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December 16, 2017

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Conducting an Electrical Audit for Your Appliances

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.


The first and most important reason you should consider conducting an electrical audit on your appliances is safety. If you use too many energy draining appliances in your home, you run the risk of overloading your home’s electrical systems and this can potentially cause damage and/or safety issues.

Glenco are finalists in the 2017 Telstra Business Awards

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.

There are between 3 and 5 finalists in our category and there were over 500 entries in NSW. That puts us in the top 1% of businesses in NSW and we couldn’t be prouder of our team.

Planning for Bushfire Season

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.

Keep your property clear of rubbish and/or vegetation

Our Lighting Picks for Vivid Sydney This Year (and they’re free!)

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. Lighting is our speciality, as our qualified Sydney electricians work daily with all kinds of electrical lighting.

Sydney in for a soaking

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.

How Common Household Appliances Can Trigger Electrical Fire

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

Understanding the Accredited Service Provider (ASP) Scheme

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.

An Accredited Service Provider, or ASP, might be an electrician working solo, or someone from an electrical services company. So when you hire a Level 2 electrical service provider in Sydney, you are getting a guaranteed level of service.


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