3 Reasons Why DIY Electrical Work Is A Bad Idea

3 Reasons why DIY Electrical Work is a Bad Idea

When it comes to home improvement, the DIY movement is certainly gaining traction. Home renovation shows with a DIY theme are popular on TV and there is a lot to recommend getting on board. But there are some things that simply should not be done without the right qualification and licence. Probably one of the most notable of these is electrical. To highlight the dangers of attempting DIY electrical work, we have compiled a brief guide on why DIY electrical work is a bad idea. Continue reading

5 Ways To Keep Warm This Winter

5 Ways to Keep Warm This Winter

Brisbane winters seem to catch a lot of people by surprise. The heat of summer leaves us all itching for some winter temperatures, but they often arrive without warning. This leaves homeowners across Brisbane looking for new ways to keep warm in winter. Most Brisbane homes are not equipped with central heating or other such heating measures. This means that as Queenslanders, we often feel the sting of winter a little more than others. Fortunately, there are plenty of easy ways to keep warm this winter! Continue reading

Why You Need Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning This Winter

Southeast Queensland enjoys quite a mild temperate climate; however winter and summer are vastly different. In winter temperatures can drop below ten degrees Celsius, while in summer they can easily exceed thirty. As a result of this, air conditioning is almost a household staple. Most houses across Brisbane and Southeast Queensland have air conditioning installed. Continue reading

7 Electrical Safety Tips for your Home

Electrical safety is of paramount importance around every home. So many aspects of domestic life are dependent on electrical appliances and systems, which means we come into contact with electricity more than we realise. Every time we come into contact with electricity, it is important to remember the basic rules of electrical safety. Despite the safeguards that modern electrical systems have implemented, there is always the risk of an electrical accident when using electrical products. Continue reading

5 Tips To Get Rid of Mould in Air Conditioning Systems

5 Tips to Get Rid of Mould in Air Conditioning Systems

Air conditioners create ideal conditions for mould. They work by passing air from outside the unit, through a cooling system. With such high volumes of air passing through the unit, they are particularly prone to collecting mould spores and bacteria. This is further exacerbated by the humid climate of Brisbane. The humidity means that there is sufficient moisture for the mould to truly flourish. Mould in air conditioning systems can have dire consequences on your health. Continue reading

What Size Ducted Air Conditioning Do I Need?

Ducted air conditioners are a great choice for many Queensland homes and businesses. Ducted air conditioners differ from split system models in that they are run from one central unit, as opposed to an individual unit in each room. This gives you greater control over the temperature of your home or business and it is also a great way to save money on your electricity bill. Continue reading

Why You Need a Licensed Electrician

Why You Need a Licensed Electrician

Every home needs a reliable source of electricity and to keep your home wired up well, your electrical systems will need periodic maintenance. As well as this, you might have some new fittings or appliances that need installation, or some old ones that need to be replaced. Doing all of this is not easy however, and in many cases electrical work poses a direct risk to your safety and the safety of those in your home. Continue reading

Split System Air Conditioner Leaking Water Inside: What Should You do?

Split System Air Conditioner Leaking Water Inside

Air conditioners are present in almost every home across Brisbane and there is a very good reason for this. The heat of summer and cold of winter necessitates a reliable air conditioning system and split system units are amongst the most popular for domestic applications. Split systems can effectively heat or cool single rooms or living spaces and generally improve the comfort and liveability of your home however occasionally, poorly functioning air conditioners can have a negative affect on your home. Perhaps the most common problem faced by homeowners is “split system air conditioner leaking water inside?”. This raises the very important and sometimes urgent question of what to do in such a situation? Continue reading