The Dangers of Do-It-Yourself Electrical Work

Electrical wiring is complex, hazardous and requires a high level of knowledge about how it works and the safety precautions that must be taken in order to perform electrical work. This is why it’s a four year Electrical Apprenticeship to learn all the knowledge that is required to keep the electrician safe. The Qld Electrical Safety … Continued

Consider the Costs of Ducted Air Conditioning

The summer months in Australia are hot, steamy, and unpleasant. Many residents choose to have air con systems to make their homes comfortable, but it comes with a cost. It’s important to understand that you can enjoy a good level of comfort by running your ducted air con while saving on energy costs and consumption. … Continued

Great Tips for Choosing the Right Smoke Alarm

Installing a smoke alarm is a way of taking steps to protect yourself, your family, your neighbours, and your property. Queensland legislation requires that all homes and units, including rental properties in QLD have at least one working smoke alarm on each level of their house. You can find out if there is a similar … Continued

Allergies, Mildew & Mould – An Air Conditioning Unit Can Help!

Allergies, Mildew & Mould – Oh My! An Air Conditioning Unit Can Help! Most people think that an air conditioning unit serves only a single function – keeping them cool while the mercury rises outside. However, it’s great to know that your air conditioning unit can also serve as a deterrent for some of the … Continued

Choosing the Right Air Conditioner

Which is the right air conditioner for me? Purchasing the right air conditioner and being able to stay cool in hot temperatures is a genuine relief.  But an air conditioner purchase can often end up costly and wasteful if certain steps are not followed before you buy. In other words, there is some homework to … Continued

4 Tips for Wireless Home Surround Sound Theatre Systems

So you’re ready to upgrade your home entertainment system to a wireless system. Congratulations for going wireless and eliminating more wires and cables. Even though some cabling is required with this kind of installation, no cables need to be run to connect devices since the wireless compatibility takes care of that problem. Now that you have … Continued

Tips for Safe Outdoor Lighting Installation

As much as outdoor lighting enhances your home, it must also be safe. Using electricity in any outdoor area is always going to be dangerous, whether the wires are exposed, or buried underground.  The best way to remain safe, and avoid accidents or fatality, is to consult with an electrician and comply with local codes on … Continued

Dryer Not Working? Avoid This Annoying Problem

Did you just reach into your dryer expecting to pull out an armful of fluffy towels only to find them damp or worse, completely wet? Faults with dryers are common and annoying, but can mostly be avoided with just a little extra attention where possible. Like your washing machine and any other home appliance you … Continued