Simple Wiring Projects for Home Repairs: Electrical Tips and Ideas

Residential Electrical System: When to Perform an Upgrade

Generally, the electrical system in your home will require maintenance, repair and replacement of some faulty components in the building. This keeps the electrical energy flowing with efficiency. However, you might require a complete upgrade of the entire or most of the electrical network. This will improve energy efficiency, enhance the performance of attached components […]

3 Reasons it May Be Time to Upgrade or Replace Electrical Switchboards

Electrical switchboards are a common fixture in both residential and commercial premises. Switchboards used in the commercial setting are often more advanced than those used around the house due to the increased demand for electrical power in the commercial setting. Unfortunately, there is no way to completely avoid replacing commercial electrical switchboards. However, regular switchboard […]

Tips on Upgrading Your Residential Lighting

Residential lighting is often overlooked during electrical upgrade projects. This element is not considered as significant as other electrical modules which supply energy to important appliances and gadgets in the home. You should consider improving your lighting to achieve better interior aesthetics and enhance the internal ambience. Moreover, good lighting will be more functional and […]

Qualities of a Good Electrical contractor

Every homeowner requires the services of an electrical contractor at some point. This could be for projects like wiring, design, installation, maintenance of electrical systems and ensuring safety of the electrical infrastructure. But there is a need to be very careful when choosing an electrical contractor for your home. A seemingly small mistake in the […]

Diagnosing Common Electrical Problems

The electrical wiring within your home is something that you rely on each day. From keeping your appliances functioning to allowing your water tank to heat water, the electricity in your home is essential. No matter how old the electrical wiring in your home may be, it is possible for issues to arise from time […]

What You Need To Know About Fibre Optic Cables

If you are thinking about upgrading your residential cabling system by installing fibre optic cables, there are several things you need to know before you can decide if the upgrade is worth it. So to help you firm up your knowledge, here are some important facts about fibre optic cables. Glass Construction — Fibre optic […]

Five Safety Steps You Need to Take If Your Leaky Roof Is Affecting Your Light Fixtures

A leaking roof can cause a lot of damage and depending on the route of the leak, it can even affect your electrics. If you find water pooling in a light fixture or dripping through it, you need to move forward carefully. Here’s what you need to do: 1. Remember water is a conductor Keep […]

Home Safety Tips from Professional Electricians

Electricians hear a huge amount of preventable, yet tragic stories about electrical accidents, accidents that could easily have been circumvented with the most basic knowledge about the electrical systems in your home. While it is true that accidents can happen no matter how attentive you are, you can ultimately minimise their occurrence risks. Here is […]

A Guide to Ground Based Heat Pumps

Ground based heat pumps are starting to provide more and more heat to homes all around the world. The high prices and demands for fossil fuel, combined with the threats they pose to the environment, have caused a lot of people to start considering more cheaper and sustainable heating options. This is where ground based […]

Three Common Mistakes To Avoid When Doing DIY Electrical Projects

Working on electricity in your home as part of a DIY project can be dangerous if you make mistakes. Unless you are experienced in such projects, many of the more complicated projects should be left to a professional. However, that is not to say that you cannot undertake some of the easier jobs and build […]