Tips To Survive Winter

Tips To Survive Winter

Winter Has Arrived! Now that our temperatures have been dropping to the single digits keeping warm in winter can often be challenging. Besides your obvious solutions like dressing in multiple layers, wearing slippers etc.. we want to share a couple of solutions that could make you more comfortable. Heat Lamps Heat lamps are a great addition to the bathroom. No one likes getting out of a warm shower into a freezing bathroom. A heat lamp will take that unwanted chill on those winter mornings. There are several different models but our most popular is the one pictured which is a 3 in 1 heat, light and exhaust fan. Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning Reverse cycle air conditioning  can be the perfect all year round solution to keeping warm in winter and cool in summer. With technology always improving air conditioners are now more efficient then ever and with built in timer functions you can now set it to run when necessary which will help with your power bill. There are also a number of rebates available!  get in touch with us to discuss your air conditioning installation Sunshine Coast needs. Contact us today for a free quote Call...
Job Opportunity – Qualified Electrician

Job Opportunity – Qualified Electrician

Due to current demands we are seeking a qualified electrician to join our team. The current position on offer is casual with the opportunity for a full time position after probation. Requirements: QLD electrical workers licence QLD drivers licence Blue or white card Hand tools Own reliable transport Experience in new house wiring and air conditioning installations would be desirable. Successful applicant will need to have the ability to work by themselves or in a small team including supervising apprentices. No phone calls please, email resumes through to...
Winter is over!

Winter is over!

As winter has now come to an end and things on the Sunshine Coast are starting to heat up, now is the time to book in for your air conditioning installation before the summer rush! Weather it is a simple reverse cycle split system air conditioner for your bedroom or a fully ducted air conditioning system for your house, here at Act Right Electrical on the Sunshine Coast we can supply and install quality brands while promising quality workmanship. Energex is still offering cashback’s of up to $400 for new installations, if you’d like to find out more about the Energex Peaksmart Cashback Incentive give us a call or click here. CALL...
How to prevent your house from Electrical Fires

How to prevent your house from Electrical Fires

Electrical fires are caused mainly by either faulty house wiring or appliance failure. However, many do occur due to mistakes that homeowners make like overloading electrical outlets or extension cords. In order to prevent injury to yourself or to a loved one. Here are the 5 most common causes of electrical fires: Most electrical fires are caused by faulty electrical outlets along with old, outdated appliances. Other fires are started by faults in appliance cords, power points and switches. Never use an appliance with a worn or frayed cord! Running cords under rugs or mats is another cause of electrical fires. Removing the earth prong from a cord so it can be used in a 2 prong outlet can also cause a fire. Each appliance is rated at a specific amperage and earth are needed. Light fittings, lamps and light bulbs are a cause of electrical fires. Always check the maximum wattage of the fitting when replacing a bulb. Never place any materials directly on top or over a lampshade. The material heats up and can ignite, causing a fire. Misuse of extension leads can also lead to an electrical fire. Never leave an appliance plugged into an extension lead for a long period of time. Always try and plug your appliance directly into sockets. If need be hire an electrician to install more sockets. Space heaters are the most often cause of electrical fires. This is due to them being placed too close to combustible items such as curtains, beds, chairs etc. Always keep plenty of distance from your heater to any items. Outdated wiring is also a...