6 Surprising Reasons Your Safety Switch Keeps Tripping

Circuit Breaker Tripping
Being plunged into quiet darkness on a regular basis isn’t exactly anyone’s idea of fun. However, it happens to us all at some stage, and it’s actually a good sign. When your circuit breaker trips, more often than not it means it’s protecting you from an electrical hazard. Trip switches are designed to break an electrical circuit if it has been compromised in some way. In certain circumstances, this means it will save you or someone else from a potentially fatal electric shock. In other circumstances, it simply means something is broken. Here are some of the most common reasons that your safety switch keeps tripping. Continue reading

How To Turn Off Fire Alarm Beeping

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It happens to the best of us: you are enjoying a good night’s sleep, only to be woken by the shrill beeping of your smoke alarm. It never seems to be a one off either; you go back to bed, only to be woken again. Clearly, something is wrong. But what is it? And more importantly, how can you make it stop? Randomly beeping fire alarms are one of the most annoying things you can encounter. There are lots of potential causes too. So let’s get acquainted with these noisy little lifesavers: here’s what you need to know! Continue reading

Energy Saving Tips For Your Home

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Energy prices: they’re a hot topic! And it doesn’t look like there’ll be a clear cut resolution anytime soon. Luckily, there are a few ways you can take energy saving into your own hands. With some expert help and a few useful energy saving tips for your home, you can lower your power bill. Better still, you can improve the reliability and efficiency of your home’s electrical systems. Seem too good to be true right? But stick with us – we have a few useful energy saving tips to get you started.

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How To Conduct A Home Energy Audit

How To Conduct A Home Energy Audit

In the depths of winter, the temptation to turn on that heating is pretty hard to resist. Chances are, you will experience a slight rise in power costs as a result. But what are your options if that cost rise seems like too much? If your power bill seems disproportionate to the energy you actually use, then it’s time for a home energy audit. Professional audits are always the best, but there are a few preliminary things you can do first. Here are some that we would recommend. Continue reading

Winter Is Coming! Time To Schedule Your Well Overdue Electrical Maintenance

Electrical maintenance

Has it been a while since you last booked an electrician to take a look at your home? If so, don’t stress – you’re not alone. But you do need to act. Electrical maintenance is important for more reasons than we can explain here. And that’s simply because electricity is the vital component of almost everything we do. It’s how we stay warm, cool, connected and more. Like anything, electrical systems do need maintenance as well – they’re not simply a set and forget solution. So let’s dive in to some of the many reasons to get your electrical maintenance up to date. Continue reading

6 Electrical Safety Tips For Appliances

Electrical Safety Tips For Appliances

When you think of electrical safety tips, you probably think of fallen power lines and other large-scale electrical hazards. And that’s a good thing – it is vital to stay aware of electrical hazards in all situations. But what about those electrical items that we encounter on a more day to day basis? Appliances are responsible for most of our energy consumption, and that means they are using a lot of electricity every day. If something goes wrong and the wrong wires are exposed, the consequences could be severe. That’s why we have made this list of electrical safety tips for appliances. Continue reading

Tips And Tricks To Lower Your Electricity Bill

Tips And Tricks To Lower Your Electricity Bill

It often seems like everything we do needs electricity. And to some extent that’s true – you may have come to realise that after your last power bill! With power prices on the rise, we need to become smarter with how we manage our electricity. Luckily, it’s not too hard. There are a few simple tips and tricks you can use to lower your power bill. To help you get started, we have listed a few of our favourites below. Continue reading

5 Electrical Safety Tips For Your Home

Electricity is the backbone of all houses, and it has too many benefits to list. But it is also quite unforgiving. If you make a mistake when electricity is involved, the consequences can be serious. Luckily, you don’t have to deal with electricity too directly. All electrical work has to be done by a qualified and licenced professional. Still, it’s important to know the basics of electrical safety. That’s why we have listed five electrical safety tips for your home. Continue reading