The A-Z of Ducted Air Conditioning

Ducted Air Conditioning

Generally speaking, ducted air conditioners aren’t the most common in residential buildings. You probably associate them more with commercial buildings and shopping centres. But that’s changing. Ducted air conditioners are among the most efficient, and most effective air conditioners on the market. And emerging technology is making them perfect for use in your home. So let’s have a look at just what makes ducted air conditioning a preferred option. Continue reading

What is the Best Air Conditioner Temperature for Sleeping?

Best Air Conditioner Temperature for Sleeping

Queensland is pretty well known for its heat. Even in the mildest summers, we can expect temperatures in the mid-thirties pretty much state-wide. It’s no surprise, then, that come September, the air conditioners are switched on across the state. Everyone has their preferred temperatures, too. There are those who like the cave-like feel of a dark room air conditioned at 18 degrees. Then there are those who prefer a more modest temperature of 25 degrees – even in the depths of summer. Continue reading

Electrical Safety For Kids | Ten Rules

Electrical Safety For Kids

Children are all too aware of a wide variety of hazards these days. But how about electrical hazards? Electrical safety is just as important as any other – if not more. But in a lot of cases, it goes unnoticed. That’s why we’ve drawn on our electrical expertise to put together a quick list of electrical safety tips for kids. Remember, an awareness of good electrical safety is something that can keep kids safe well into adulthood. Continue reading

Poor Indoor Air Quality – Causes And How To Fix It

Poor Indoor Air Quality

Chronic health issues, headaches, and lethargy have all been linked to a silent home invader: poor air quality.We breathe the air in our homes every day. It’s no surprise, then, that poor indoor air quality can lead to these problems. But what causes poor indoor air quality? And, most importantly, how can we fix it? These are some of the questions we aim to answer in this brief guide. If you think something is amiss around your home, read on – it may be poor indoor air quality. And with the right attention and some expert help, that’s a problem you can fix. Continue reading

How To Choose An Air Conditioner (2019 Guide)

How To Choose An Air Conditioner (2019 Guide)
Choosing an air conditioner is a big decision, but it’s one that will pay dividends. There are lots of different makes and models of air conditioner on the market, so making the right choice is important. But how do you do that? Start by taking a look at our 2019 guide on how to choose an air conditioner. With some research, careful thought, and expert advice, your choice of air conditioner will be perfect! Continue reading

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

how to turn off fire alarm beeping

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

energy saving costs

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