5 MayUNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN 3-PHASE AND SINGLE PHASE CIRCUITS

Electricity may either be connected by 230 or 240 volts (these are called single phase circuits that are installed in most residential applications), or 400 & 415 Volts (3-phase). The latter are typically best-suited to provide power to heavy-du...

28 AprilTIPS FOR OUTDOOR ELECTRICAL SAFETY

At this time of the year, the weather in most parts of Australia is perfect to spend time in the outdoor spaces of your home. You can spend leisurely hours lounging around by the pool, or have BBQ parties in your outdoor kitchen, on the pat...

21 AprilREASONS TO INSTALL GFCI’S IN YOUR HOME

GFCIs or ground fault circuit interrupters are safety devices that have been extremely effective in reducing the total number of home electrocutions by almost 50%, in Australia.Most new homes and businesses now have these devices installed in locatio...

14 AprilADD LIGHTING CONTROLS TO YOUR PROPERTY AND SAVE MONEY

We all know that switching off the lights when not in use is a good thing; but we often leave the lights on even when we leave a room or aren’t using a particular space. This can result in an increase in our utility bills in the long term. In ma...

7 AprilTIME TO PULL THE PLUG ON POWER GUZZLERS

You must have heard how it’s important to unplug your mobile device chargers when they aren’t connected. That’s because these chargers continue to drain electricity. While this is a fact, the truth also is that the amount of power that mobile p...

In a new or old home you need to ensure your family's safety around electricity.