Are you suffering from a Aircon Cold? Here’s how to stop it!
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.
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Would your home benefit from some smart home devices?
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 .
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Take advantage of Perth’s Sun
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….
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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 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.
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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 so 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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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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