Three Common Types of Electrical Hazards in the Office

Electricity has so many uses in today's office environment. It provides the energy needed to power up artificial lighting sources, air conditioners, heaters, water heaters, computers, laptops, photocopiers, printers and other electrical components or devices used in the office.  While office workers may not be at an obvious risk of electrical hazards as their colleagues who work with electricity directly, ensuring electrical safety in office environments isn't any less critical.   Read More 

4 Main Benefits of Solar Energy

Many households are now turning to solar energy as an alternative source of renewable electricity. Solar energy is considered to have the least negative impact on the environment. It is also one of the cheapest and most convenient sources of renewable energy. Here is a look at some of the 4 main benefits of solar energy and why you ought to consider it for your energy consumption needs. Low Energy Bills Read More 

3 Reasons You Need A Level 2 Electrician When Constructing A Granny Flat

Constructing a granny flat on your home property can bring numerous benefits, giving you an extra source of income from renters or a convenient guesthouse for visiting friends and relatives. However, you will need to provide power to your granny flat to run lighting, appliances and other electrical systems, and successfully connecting a newly built granny flat to the local grid can present several headaches. If you need to have electrical systems fitted in a new granny flat, you should call in a professional level 2 electrician service to handle the work. Read More 

When To Replace Your Wall Outlets

Electrical outlets, also called receptacles, are the life force of your residential electrical system. Lamps, space heaters and all electronic equipment are connected to the outlet receptacles so they can tap into your home's electrical circuits. Since electrical devices are plugged in and out of an outlet receptacle multiple times, outlets can eventually get worn out or damaged. Many homeowners are unsure of when to replace their wall outlets or when to call in an electrician for the task. Read More 

Indicators Of The Need For Electrical Repairs Stemming From Electrical Arcing

Have you ever heard sizzling or buzzing noises when you are switching an outlet on or off? If you have, you should be wary of an undiagnosed problem with your home's electrical system. In typical cases, electrical arcing causes these suspicious noises. Arcing, in essence, means that electricity is jumping from one connection to the next, yet this is not supposed to be happening. If the arcing is left unchecked, your house is at an increased threat of an electrical fire since the heat from the jumping electricity could end up frying your home's insulation. Read More