Solar Panel Fires

National Fire Department statistics show the risk of Solar Panel fires are on the increase. Therefore it is important to get your Solar system checked, cleaned and serviced regularly. The result of not properly maintaining your system can be catastrophic.

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Possum Proofing Solar Panels

Solar Panels provide great protection for possums and birds and once they have taken up residence they can be very hard to get rid of, a possum under your solar panel can cost money…

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Electrical safety during storms

Knowing what to do protect yourself and your property before, during and after a storm can keep your family and property safe. Prepare your home for the next onslaught of rain, wind or hail with our guide to Electrical safety during storms

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Maximise your Solar

The Solar Bonus Scheme has well & truly ended & you are now getting between 5-8c per Kwh for the electricity you are sending to the Grid, so what do you do?

Check out Edelman Electrics’ simple steps to reduce energy bill shock and Maximise your Solar:

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Electrical Tips for the Renovator

.No 1 TIP  is involve your Sparky in your early discussions and you will end up saving money!
Major renovations or a new home build in your future, electrical considerations are often put on the “I’ll work that out later list”, however taking this route will often end up costing you more in the long run, check out our Electrical Tips for the Renovator.

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DIY Electrical – Do’s & Don’ts

Just because you are able to buy a huge range of electrical fittings and fixtures at your local hardware, the law is clear only licensed Electricians are able to install almost all of them. Changing over a light bulb is about all any DIYer should be attempting and even this can come with a warning.  The reason for this is because DIY Electrical is dangerous

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Solar Systems – Common Problems

Solar system problems are inevitable and unfortunately the 1st sign your solar system is not working is usually when you get your electricity bill!

 So it’s a good idea to regularly check your inverter the LED screen displays the daily solar production in kW, if you know what range this is usually in, you’re instantly alerted if it falls for some reason. Continue reading “Solar Systems – Common Problems”

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Smoke Detectors – The Alarming Facts

FACT 1Fire can engulf a room within 3 minutes…..

FACT 2 –Legislation requires all NSW residents must have at least one working smoke alarm installed on each level of their home. This includes owner occupied, rental properties, relocatable homes, caravans and campervans or any other residential building where people sleep.” – Fire & Rescue NSW Continue reading “Smoke Detectors – The Alarming Facts”

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Winter is coming….How to save on your next Energy Bill

1st sign of cold weather, it’s getting darker earlier, it’s time to consider your electricity bill in a couple of months!

 Take a look at last winter’s electricity bill if it’s anything like ours was it’s a huge hike, but if you take some action early you can reduce the cost to the

household budget over the coming months. Continue reading “Winter is coming….How to save on your next Energy Bill”

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Safety Switches – The risk is real. One safety switch may not be enough

How safe is your home?

A safety switch is your insurance against electric shock because they protect you, your family and anyone entering or working on your home. Safety Switch Northern Beaches Electrician 

Make sure you are protected and call an Electrician to check firstly if you have safety switches and secondly if they are working.
Regular testing of safety switches and circuit breakers is very important. The results of a faulty safety switch or circuit breaker can be tragic