Erica Smith

Why Your Roof Could Be Suitable For Solar After All

Have you been thinking about the installation of solar panels, but are not sure whether your roof is suitable? After all, not every property has a conventional roof which is either perfectly flat or angled in the traditional way. This may present additional challenges when fitting solar panel,s and you may have to look at it from several different angles, quite literally. Where should you start? Sizing It Up You can certainly generate enough power from the Australian sun to provide all your household needs, but it's a good idea to calculate your requirement at the outset. Read More 

Why You May Need to Upgrade Your Electrical Safety in an Older Home

Do you consider yourself to be something of a traditionalist? You may shy away from anything modern and may have just purchased a "period" home to live in, but may nevertheless realise that you have to initiate certain improvements in order to make living in your new place practical. In particular, you have to consider electrical repair and safety, as many of these older properties lack some of the up-to-date and crucial modifications. Read More 

The Common Classifications of Mining Equipment Used in a Quarry

Mining is defined as the process of obtaining minerals such as coal from the earth's surface. The process entails a lot of valuable equipment used to enable the miners to breach the robust ground surface. If you are new to the profession, you may be oblivious to the devices used in the minefields. To help you out, here is an analysis of some of the essential mining equipment groups. Blasting Tools – Blasting tools are among the most commonly used accessories in the industry. Read More 

Tips for Ensuring Safety When Using Outdoor Electrical Outlets

The electrical outlets in your home's exterior space are essential in providing power and lighting to floodlights and other outdoor lighting fixtures and entertainment systems. They also make it easy and convenient for you to use power tools such as saws, lawn mowers and power washers without investing in additional power strips. However, due to their location, outdoor outlets are prone to damage from rainwater, elements, and manipulation by kids and pets. Read More 

Why You Need to Make an Environmental Statement When It Comes to Your Use of Water

Some people think that water is the most precious resource on the planet and whether you agree with them or not, it's true to say that it's a hot button topic in Australia. Many local authorities are bringing in tougher regulations to try and contain water usage for individuals and companies, so it's important to think very carefully about your relationship with this commodity going forward. How can you make some changes so that you are more environmentally conscious and think " Read More