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Extension cords can seem like the best answer to the common problem of short power cords. They’re also handy for when you don’t have enough electrical outlets in your home to cover the number of appliances you want to use, but is it a good idea to rely on extension cords over the long term?

Posted on 17-Aug-17 read more

How much power do your home appliances really use? Knowing your home appliances’ electrical requirements can be beneficial for two main reasons. The first of these is safety and the second is keeping your power bills low.

Safety

Posted on 28-Jul-17 read more

We are thrilled to announce we have officially been nominated as finalists for the Telstra Business Awards in the Medium Business Awards category.

This is the second time we have become finalists in the awards, and it is a great honour to be a part of the prestigious awards. Glenco were finalists in the Telstra Business Awards in 2015 as well.

Posted on 04-Jul-17 read more

It might be cool or rainy outside, but the colder months of the year are actually the best time to prepare your home for bushfire season.

In many rural and suburban areas, bushfires can pose a real danger to property and lives. While there are services in place to fight bushfires, there are a number of things you can do to help protect your home.

Here are a few steps you can take now to prepare your home well in advance of bushfire season.

Posted on 28-Jun-17 read more

Electricity is something most of us take for granted in modern life, until something goes wrong. Your home’s electricity should run without you even realising it’s there, but if you do experience an issue, it’s never a good idea to ignore it and hope it goes away.

Posted on 26-Jun-17 read more

Lights, music and ideas. They are the three categories for the art, culture, and entertainment that Vivid brings to Sydney every year. At Glenco, we love Vivid. It’s great to see all the creative ways lighting, electricity, technology and creativity are brought together by the minds behind the festival. It is also the time of year that shows off our beautiful city and its main attractions.

Posted on 25-May-17 read more

After our wettest March since 1984, with triple the average rainfall, and the coldest April in 9 years, Sydney is yet again in for some wild weather this weekend. Thursday will see some cloud, with the weather deteriorating into the evening and the rain beginning on Friday. We will see the worst of it on Saturday, with an expected 25mm of rain to hit the city within those 24 hours.

Posted on 17-May-17 read more

For the second year in a row, Glenco Electrical Services has been named the national winner of the Australian Small Business Champion Awards in the trade services category.

Posted on 02-Apr-17 read more

Let’s face it, modern household appliances are wonderful things to own. They take a lot of the drudgery out of everyday living, and bring entertainment and comfort to us at the touch of a remote.

At the same time though it can be easy to take them for granted, and not be aware that home appliances have been known to trigger electrical fires. Here are some examples.

Clothes dryers

Posted on 13-Mar-17 read more

Like other states, in NSW there are government guidelines for electricians who work with the power lines that connect to our homes and business premises.

Only certain classes of electrician can work with these dangerous currents, and these are regulated by the Accredited Service Provider Scheme.

Posted on 07-Feb-17 read more

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