5 Lighting Looks For Your Home

Lighting is a practical and necessary element of every home but practical doesn’t have to be boring! See our favourite lighting looks for purpose driven illumination by night and design feature by day.   Oversized Fittings                   Source: http://www.decoist.com Oversized fittings are a great focal point for…

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Selecting The Right Ceiling Fan For Your Home

Surviving the Summer in Queensland means having good access to a cooling system within your home. Most people use air conditioning to lower the temperature inside their home but this will definitely impact upon your quarterly electricity bill. A good option for home owners is to also install ceiling fans.  Fans wont decrease the temperature…

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Preparing For Brisbane’s Storm Season

Severe storms can strike at anytime leaving behind a trail of destruction. In a worst-case scenario they may result in property damage, serious injury and even loss of life. Brisbane’s storm season can often be unpredictable which is why you should be prepared and put a plan in place to protect your family, pets and…

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When To Call An Electrical Contractor

Whether you have a modern home or an older style Queenslander, from time to time, you will have an electrical issue that needs to be resolved. Knowing when to call an electrical contractor or when to instead call your energy provider is important so here are a few of the common issues that you may…

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Powerboard taking a trip?

It’s pretty safe to say that most Brisbane households have a powerboard. They’re a handy, much used resource but what does it mean if your powerboard trips?   Put simply, powerboards trip when their rating of 10AMPs is exceeded. So while loading your board up with a bunch of appliances might seem convenient – it…

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Work From Home? Save Energy With These Top Tips!

The freedom that comes with working from home is great. You can set your own hours, forgo the frustrating commute to work and choose your own uniform. However that freedom does come at a cost – your electricity bill. When you work from home it is an unavoidable fact that your electricity bill will be…

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How To Read The Energy Rating Label

Saving electricity (and money!) and reducing energy consumption have been a big priority for consumers of late. In Australia, we are lucky enough to have the Energy Rating Label which helps consumers to compare the running costs of appliances at the time of purchase. But how do you use the label? It’s actually remarkably easy!…

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Electrical Safety Tips For Weekend Warriors

For some, there is nothing better on a weekend than the opportunity to tackle some work around the house. DIY projects are good – they can save you money, improve the value of your home and help to keep you active.   That said though, it’s the smart weekend warrior who knows what to do…

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Pendant Lighting Inspirations

Pendant lighting refers to lights that are hung from the ceiling using a rod, cord or chain. Depending on the style of lighting, pendants can be used to illuminate large spaces, create ambience and mood or be used for a purpose such as task lighting. Extremely popular at the moment, pendant lighting is a great…

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Is Your Home An Electrical Fire Risk?

House fires are commonly attributed to electrical faults and overloading of circuits. Be clever when it comes to electrical safety within your home and minimise the risk of fire or damage to property with these clever in-home electrical safety tips!   Ditch the double adapter! Now we all know what a double adapter is and chances…

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