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How to use your Air conditioner to improve your indoor air quality during Victoria's fire season..

How to use your Air conditioner to improve your indoor air quality during Victoria's fire season..

Across Melbourne the smoke from the fires burning across the state can not only be seen, but felt. This makes it a difficult time for not only those immediately affected by the fires, but those with allergies, asthma or respiratory conditions living in other parts of the state.

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Hot water system maintenance is often overlooked by Australians…

Hot water system maintenance is often overlooked by Australians…

Australians have become accustomed to having hot water at our fingertips. This instant access to hot water is essential in keeping our households and businesses running. Hot water for our washing up,  the dishes, our hygiene routines, household appliance function and more…

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Reasons why you should install a backup generator if you live or own a business in the Yarra Valley....

Reasons why you should install a backup generator if you live or own a business in the Yarra Valley....

Melbourne’s weather is so unpredictable…However, generally during summer we can expect mostly pleasant days, followed by days where temperatures sore in the high 30’s to 40 degrees. Most of us are lucky enough to have some form of air-conditioned in our homes/or offices….but as power outages frequently occur during this season, most of us have not considered what will happen when extreme weather causes a black out.

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Surge protection in your home

surge protection, surge arrest, protecting devices, electrical safety

With the wet weather increasing across the Yarra Valley in the coming months, the possibility of losing your gear during a thunderstorm or major power outage is more likely. These events can be not only costly, but very inconvenient. There really is no reason you shouldn’t have your equipment protected with a surge protector. Below we list a few of the key things you should consider if you’re thinking about surge protection.

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FAULTY WIRING THE CAUSE OF TOO MANY HOUSE FIRES IN THE YARRA VALLEY

FAULTY WIRING THE CAUSE OF TOO MANY HOUSE FIRES IN THE YARRA VALLEY

CFA Victoria suggests that there’s an average 3,000 house fires per year in Victoria. There has been a surge in the Yarra Valley as the cold nights set in and people are switching on their heaters, electric blankets, and using open fires in attempt to stay warm.

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10 REASONS TO INSTALL LED LIGHTING IN YOUR HOME

10 REASONS TO INSTALL LED LIGHTING IN YOUR HOME

LED stands for ‘Light Emitting Diode’. LED’s are an energy efficient lighting that will save you money on your power bill. Here are 10 reasons you should be getting an LED lighting installed in your home.

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What you need to know about Electrical Safety Switches, or RCD’s in Victoria

What you need to know about Electrical Safety Switches, or RCD’s in Victoria

Electrical Safety Switches or RCD’s (residual current devices) protect our family and loved ones against electrocution by immediately switching off the supply of electricity when electricity leaking to earth is detected at harmful levels. 

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