These Questions
Looking for a licensed electrician in your area? You should be able to trust an electrician to let him work in your home. To know if someone is a good fit for the electrical work in your home, these are the questions you should ask your electrician: #1 Are you licensed to do electrical work in my home? An obvious one, but it’s a good idea to make sure of this. A legal requirement in nearly every state in Australia is for the worker to have their own unrestricted electrical workers license – not just a Contractors Licence they operate under. #2 Any Warranty? Getting a warranty on your electrical works is a relief.Keep Reading
5 Ways To Reduce Your Electricity Bill
Your electricity bill completely depends on your usage and it’s easier than you think to reduce your usage and hence the cost. Austec Electrical has some wonderful handy tips to help you save on electricity. Here are 5 ways to save electricity and reduce your bill costs. 1. Do Not Keep Electronics On Stand-By Mode Keeping your electronics on stand-by mode might seem as it’s not consuming any energy, but a whopping 75% of the energy use can be caused by electronics that not fully switched off so remember to unplug your television out next time you’re finished watching to keep it from drawing unnecessary and costly power..Keep Reading