• Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation

    Posted on 17th June 2019 by Kristine Dawson
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    Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation has recently changed. Find out how these changes affect you.  New Queensland Smoke Alarm Legislation will ensure Queensland has the safest homes in the world when it comes to fire safety. The new legislation states that all Queensland dwellings will be required to have interconnected, photoelectric smoke alarm in all bedrooms,Read more »

  • Buying a ceiling fan – all you need to know

    Posted on 24th November 2018 by Kristine Dawson
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    As we head into another Brisbane summer and the temperature rises many of us consider buying a ceiling fan to keep us cool. However, there are so many options to choose from, timber fans, aluminium ceiling fans, fans with remote controls, outdoor ceiling fans, indoor ceiling fans and it can all be a little confusing.Read more »

  • Need a Switchboard Upgrade? 7 Warning Signs to look for.

    Posted on 24th July 2018 by Kristine Dawson
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    Do you need a switchboard upgrade? Have you noticed any warning signs? Tripping fuses, flickering lights? Most of us take it for granted that our electricity will work when we want it to. We come home in the evening and flick a switch and like magic, the lights come on. But what if, one dayRead more »

  • LED lights – Helping the Environment and your Bank Account

    Posted on 5th June 2018 by Kristine Dawson
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    By 2020 all Halogen lights will be banned in Australia, lighting the way for LED lights to dominate the market. This move by the Australia Government is set to save families and small business hundreds of dollars each year off their energy bill. Following in the footsteps of the EU, halogen bulbs will be bannedRead more »

  • How to Find a Great Brisbane Electrician

    Posted on 3rd May 2018 by Kristine Dawson
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    Finding a decent Brisbane Electrician can be a tricky task unless you know what to look for. Searching for a Brisbane Electrician or Electrician near me are two of the most popular searches on Google. However, these searches do not always bring up the Electrician best suited to your needs. You might get commercial electriciansRead more »

  • Need A Good Brisbane Plumber? Just Ask Us!

    Posted on 5th March 2018 by Kristine Dawson
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    In our line of business, we often cross paths with other tradesmen, particularly on major renovation projects or new builds. One such trade that we regularly work with is plumbers. Despite the fact that electricity and water should never mix, strangely enough where there’s an electrician you’ll often find a plumber. Let’s give you anRead more »

  • Test and Tag Guidelines for the Workplace.

    Posted on 23rd February 2018 by Kristine Dawson
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    Are you Keeping up to date with your test and tag requirements in your workplace? Do you know if your workplace is compliant? All electrical equipment needs to be tested and tagged at regular intervals. Depending on the type of equipment and its use, the testing interval will vary. Here is a guideline to howRead more »

  • Common Electrical Questions Answered

    Posted on 13th January 2017 by Kristine Dawson
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    A lot of us have been on holidays the past few weeks, myself included. In amongst heading to the beach and eating loads, it is pretty common to get stuck into some jobs around the home over the Christmas break. I have been cleaning cupboards and painting walls. What about when it comes to electricalRead more »

  • Are My Christmas Lights Safe

    Posted on 30th November 2016 by Kristine Dawson
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    Is it me or does Christmas seem to come around quicker every year? On the weekend we broke family tradition and put up the Christmas Tree before December 1st.  With four children it is such an exciting time!  Whilst my oldest was beautifully hanging ornaments and my youngest was entangling herself in the old ChristmasRead more »

  • Double Adapters – Just how safe are they?

    Posted on 15th November 2016 by Kristine Dawson
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    In today’s digital age, it is quite common that our homes have insufficient general purpose outlets (GPOs), or power points for our needs. It has been custom to just grab a double adapter to provide that additional power point to charge up your mobile phones or one of the children’s electronic devices? So just howRead more »