Enlightening Facts and Illuminating Ideas About Electricity

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Enlightening Facts and Illuminating Ideas About Electricity

Want to learn about electricity? Want to know how to handle simple repairs? Want ideas for redesigning an electrical system? Curious about what's new in the world of electrical products? If so, you need to explore my blog. Hi, my name is Tori (short for Victoria), and I am fascinated with all aspects of repair, construction and renovation, but in particular, electrical work fascinates me. This blog is going to be full of tips, ideas and information. Before you start reading, let me tell you a bit about myself. I am the mum of two boys with a little girl on the way. I have a supportive partner, and together we restored an old home. It's hectic but amazing. Enjoy this blog!

Household Appliances: 4 Practical Tips for Preventing Electrical Accidents

The appliances in your home are indispensable for the comfort and convenience of your family. However, it is also important to remember that these electrical devices can also present significant hazards in your house. If the units are not utilised or handled properly, the users could encounter problems such as electrical shock, burns and fires. Here are some simple tips to help you avoid common electrical accidents when using your home appliances. Read More 

3 Typical Electric Water Heater Problems and How to Fix Them

If you get your hot water supply from an electric water heater, you will probably need repair work done on the appliance at some point. An electric water heater comprises various components that sometimes act up long before the heater itself requires a replacement.  Fortunately, you can fix most electric water heater problems yourself, as long as you can tell what elements are bad and need to be replaced. Here are three common electric hot water problems and how to fix them. Read More 

Do You Know If Your Pool Is Really Safe Before You Jump in?

When the summer days get hotter and hotter, your backyard swimming pool looks especially enticing after you get home from a tough day at work. This pleasurable experience is something that Australians take for granted, yet they should always make sure that the water is safe to enter before jumping in. It may look perfectly okay and very enticing, but when was the last time that you checked the security of your electrical supply and network at home? Read More 

3 Reasons Not to Skip Your School’s Next Test and Tag

Electrical tagging, or 'test and tag', as it is known in Australia, is a perennial irritant for many school administrators. Some see it as a drain on school resources, while others believe the procedure to be a waste of time. However, there are a number of reasons why electrical tagging is an important aspect of schools' risk management policies. Read on to find out more about why electrical tagging is important and why skipping your school's next test and tag round is a bad idea. Read More 

Symptoms That Your Vehicle Is Experiencing Auto Electrical Problems

For some motorists, experiencing car trouble tends to give them the go ahead to tinker around under the car bonnet trying to figure out what is causing this. This is not ideal though. Some car problems, such as auto electrical issues, can become exacerbated if they are not handled correctly. Since some auto electrical problems can be quite difficult to diagnose by an amateur, it is always best to leave the problem to the professionals. Read More