How to Help Your A/C System Help You during Those Long Australian Summers

A well installed, maintained and – importantly – managed air conditioning system is a godsend in a typical Australian summer. If you want to enjoy those long, humid months and keep your expenses in check, you’ll want to make sure that your air conditioning system is properly controlled. What are some of the key rules to bear in mind to help you achieve this? Rule Number One Always keep doors and windows closed whenever you’re running your air conditioning system. Some people seem to think that they can run the system and leave a window open if it’s a windy Read More →

Ask Yourself These Questions Before Buying a Fire Extinguisher for Your Home

Fires, however small, should be put out as soon as possible to prevent disastrous outcomes. This is why it is essential to have a couple of fire extinguishers in your home. However, the type of fire extinguisher you invest in will determine whether it will give you value for your money in terms of functionality and resilience. For this reason, the following questions will help you find the most appropriate fire extinguisher for your home. What Is the Class of the Firefighting Agent? Fire extinguishers are often categorised into classes. Each of these classes has different ingredients or extinguishing agents Read More →

When to Have Your Bore Water Tested

Bore water is often used by homeowners for filling swimming pools, watering the lawn or livestock, and for using in the home for flushing toilets. For drinking, cooking, or bathing, bore water usually needs to be treated so it’s clean and sanitary. Even with a regular filtering process or chemical treatment, your bore water may get contaminated so that it’s not safe for drinking or even for use on your lawn or for livestock. Note when it’s good to have your bore water tested and why it may need to be done. After a flood As water flows during a Read More →