Ask Your Electrician These Questions
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 them:   #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 if s.
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5 Ways To Reduce Your Electricity Bill
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. Remember to unplug your television out next time you’re finished watching to keep it from drawing unnecessary and costly power. .
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Electrical Safety in Your Older Home
Electrical Safety in Your Older Home
Older homes pose an even greater danger for fires and electrocution, hence electrical safety becomes important. Today, our dependence on electricity is increasing, and we are expecting more out of our home’s electrical system. Unfortunately, our increased demands for energy can overburden an older home’s electrical system causing fires or electrocutions. Put into perspective: a majority of existing homes in Australia were built before the recent explosion in the use of computers, mobile phones, and other electronic devices. Many home electrical fires and electrocutions can be prevented by upgrading your home to more up-to-date electrical .
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Improve Your Security With CCTV And Alarm Systems Integration On Your Commercial Property
Improve Your Security With CCTV And Alarm Systems Integration On Your Commercial Property
Security systems that provide superior safety and security to your commercial property are in high demands in recent years. With all the robberies and break-ins happening not only to residential premises but also to commercial premises, installing some form of security system has become a prerequisite for business owners. The systems you might choose will need to cover not just the exterior areas of your retail or office space but the interior areas as well. CCTV camera systems and door-tampering alarm systems are very popular security installations on commercial properties and retail shops. If you are a business owner looking to implement t.
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The Advantages Of Electrical Heating For Your Home
The Advantages Of Electrical Heating For Your Home
Heating and heating solutions are a big concern for homeowners especially when it gets close to winter. There are several options for heating, with some solutions performing better and more efficiently than others. The size of the home as well as the layout will usually dictate what heating solution is the best for your individual case, but electrical home heating (most commonly through a reverse cycle air conditioning system) usually beats gas heating on efficiency and cost. If you are looking for advice and assistance on upgrading or replacing your heating solutions at home, our licensed and experienced refrigeration mechanics and electrici.
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Getting An Electrical Inspection Before Purchasing a Home
Getting An Electrical Inspection Before Purchasing a Home
Buying a home is most probably the largest single purchase of your lifetime. In most cases, you will be buying an already established home, which may range from being a couple of years old to decades old. Although it is natural to move in as quickly as possible, it is wise to first have a full inspection of the home (plumbing, structure, etc.) Most importantly, you should not forget to have a thorough electrical inspection of your potential home before you sign on the dotted line. A comprehensive inspection by a licensed electrician may involve, but is not limited to: Determining potential electrical hazards Inspecting the current healt.
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Electrical Upgrade Ideas for Your Kitchen
Electrical Upgrade Ideas for Your Kitchen
Modern houses in Australia mainly showcase the kitchen as one of, if not the centerpiece of the home. With the recent comeback of family traditions such as dinner catchups and inviting friends over, it’s no wonder that kitchens play a very important part of many Aussie families’ lifestyles. Kitchen renovations remain one of the leading home upgrades planned and done by homeowners today. Whether your kitchen renovations plans are for increased home resale value, or you simply want to improve the look and function of your kitchen, make sure that you consider the following electrical upgrades and renovations: Let There Be (More) Light .
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Equipping Your Power Points With USB Charging Capability
Equipping Your Power Points With USB Charging Capability
Nowadays, the average home is outfitted with multitude of power points for power appliances but few are designed to accommodate the needs of multiple charger types, thus forcing homeowners to perform a juggling act to recharge their tablets, smartphones, and other devices in the same power point. USB-enabled power points are the solution for busy families since they have the capability to keep up with modern charging needs while leaving your standard three-pronged outlets free for use. In Australia, any electrical repairs or upgrades need to be handled by a qualified electrician who have the right tools and experience. We can replace some,.
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Air Conditioner Maintenance: Tips and Tricks
Air Conditioner Maintenance: Tips and Tricks
Just like a car, air conditioning units need regular servicing by a licensed refrigeration mechanic to ensure peak operational efficiency. Whether it is a refrigerated or evaporative system, you should consider having your air conditioning units serviced at least once a year. Doing so can save you money on repairs or replacement in the long run. Here are some of the most important checks and servicing that need to be done for your air conditioning unit to keep it in tip-top shape:   Clean or Replace the Air Filter Most modern air conditioning units are built not only to adjust internal temperature to a comfortable level but a.
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Electrical Safety Tips Before You Go on Vacation
Electrical Safety Tips Before You Go on Vacation
It’s summer time and everyone is planning their perfect holiday. Whether it is flying off to Bali or driving to see the Uluru, it is important to secure your homes and make sure that all electrical units have been checked for fire safety hazard. Before you take your bags on your trip, here are some simple vacation safety checklist for your electronics: Don’t Leave the Lights On The Whole Time You’re Away We’ve heard our friends and family talking about how they secured their homes when they were away on a vacation, and the most common step they mention is to leave the front light on to deter burglars and intruders. Yes, studies .
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