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Electrical Product Recalls – Are You At Risk?

Electrical Product Recalls

An increase in the rate of electrical product recalls this previous year has highlighted the serious need for consumers to stay on top of potential dangers in their home. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released results from the 2015 – 2016 report which show some serious concerns for the quality of electrical… Keep Reading

Why Adequate Underfloor Ventilation is A Must in Your Home

Mould from no underfloor ventilation

For a homeowner, the only areas of their house where they consider adequate ventilation to be a concern is with their roof and windows. However, the area under our homes is just as at risk for moisture build up, causing a range of structural and other issues. While many homes are built with underfloor ventilation… Keep Reading

Google Home and Smart Homes of the Future

Google Home Automation

With ‘smart homes’ being a hot topic in 2016, it makes sense that Google would throw its hat into the ring for the next must-have home automation device. Google Home is the company’s response to the now widely popular Amazon Echo, a wireless speaker which allows you to control certain functions at home with simple… Keep Reading

Checking Tradies Licenses Is Vital

Exposed Electrical Wires

Recent storms in Sydney have highlighted the reality of dishonest tradies performing electrical work for unsuspecting customers, and using these terrifying situations to scam people at a most vulnerable time. An elderly woman was just one of the victims of the midyear storms when an electrician charged her hundreds of dollars just to tell her… Keep Reading

Are Devices On Standby Power Costing You Money?

Costs For Devices On Standby Power

These days we can’t seem to live without being ‘connected’ 24-7. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops feature largely in our lives, and even at night-time they often sit by our side running idly in the background. With advances in internet technology, smart devices, and the Internet of Things (IOT), there are no signs of this slowing… Keep Reading