Top 5 Electrical Issues to Watch Out For In Your Home

Today, your home’s electricity is more than just a convenience, it is a necessity. Dealing with electrical issues is challenging. Not everyone has the skills and know-how to diagnose electrical problems as it involves a complex network of wires and hazardous charges. Australian homeowners face several electrical issues. But just because these are common, it […]

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When to Repair vs. Replace Your Electrical Wiring?

Electrical wiring has a long life expectancy of 50-70 years, with copper material lasting over 100 years. But they’re not immune to destructive factors that can cause them to fray or crack over time. Common electrical problems include excessive heat, loose connections, rodent damage, tripping circuit breakers, dimming lights and more.  When these problems occur, […]

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Protecting Your Electricals After a Storm or Flood

Flooding and storms may cause a significant amount of damage to your property. Your electrical systems are some of the primary areas storms and flooding can impact broadly. When electricity and water come into contact, you and your family will be at risk of electrocution or electricity-related fires, which, if severe, may cause death! You […]

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Electrical Maintenance: An In-Depth Explanation

Homeowners and business owners need to take the right steps to keep their electrical systems safe, maintained, and fully functional. Regular electrical maintenance provides an opportunity to identify any issues before they become a real problem, such as tripping or in more extreme cases – fire. A robust electrical maintenance routine can improve equipment performance […]

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Things to Consider When Choosing a Reputable Electrical Contractor

he electrical system in your home, commercial or industrial building is a vital part of the structure and needs to be maintained by a qualified professional. There are many electrical contractors today, so how do you know who to pick? When choosing an electrical contractor, there are several things you should take into consideration to […]

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Electrical Upgrades Can Help You Save Before Australia’s EOFY!

End of financial year is approaching! Prior to June 30th, you can take advantage of some massive discounts on energy-efficient appliances. Upgrading old electrical appliances can cut your electricity costs, by choosing a new energy-efficient model. And you can benefit from reduced prices, coupled with the ability to claim a tax return reduction on some […]

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Efficient Ways to Keep Your Home Warm During Winter

The winter period in Australia may not be as chilly as in the coldest nations, but people still spend a considerable amount of money on household heating. According to Compare The Market, electricity bills in most homes increase by 30% during winter. If you’re among those who’ve had to cut energy consumption due to the […]

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How Often Should You Test or Replace Smoke Alarms?

Nothing is more vital than your family’s health and safety. And when it comes to keeping your family safe, you need a working smoke detector. Having a quality smoke alarm installed in your home isn’t enough. You need to maintain it and keep an eye out on its condition to ensure its smooth functioning. A […]

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What We Love About Our community

At Astley Electrical, our community is more of a family, and there is so much to love about it! This aligns so well with our client-for-life philosophy that we uphold so dearly by ensuring our clients get nothing but the best. From the first consultation to the final installation, we take care of our client’s […]

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Here Is an Easy Way to Test a Safety Switch

Whether you rent or own, it’s best to consider installing a safety switch on all your circuits. Everyone wants to live and work in a safe environment. A safety switch provides the highest possible level of protection for people working with and around electrical equipment. A safety switch refers to a device that monitors the […]

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