Why Your Love Affair with the Extension Cord Could Cause You Problems

Within the space of a generation, the typical Australian has become unbelievably connected and able to take advantage of an amazing array of technological devices. Many of these devices are enjoyed at home and need to be connected to an electrical source in order to work. Yet a very large number of people still live in a property that was designed many years ago and way before this electronic revolution materialised. Read More 

What to Ask a Commercial Electrician When They’re Performing a Routine Service

When your commercial building needs electrical service, it's good to ask the commercial electrician for some advice on how to keep the electrical systems running smoothly in your facility. He or she can help you to avoid electrical slowdowns and excessive wear and tear on your electrical equipment and wiring in your building, and also help you save money on your electrical costs. Note a few questions to ask him or her and how their advice can help you. Read More 

Understanding the Construction of an Electric Motor

Electric motors are devices that generate mechanical energy from electric energy. They operate through an interaction of the winding currents and the magnetic field to create a force within the motor, which is responsible for the rotational effect achieved by the motor. Motors have a range of applications and you will come across them in many of the appliances in your home. These devices include air conditioning fans, water pumps and cooling mechanisms for devices like refrigerators. Read More 

When to Call a Residential Electrician

Your home's electricity doesn't need to fail altogether for the house to need the services of an electrician; as a matter of fact, it's good to call an electrician before the power goes out or there are signs of electrical damage in order to avoid the risk of electrical fire. Note when you want to call a contractor to your home for residential electrical services and why this can be important for your home's electrical safety. Read More 

What You Need to Consider When Thinking About a New Hot Water System for the Home

Are you sharpening your pencil in order to start creating your household budget for the next year? If you're not too happy with your invoices from last season, especially when it comes to your energy costs, it may be time for you to replace your hot water system. After all, these are only supposed to last for about a decade, and the chances are that yours is older than that. What do you need to consider when thinking about the installation of a new hot water system? Read More