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Hot Water Repairs: What You Need to Know

Around a quarter of your household's energy use comes from your hot water system. Hot water is clearly essential to go about our daily lives, and it's likely that you enjoy hot showers much more than cold ones. So when your hot water goes out, panic ensues—now what? Most people want to immediately get a replacement of the same type; however, this may not be the best idea if there is a better product on the market. Read More 

Why You Should Spare a Thought for Your Humble Washer and Dryer

The modern-day family is very different to its predecessor of pre-war times. Back then, the family unit was much more predictable and would tend to stick to a basic routine as they worked together for the common good. They would be far less flexible than today's counterpart, and this would be reflected in their everyday activities, both at home and at work. For example, they would typically allocate one day each week to certain tasks like washing clothes and would make sure that they had suitable work and leisure wear available, based on that type of timetable. Read More 

How to Engage Safer Electrical Practices at Home

Electricity is perfectly safe if you always respect it and practice good habits. However, people are so busy that they often take shortcuts and put themselves and their family at risk due to their carelessness. It's unfortunate, but most accidents happen in the home and this is therefore the most dangerous environment you are likely to encounter. How can you make sure that you take the appropriate safeguards, never cut corners and avoid accidents wherever possible? Read More 

Useful Suggestions on How to Slash Your School Facility’s Electricity Bills

The use of electricity in many Australian schools is commonplace. However, the biggest challenge for many school facility managers is ensuring that electricity is used as efficiently as possible. An energy-efficient school facility is a source of pride for any energy-savvy manager. If you manage a school facility, here's some expert advice on what you can do to cut your electricity bills. Lighting For any school facility, good lighting is essential in both indoor and outdoor settings. Read More 

Electrical Safety Tips for Your Kitchen

As much as the kitchen is one of the most important rooms in the home, it also has the potential of being one of the most accident-prone. Electricity is used for a myriad of things in the kitchen, yet the kitchen also has an array of risk prone areas in relation to electricity. As such, it is recommended to try to practice electrical safety in the kitchen at all times. This not only prevents the risk of electrical fires, but will also decrease the frequency at which you require the services of electrical contractors due to faulty appliances. Read More