• More Than Problem Prevention: Why Air-Con Maintenance is a Must

    June 30, 2017 | by admin
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    It is a sad, common reality that people so often do not pay attention to the machines that make their lives easy and comfortable until they are broken.

    Air conditioners are a loved and vital member of the family during the sticky Brisbane summer. Often being left unused over ‘winter’, the most common causes for air conditioner problems are related to inconsistent maintenance.

    Air conditioners are just like every other machine with moving parts, they require attention and care on a regular basis. Read More >

  • Electrical Considerations for New Home Construction

    June 22, 2017 | by admin
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    When building a new home, you have a lot to think about in a short period of time. From different contractors, to the choice of materials used.

    With all these decisions to be made it is easy to forget some of the simple things. We see it time and time again in Brisbane, electrical considerations being forgotten with new builds or renovations. It’s these considerations which can make your house unsafe, less efficient and plain inconvenient if overlooked. Fuse Contracting have created a simple list of electrical considerations to consider while you are in the early planning stages.

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  • Bright Spark: Tips for Interior Lighting Design

    June 15, 2017 | by admin
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    Flick the switch, a light illuminates the area, simple as that. Right?

    Well yes, and no. Interior lighting can be as simple as installing a few ceiling lights and a switch, and off you go. But for beautiful ambience, or lighting which is energy efficient, a little more planning is required.

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  • Solar Panels – Installation, Warranties and Servicing

    March 29, 2017 | by admin
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    Before making any investment, you should understand the product/service/real-estate/system you are investing in. Solar panels are no different.

    Here are some of the benefits of installing solar panels, a breakdown of the warranties and the importance of hiring an accredited installation and servicing technician.  

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  • Smoke Alarms – Are You in Compliance with the 2017 Legislation?

    March 15, 2017 | by admin
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    From January 1st, 2017 the Queensland Laws for smoke alarms in residential dwellings has changed!

    Are you up to date with the changes?

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  • Steps to managing electrical risks in the workplace.

    January 9, 2017 | by admin
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    Workplace health and safety has become an increasing priority for employees and employers. The tragic deaths of six individuals in 2011 by electrocution put electrical safety into the spotlight.

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  • Overloading Your Powerpoints – How not to do it!

    December 14, 2016 | by admin
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    We demand a lot from our power points these days.  With more and more appliances and devices being brought into our homes, it’s easy to continue to add to the pile of plugs that’s growing out from behind the sofa. Read More >

  • How to keep cool in summer but still save money on air conditioning.

    November 22, 2016 | by admin
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    Summer is (almost) upon us.

    The warm weather has begun the annual struggle of waking in the middle of the night unable to cool down and dragging yourself around the house when it’s even too hot to venture outside.

    When our temperatures begin to soar, it is the easy choice for us to turn on our air conditioners. While it seems like an excellent idea at the time, many of us reap the consequences when we receive our power bill, and it’s much more than we expected.

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  • The Importance of RCD Safety Switches

    October 27, 2016 | by admin
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    Residual Current Devices (RCD) are first and foremost there for your personal safety. Although we may try our best to be careful around electrical appliances and power points we can never protect ourselves 100% of the time. This is where RCDs or safety switches come in handy, to give yourself extra protection against electric shocks and electrocution.

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  • Five Steps to Preventing an Electric Shock in your home and workplace

    September 9, 2016 | by admin
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    25 accidental deaths related to electric shocks were recorded in Australia in 2010. According to the Electrical Regulatory Authorities Council, 96% of these deaths were non-electrical workers and the general public as well as almost half occurred in the workplace.

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