4 Essential Precautions for Installing Your Solar Power System


Installing a solar power system in your home can be a dangerous and difficult process. In general, this project will require the manual placement of the panel on the roof for the optimal harnessing of solar energy. Also, it is essential for the panels to be connected to the house for power supply and even storage. If you are not cautious, you could sustain injuries from falls and electrical shock. Therefore, it is advisable to consult a professional electrician for help to ensure safe and effective system setup.

2 June 2019

Australian Electrical Safety Standard 3760 Explained


Australia and New Zealand share a common standard when it comes to electrical equipment testing in offices and other places of work. The standard has been in place since 2010 and is referred to as AS/NZS 3760. In Australia, it covers all of the electrical equipment tagging processes that are required to meet the law. The standard is in place to ensure the electrical safety of all types of portable appliances, such as computing equipment, audio and visual display equipment and powered kitchen appliances.

4 October 2018

How to Troubleshoot a Faulty Icemaker


During the crazy heat of an Australian summer, you will want to ensure that you and your family are as cool as possible and if you're spending some time on the patio during a weekend, you'll want to keep everyone hydrated with cool drinks. You may be getting hot under the collar, therefore, if you find that your ice machine seems to have given up the ghost. Before you call out somebody to have a look at it, what can you check first?

23 October 2017

New Landlords - Advice On Getting Your Electrical Safety Certificate


As a new landlord, you'll need an Electrical Safety Certificate (issued by your local authority) in order to comply with the law.  But what action do you need to take in order to get your all-important certificate?  Read on for a helpful guide. Your responsibilities as a landlord In order to qualify for an Electrical Safety Certificate, you must be able to prove the following: Your rental property's electrical installations (i.

29 July 2016

Outdoor Floodlights | 3 Considerations When Installing Floodlights For Security And Illumination In Your Garden


Outdoor floodlights provide both security and lighting in your garden, allowing you to benefit from a well-illuminated landscape without feeling unsafe. But choosing floodlights can be difficult when you don't know what you want. This guide equips you with considerations when installing outdoor floodlights in your garden. Think About Where You Want To Mount The Lights You must consider where you want to place your floodlights in the garden for maximum effect.

27 June 2016

Important Things to Keep in Mind When Going For Electrical Fences in Your Home


Electric fences are a reliable way of securing your home. You can use them around the borders of your land like ordinary barbed wire fences, on top of perimeter wall fences or within the premises to partition livestock paddocks. With proper equipment and maintenance, you can have a structure that costs you less than many other types of fences. For instance, you will use fewer materials such as posts with a high tensile electric fence, unlike an ordinary barbed wire fence.

23 May 2016

Tips When Trying to Conceal Telephone Wires Around a Doorway


Running telephone wires throughout your home is required when you want the ability to use your telephone in a number of different rooms. When you are running the wires, you will most likely have to run them through doorways. Telephone wires can be unsightly and hazardous when they are not concealed. This means that before you begin running telephone wires through your home, it is important for you to be aware of the most helpful tips that allow you to effectively conceal telephone wires around a doorway.

28 January 2016