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When the power goes out.

June 21, 2024
When a storm hits, and the electricity supply fails, it can be a challenging and stressful situation.Here are some tips on how to be prepared to manage in a storm when your electricity supply fails:1. Have an emergency kit ready: Prepare an emergency kit that includes flashl...
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Attention homeowners! 🏠💡 Have you checked the age or condition of your switchboard switches lately? If they resemble the ones below, they may be nearing the end of their lifespan. Our team has observed a spike in issues with these older models in recent months, causing...
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Saving money on heating during the winter months is a common concern for many households in New Zealand. Here are 10 tips and tricks to help you save money on heating while staying warm and comfortable: 1. Insulate your home: Proper insulation can help keep the heat inside y...
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In today's gadget-driven world, multi-boxes, also known as power strips or extension blocks, have become ubiquitous in homes and offices. They are a convenient solution for operating multiple devices simultaneously. However, their convenience can lead to dangerous practices,...
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Celebrating Mum!

May 10, 2024
Mother’s Day is a time for us to reflect upon, appreciate and thank our mums for their impact on our lives. It's a day that brings into focus the strength, compassion, and unwavering support of the women who shaped our lives. From the gentle hands that held us, to the stro...
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All second-hand electrical appliances sold in New Zealand must be electrically safe. A way of demonstrating this is to have them tested to Australian and New Zealand Electrical Safety Standard (AS/NZS) 5761, or have them disabled and tagged in accordance with AS/NZS 4701....
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1. Energy Efficiency: LED lights are the most energy-efficient of the three, using up to 80% less energy than halogen lights and 20-30% less energy than CFLs.2. Lifespan: LED lights also have a much longer lifespan than halogen or CFL lights, lasting up to 25 times longer.3....
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1. Ask for Recommendations: Ask family, friends, and neighbours for recommendations. You can also ask for referrals from other Trades or electrical supply stores.2. Research Online: Check online directories or review sites to find Registered electricians in your area. Look f...
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The Dangers of DIY

February 1, 2024

No one likes to admit they can’t solve seemingly minor electrical problems.

And if it’s in the middle of the night or right when you walk into the house after a hard day at the office, you just want things back to normal ASAP. Does that mean you should attempt to fix electrical issues yourself?Well, small things like changing light bulbs, checking...
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LED lights are a big deal for several reasons:

1. Energy efficiency: LED lights are highly energy efficient, using up to 80% less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs. This means that they can help reduce energy bills and lower carbon emissions.2. Long lifespan: LED lights have a much longer lifespan than tradition...
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