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
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 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
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
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
Due to technological innovation, some people are now rapidly shifting from the use of copper wires to fibre optic cables. You may wonder why a change would be necessary, since the copper seemed just fine. Well, these modern cables have just brought about so many benefits and breakthroughs, especially in transfer of information. Therefore, if you are still debating with yourself on whether or not to install fibre optics in your property, below are a few justifiable reasons why you totally should.
25 January 2016
There are some electrical problems in your home that may be able to wait until you can get an appointment with an electrician; a plug that doesn't work or an appliance that keeps shutting off a circuit may need some rewiring, but these aren't necessarily emergencies. However, there are times when you should call an emergency electrician to your home rather than waiting, even if it means an extra fee for their services.
25 January 2016