All homes have a switchboard or fuse box and most of us never give them a second thought. The switchboard is usually attached to one of your external walls near the front of your house but can sometimes be found or one of the internal walls. The switchboard also contains fuses, circuit breakers and safety [...]
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Many Aussies will be taking off on their holidays during the summer months, particularly now that the kids are finished at school for the year. Whilst everyone is focussed on their trip, it’s also a good idea to spend some time thinking about the safety of your home while you are away. More specifically, the [...]
Most of us can attest to the fact that our electricity bills have climbed substantially over the past few years. For Victorians, this is even more noticeable with many of us working from home for a large part of the year due to the pandemic and using more energy than normal. With no signs of [...]
None of us appreciate a blackout, but unfortunately they do happen from time to time. As we all know, our power supply isn’t infallible, particularly in times when the grid is under pressure or during storms when the lines go down. So have you ever thought about what you would do if the power cuts [...]
If you cast your mind around your home, you might be surprised at how many appliances and other items of electrical equipment you have and use on a regular basis. But are they safe? Here are six electrical safety tips that will help to keep everyone protected in your home and might even cut down [...]
With electricity costs spiralling out of control, Australians need to do everything possible to cut down on their household bills. Reducing the amount of electricity used in your home is a great idea, because this not only lowers your power bills, but also helps to save the environment. Here are 7 tips that might help [...]
We are all familiar with the work an electrician does, and despite electricity being a vital part of our lives, we definitely take it for granted. As well as keeping the lights on, our food cold, our phone charged and our rooms heated, here are some very interesting facts about electricians. Electricians Must Pass a [...]