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In The Dark? This is what you should do when the power goes out if you live in the Yarra Valley…

In The Dark? This is what you should do when the power goes out if you live in the Yarra Valley…

Electricity. It’s something you don’t really think about… until it’s not available to you. Then you realize just how much you rely on it! Wild weather is not uncommon across the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, and when a big storm blows, we often see the lights start flickering and then we are sitting in darkness! Often all we do now is wait…

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( Posted in: Electrical )

Aussie Easter in Autumn – EVER WONDERED WHATS WITH THE BUNNY AND THE CHOCOLATE EGG?

Aussie Easter in Autumn – EVER WONDERED WHATS WITH THE BUNNY AND THE CHOCOLATE EGG?

AN AUSSIE EASTER – EVER WONDERED WHATS WITH THE BUNNY AND THE CHOCOLATE EGG?

Should we be celebrating easter differently in the Yarra Valley?

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Winters are cold in Melbourne and the Yarra Valley! Will You Be Cold or Comfortable this year?

Winters are cold in Melbourne and the Yarra Valley! Will You Be Cold or Comfortable this year?

Autumn is here… Winter is coming… will you be warm and comfortable through it all? A properly running HVAC system can mean the difference between comfort and discomfort in your home. If you have invested in a Ducted Heater, Hydronic or Reverse Cycle HVAC system we want to help you maximize your investment! This will mean you can enjoy a warm, worry-free home through the Autumn and winter – its as easy as following some simple tips.

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KEEPING WARM IN LOCKDOWN

KEEPING WARM IN LOCKDOWN

You could upgrade your heater 😉 but…there are some other ways that could help you avoid feeling the chill whilst staying home. If you live in Melbourne or the Yarra Valley, we’re experiencing cold nights, and miserable wet foggy days…

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How to hire a contractor during the Covid-19 crisis -The 7 MOST important things to consider

How to hire a contractor during the Covid-19 crisis -The 7 MOST important things to consider

Here’s the thing about your plumbing or electrical: It doesn’t care, at all, about what’s happening in the world. So, the reality that you’re dealing with a global health crisis? It simply doesn’t care. But at ALPINE TRADE GROUP, we do!

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( Posted in: Plumbing )

WHAT IS A DANGEROUS CARBON MONOXIDE LEVEL?

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WHAT IS A DANGEROUS CARBON MONOXIDE LEVEL?

Every winter we get asked the same questions by clients, asking about Carbon monoxide (CO)… What carbon monoxide levels are dangerous?... So we thought we’d share with you some information.

As most people know, CO is a deadly, colorless, odorless, poisonous gas. It is produced by the incomplete burning of various fuels. These fuels include coal, wood, charcoal, oil, kerosene, propane, and natural gas. Equipment powered by internal combustion engines also produce CO. In many parts of Victoria and the Yarra Valley ducted heating (powered by natural gas) is a popular choice for heating homes during the colder months.

 

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Tips to save you money on your energy bills this winter in the Yarra Valley…

Tips to save you money on your energy bills this winter in the Yarra Valley…

Having efficient heating in your home is one of the best ways to keep your energy costs downs. However, there’s definitely other ways to help warm up your house this winter. In fact, it’s just as much about keeping the cool air out as it is about keeping the warm air in.

So, here are some handy tips and tricks to ensure your home is warm and cosy while still keeping the costs down.

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( Posted in: Heating )