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There seems to be a popular misconception that air conditioners are very expensive to run. That switching the air conditioner on during hot summer days or cold winter evenings is a luxurious treat. In reality using your air conditioner to heat or cool your home is actually one of the most energy efficient methods if done correctly.
 

It always seems to happen as you're rushing to get ready for work or when dinner is on the go, the safety switch goes off and most the electrical appliances in the house shut down. The fridge clunks to a halt, the hair dryer stops blowing, and the TV goes blank. Something has tripped the safety switch, which, even though it doesn't seem like it when you're running out the door in a half ironed shirt eating a piece of warm bread, is actually a good thing. 

We're sure many people ask themselves this before making a booking or service call with their electrician. 'Could I manage to do it myself and save a few bucks? Surely I could'. After about two minutes of searching the internet you can easily find step by step instructions on doing just about any electrical job, from replacing a light switch to rewiring a whole house. 

For some spring cleaning is a chance to get rid of old junk and really open up the house to give it a really good freshen up. To others, the thought of a big cleanout is enough to send them back under the winter doona. Whichever way you look at it, giving your house a good clean once a year is good for your family's health. 

Interconnected photoelectric smoke alarms will become standard in Gold Coast homes from 1 January 2017. The Queensland governments' recent amendments to the smoke alarm requirements in homes across the state are in response to the recommendations from the inquest into the disastrous Slacks Creek house fire in 2011 in which 11 people died. 

PeakSmart air conditioning helps to reduce peak period demand on the electricity grid, which in turn can decrease the need for new electrical infrastructure keeping electricity prices down. 

Mitsubishi Electric Bonus Eftpos Cash Card was so popular last year they have brought it back for 2016. If you're looking to upgrade, install a new air con or complete your home's climate control system now is a great time to invest. 

Fujitsu Free Money promotion is here for 2016. This amazing offer includes a free pre-paid Visa card to the value of $400 with the purchase of eligible Fujitsu reverse cycle split system and ducted air conditioners.