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Ultimate Guide to Smoke Alarms

Ultimate Guide to Smoke Alarms WARNING: If you do not know which smoke alarms failed in more than 90% of Fire & Rescue NSW tests, then you MUST read this guide If your home catches fire and was built anytime since around 1970, you probably have less than five minutes to safely escape if you […]

What is a Power Surge?

What is a Power Surge? A power surge is a sudden temporary influx of electricity in the network. They occur regularly as power flow is interrupted and starts again or when additional electricity flows back or into the network. Homes are increasingly reliant on consumer and mobile electronics. From TV’s and sounds systems, microwaves and […]

Christmas Lights Safety Tips

Christmas Lights Safety Tips The holiday season is right around the corner, and that means it’s time to start thinking about hanging Christmas lights around your Southern Sydney or Shoalhaven home. However, there’s a bit more to it than simply stringing up those lights. You also need to take your safety into consideration. Follow our […]

Win a $500 RedBalloon Gift Voucher

Win a $500 RedBalloon Gift Voucher $500 RedBalloon Giveaway Earn additional entries by sharing the give away with your friends by email, Facebook or Twitter. For each friend who enters, you will receive a bonus entry for yourself. Make sure you spread the word to increase your chances of winning! Winner Drawn and notified on […]

Average Electricity Bill in Sutherland Shire

Average Electricity Bill in Sutherland Shire Average Electricity Cost per Household in the Sutherland Shire:  Annual Electricity Usage Annual Electricity Usage Cost ($) Annual Supply Charge ($) Estimated Annual Electricity Cost ($) 6972 kWh $ 1921 $ 330 $ 2251 Electricity is essential for homes and businesses throughout the Sutherland Shire, but it doesn’t come […]

Common Causes of Power Outages

Common Causes of Power Outages Common Causes of Power Outages at Home and What to Do About Them Electricity is something that many of us take for granted until something goes wrong. We are so used to having power at all times that it can seriously disrupt your day if the power goes out. Here’s […]