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Keep warm and keep your energy bill down this cold season

  Autumn has come and in a couple of months, winter will follow suit. Keeping our homes warm during the cold seasons is just as, if not more, costly as our electricity for the warmer months. Here are some tips to help you reduce your energy costs: Shut the curtains/ blinds. More than one-third of [...]

April 26th, 2019|

Daylight saving is the perfect time to check your smoke alarms

According to a recent report Fire and Rescue NSW, 56% of fatal house fires took place in homes with no smoke alarm systems. It only takes around three minutes for fires to break out and a couple of quick breaths of thick smoke to knock someone out. Working smoke alarms work quickly to alert people [...]

April 16th, 2019|

How to ensure you are making the most of peak and off-peak electricity

  Keeping on top of your energy bills is a great way to keep your outgoings as low as possible. One of the best ways to reduce your energy bills is to be aware of the peak, off-peak and shoulder periods of your energy provider and to switch to off-peak whenever possible. Here we have [...]

March 18th, 2019|

Solar batteries – are they worth it?

Tesla Powerwall – is it worth it? It’s certainly worth exploring whether investing in the Tesla Powerwall is worth it for your family’s ongoing energy usage. After all, having a rechargeable battery that allows you to collect energy for the sun to use anytime day or night sounds like a no-brainer, considering the high costs [...]

February 5th, 2019|

Don’t put off making necessary electrical updates to your home

  As part of our service, we provide regular free safety inspections to our valued customers. Their electrical safety is very important to us and we wouldn’t feel right coming into their home to do electrical work without pointing out any issues that could jeopardise their family’s electrical safety. We sometimes find outdated electrical wiring, [...]

January 7th, 2019|

Questions to ask your electrician before hiring them

  From time to time, the need arises for an electrician to visit your home to install, replace, fix and repair electrical wiring issues in and around the home. Having a qualified, experienced and thorough electrician is critical to the electrical safety of your home and family. More often than not, you can’t see if [...]

December 11th, 2018|

Important takeaways from the 10/50 Vegetation Code

Once again, we are entering the deadly Australian bushfire season. According to Climate Council’s latest report, the risk of bushfires in NSW have increased relative to the rapid climate change where long hot summers are now the norm. If you live in the North Shore, Hornsby and surrounding area, you need to be aware of [...]

December 3rd, 2018|