The Faraday Group Blog

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What is a Power Surge?

What is a Power Surge?

Our modern life seems to revolve around our electrical appliances. Any interruption to our appliances or devices can be a huge disruption to our day. And a power surge can be more than just disruptive – it can cause damage to equipment, data loss, or even a house fire.  We’ll walk you through what power

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Power Out? Here's What You Can Do

Power Out? Here’s What You Can Do

When the power goes out, it can be distressing and highly inconvenient. You’ve got the potential damage to your property from the cut out, the stuff in your fridge and freezer could spoil if it lasts long enough, and sitting in the dark with no Netflix is not fun at all. And depending on the

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How to Save Big on Energy This Summer

Applying Effective Energy Saving Tips As the weather warms up, and the old aircon starts earning its keep, most Aussie homes see some big jumps in their power bills – way past their winter averages. While the jump is fairly normal, it doesn’t mean you have to take it. With a few smart energy-saving tips,

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Things to Keep in Mind for Your New Office Fit-Out

Fitting out an office is a daunting task, both physically and financially, so it needs to be done perfectly the first time around. It is important to carefully consider what is needed — from the available facilities, to the office’s final look and feel — to improve both the company’s image and to increase productivity

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How a Commercial Electrician Can Help Your Business Succeed

If your business has a commercial property, your electrical system plays a critical role in your daily operations. Without a safe and reliable electrical system, your business can experience interruptions, could put your team members at risk, and potentially violate work health and safety standards. Working with the right commercial electrician can help you create

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The True Cost Of Bad Electrical Work

Poor electrical work can have some serious consequences. You may be tempted to save time and money on quick electrical jobs by hiring a budget electrician or handling the work yourself. However, this is not a good idea for a whole handful of reasons and the consequences can end up costing you way more than

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9 Tips for Reducing Your Electricity Usage

9 Tips for Reducing Your Electricity Usage

Are you looking to lower your power bill? The average electricity bill of a Sydney-sider is usually higher than it needs to be, and there is a lot of room for homeowners hoping to reduce their costs. By paying attention to how you’re using electricity and making small changes, you can save money while also

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The Most Dangerous Home Electrical Hazards

The Most Dangerous Home Electrical Hazards

We’re so used to having electrical devices in every room of the home that we often forget about all the stuff going on in the walls to make them work. Potential electrical hazards exist in any home. Fortunately, you can reduce these hazards through awareness and taking the proper precautions. In this post, you’ll learn

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Smarthome Upgrades That Pay off Big in Energy Savings

Smarthome Upgrades That Pay off Big in Energy Savings

Recent advances in technology have inspired many homeowners around the world to utilise home automation and integrate smart home devices to upgrade their lifestyle. But did you know they can also help you save on your electricity bill? If you’re curious about upgrading your home to a smart home, whether it’s to save on energy

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Your Guide to Energy-Efficient Living

Your Guide to Energy-Efficient Living

In a world where the cost of living continues to rise and there is ever-growing pressure on resources, you might be looking for ways to lower your costs and use resources more wisely. One of the best ways to do that is to make your home more energy-efficient. Whether you’re a homeowner or a renter,

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How to Choose the Right Lighting for Your Home or Office

How to Choose the Right Lighting for Your Home or Office

Lighting means more than just finding a bulb; lighting not only is a controlling factor in your work office or home ambiance, but lighting also has an impact on productivity and focus.  Due to technology advances, lighting bulb options now offer different features such as tailored shapes, light control, energy efficiency improvements, and color adjustment.

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How to Read Your Electricity Meter

How to Read Your Electricity Meter

Have you ever had the experience of opening your electricity bill only to see an amount to pay that gives you a shock? When temperatures skyrocket or the kids are on break from school and you’re watching way more TV, your electricity bill can easily start to take on a life of its own.  Whether

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Is going solar worth it?

Is Going Solar Worth It?

When solar energy first came onto the scene, it was neither affordable nor economical for most people. Instead, it was a specialty relegated mainly to the wealthy and for people who cared more about the environment than their back pocket.. Between then and now, as energy prices have continued to rise and interest in green,

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Your Guide to Perfect Kitchen Lighting

Remodeling the Kitchen? Here’s Your Guide to Perfect Lighting

If you are considering or currently undergoing a kitchen renovation, you may or may not have given much thought to one vital aspect: the kitchen lighting. Due to the high focus on appliances, tile, countertops and cabinetry, it’s easy to see why most people forget to consider or budget for their kitchen lighting while remodeling

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Commercial Electricians in Sydney

The Difference Between Commercial Electricians and Industrial

This is a question we’ve heard a lot over the years. Just being an electrician doesn’t mean you can handle anything to do with electrical work. Residential electricians will deal with different problems to commercial electricians, and commercial electricians will deal with different types of problems to industrial electricians. But while most people can easily

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warehouse electrical maintenance sydney

Top Electrical Maintenance Tasks for Warehouses

A big part of being confident that your warehouse is running as smoothly as it should is knowing that all your electrical systems are being maintained properly. The problem is knowing what you should be getting done with that maintenance, so we’ve put together this super useful blog post to help! Here’s what’s covered with

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smart meters sydney

Getting Started with Smarter Electrical Meters

As a team of smart (but so very modest) electricians, we love the idea of smart meters. But we know for many people, this reasonably new technology means they usually have no idea what they are, and have a number of questions about it. In this post, we ask and answer the questions we get

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Underground Service Lines vs Overhead Power Lines

Following on from our last article about Overhead Power Lines, we wanted to also touch on Underground Power and compare the two. In most new housing estates, power runs via underground service lines to each house. Not only does this make the suburb look more appealing, without cables all over the place, but its generally

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