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Business Advice: Electrical Inspections

If you own a business, you will understand that you cannot operate without power. If your electricity supply fails, you will not be able to operate your computer, your cash register or the air conditioning and lighting systems. That is why it is so important to have the electrical system in your business checked and repaired from time to time. I didn't know the first thing about the wiring and fuse boxes in my office until I called in a professional electrician. He made sure that everything was working as it should be. I am really happy and I wanted to pass on some advice to other business owners.


Electrical Checks: Prepare Your Home For Winter

15 December 2017
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While it may seem strange to think about preparing your home for winter when the sun is still shining outside, it is essential that you take necessary steps while the weather is still mild and the evenings are still light. If you wait until winter to prepare for winter - it will be too late! One area of your home which you need to check before the colder weather arrives in the electrical system. Read More …

5 Essentials You Need When Bringing Electricity From Your Home to Your Work Shop

12 December 2017
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If you're building a workshop, a detached garage or another outbuilding, you may want to run power from your home to that building. In order to do that, you need the right supplies. Here are some essentials. 1. Permit Often, you need to get an electrical permit before you run permanent wires from your home to an outbuilding. Check with the council in your area to see if you need a permit. Read More …

4 Tips When Installing Data Cabling in a Home Office

11 December 2017
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With more people preferring to work from home nowadays, a home office is increasingly becoming part of house design. However, a modern home office cannot be complete without data cabling, which is the vehicle that links your office to the rest of the world. Notably, attention to the smallest detail is crucial when installing cabling in a small office to avoid a spaghetti finish that is a nightmare to maintain. Here are some tips and tricks to get you started. Read More …

Electrical Safety Tips for Landlords

6 December 2017
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As a landlord, you are required to ensure that your property meets certain electrical safety standards. Even if a real estate agent or building manager oversees the day-to-day operation of the tenancy, it's still recommended that you confirm these standards are met. This ensures that you have met your obligations should any situation resulting from problems with the property's electrical components arise. While a real estate agent or building manager might oversee any legal obligations pertaining to electrical safety in the property, the responsibility for any electrical safety features falls on your shoulders when you directly rent the property to the tenant. Read More …

How to Avoid Problems When Using Generators

6 December 2017
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Inexperienced homeowners may make mistakes that can cause serious injuries or damage to appliances when they are using generators. Below are tips on how you can avoid accidents when using a generator in your residence. Always Refuel Properly You should never refuel your generator when its engine is running. Instead, switch the engine off and let it cool before you start topping it up with fuel. This precaution will avert any fire that could have started if there is a fuel leakage. Read More …