• Electrical Considerations for New Home Construction

    June 22, 2017 | by fusecontracting
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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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  • Solar Panels – Installation, Warranties and Servicing

    March 29, 2017 | by fusecontracting
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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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  • Steps to managing electrical risks in the workplace.

    January 9, 2017 | by fusecontracting
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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 fusecontracting
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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 fusecontracting
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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 fusecontracting
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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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  • Seven common household electricity problems (and how to solve them).

    July 20, 2016 | by fusecontracting
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    All homes experience electrical faults and while most are minor issues they sometimes are symptomatic of larger problems or can become major issues if not properly attended to.

    Here are some common household electrical problems and how best to deal with them so you’re not caught short.

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