Many people end up getting electrocuted and injured as a result of electricity related incidents despite being aware of the need for caution. Here are 15 of the most common electrical mistakes that need to be avoided for the safety of your home or your business.
Reducing the amount of energy your home uses will not only lower your electricity bill but also reduces the amount of emissions your family is responsible for spreading into the environment. Let's take a look at how solar panels, LED technology and simple household habits can reduce your home's electricity bill and emissions.
When you use and exceed the maximum amperage of electrical circuit, you will experience a power point overload. Power point overload is caused by running appliances that draw high amps at the same time or plugging too many appliances into the one power point. A short circuit or fire could result from an overload.
User-Replaceable Battery Type (9V Alkaline Battery)
It has been specified by the Australian Standard (AS) 3786:2014 that the standby mode in a smoke alarm should be capable to run for at least one year before the batter low-fault is shown. Followed by 30 days of a battery fault warning, the alarm should buzz for at least 4 minutes.
What is Energy Star Rating
If you have gone shopping for electronics recently, you probably noticed more than a few models with a blue and white star sticker, known as the Energy Star Rating Certification. The little sticker is used by manufacturers to symbolise a product that conserves more energy than the standard model. The EPA and Australian government have been working to implement this brand into the market for quite some time now.
How to find a quality Kiama Electrician?
Finding a decent electrician can be a tricky task, unless you know what to look for. You may google using keywords, "Kiama electrician" or "electrician near me", but you do not always bring up the electrician best suited to your needs. So how do you choose a quality electrician for your job?
Is it necessary to Hire a Master Electrician?
An electrical contractor who is committed to best practice in the electrical industry is a master electrician. A customer who hires a master electrician will be given an assurance and a peace of mind that their electrician will behave in a professional manner.
Things to do when your antenna goes weak
Often, we struggle with the TV reception to find out that the antenna might be the reason why. Even when the technology is increasingly getting better these days, antenna still cause a lot of trouble. So, what should we do when we our antenna signal goes weak?