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29 05, 2018

4 Reasons you need a good bathroom exhaust fan

May 29th, 2018|

  With the colder weather, it’s important to take measures to prevent mould and mildew. When moisture builds up and is not properly ventilated, it doesn’t take long before mould starts growing which can spell all sorts of hygiene and health issues for you and your family. Not surprisingly bathrooms are one of the biggest [...]

27 02, 2018

5 Reasons your electricity bill is so high and how to reduce them

February 27th, 2018|

You are most likely only too aware of the increases in electricity usage costs no matter which provider you are with. But there are definitely some steps you can take to actively reduce your electricity consumption and lower your future electricity bills. We have outlined some of the most common ‘hidden’ reasons power bills are [...]

20 02, 2018

Good lighting is key to functionality and ambience in your home

February 20th, 2018|

Lighting plays an important aspect in any interior space and can be very powerful in setting the mood and ambience of a room or simply ‘bringing it to life’ and making it functional. Changing or updating the lighting in your home will give it an instant face-lift and dramatically improve the look and usability of your home. [...]

7 11, 2017

Ten reasons you should switch to LED Lighting right now!

November 7th, 2017|

LED or ‘Light Emitting Diode’ lighting by far the smartest lighting option available. Here's ten compelling reasons why you should update your lighting to LED if you haven't already; They use around 85% less energy than halogen or incandescent lights and about 5% less energy than compact fluorescent globes. In fact, a 9 watt LED [...]

30 10, 2017

SPECIAL OFFER: Ceiling fan installation from just $289*

October 30th, 2017|

Ceiling fans are the ideal cooling solution for bedrooms, living rooms, kitchens and outdoor areas; keeping you cool and keeping your energy bills down. Ceiling fans; Make a room feel up to 8 degrees cooler Cost as little as 2 cents per hour to run On really hot days, working alongside an air conditioner they reduce your [...]

31 07, 2017

5 things to check when an appliance fails

July 31st, 2017|

When an appliance stops working, especially an important one, like a fridge, it’s important not to panic. It helps to try to troubleshoot the problem yourself before you call an electrician out. It’s often a simple problem that you can fix yourself. We’ve put together some troubleshooting pointers to see if you can isolate the [...]

1 05, 2017

Don’t Delay. Replace your Smoke Alarm

May 1st, 2017|

It’s now 11 years since smoke alarms in homes became the law in NSW. And most smoke alarms have a life span of only 10 years. Up to 60% of homes in NSW could have expired smoke alarms in place and they don’t even know it. This is a worrying statistic as so many tragic [...]

28 11, 2016

Lighten Up Safely This Christmas

November 28th, 2016|

Christmas is not far away and you may be thinking of putting up the Christmas tree and lighting up your home and garden with impressive Christmas decorations. Without wanting to dampen the Christmas spirit, Hornsby Electric would like to remind our customers to take care decorating your home and avoid any risk of electrical danger. [...]

21 09, 2016

Trimming Trees Around Power Lines

September 21st, 2016|

Spring is the perfect time of year to trim back overhanging branches around cables and power lines. Trees growing too close to powerlines are dangerous, with the potential of causing fires or bringing down powerlines and causing electric shock. It’s essential to trim any trees on your property to ensure they are not within the [...]

27 07, 2016

Do You Trust Your Smoke Alarm?

July 27th, 2016|

Did you know that smoke alarms have a life of just ten years? Many people are unaware if their smoke alarm is even working to its best capacity. In fact, up to 60% of households in Australia have an expired smoke alarm in place. This is a scary statistic for something so crucial to the [...]