Modern technology has given rise to a wide range of gadgets that run on a home's electrical systems. While newer homes are more equipped to handle added electrical loads, the wiring in older homes is certainly not built for it. Outdated and worn out wiring in old homes is more common than you think, and it could lead to unprecedented electrical fires. If you live in an older home, be sure to look out for these signs that you need to hire electricians to replace your home's wiring.
- With an El Niño weather pattern now having been officially declared by the Bureau of Meteorology it means that the threat of damaging cyclones and flooding has been reduced for the summer ahead. However, because of the predicted increase in temperatures it still means that Australia may be impacted by dry but damaging storms with high levels of lightning strikes. Along with the usual storm preparation, it's worth giving some thought to protecting your electrical goods and electricity supply from storm damage:
- Fibre optic cabling continues to be a popular choice for commercial and residential properties across Australia. This is in large part due to the fairly new discovery of its benefits. While the cabling itself is actually significantly dated, its use as a primary means of transmitting data is relatively new. It is the fastest and most reliable way to transfer large amounts of data over a given period. As technology advances, it is positioned to be the leading source of data and communication.