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Power Surges – How to protect your Home

Power Surges – How to protect your Home

Have you ever wondered why your brand-new TV suddenly stopped working? Maybe you need to blame a power surge? A power surge can reach your home, fry the circuit breaker, and spread to several outlets. If an appliance is plugged directly into the electrical grid, it...

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How Office Lighting Can Improve Productivity

How Office Lighting Can Improve Productivity

There's that cliché image we have in our heads of office spaces: a bubbling water cooler, cramped cubicles, and a flickering fluorescent light. While there is more than one thing wrong with that picture, poor lighting is one that is all too common in office spaces....

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How To Prepare for the Seasons?

How To Prepare for the Seasons?

We don't need to consult the calendar to know what season is upon us. Auckland has got beautiful hot summer days and chilly, sometimes frosty, winter nights. Each one of those seasons is great in its way. We made a small list of things you could consider to make every...

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How To Choose An Electrician

How To Choose An Electrician

When it comes to choosing an electrician, it can be tempting to simply go for the cheapest option, however as Benjamin Franklin said – "the bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low prices is forgotten." So, besides price, what else should you...

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4 Reasons to Use a Master Electrician for Your next Job

4 Reasons to Use a Master Electrician for Your next Job

French Electrical is proud to be a member of Master Electricians, the professional trade organisation for electrical contracting businesses in New Zealand. Master Electricians set the benchmark for excellence, ensuring Master Electricians possess and continue to...

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Is Electrical Work In Your Home Up To Standard?

Is Electrical Work In Your Home Up To Standard?

As with many professional services, rigid guidelines and standards exist around electrical work to ensure it can be carried out safely, and to minimise the risk of fire, electrocution, or other harm to people or property. Knowing which standards apply to the type of...

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Why DIY Electrical Work Will Cost You More

Why DIY Electrical Work Will Cost You More

Doing electrical work yourself not only carries the risk of something going wrong, causing damage to your property or injury to yourself or a family member, it can also prove to be extremely expensive. If you carry out or get work done that is not compliant and...

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The Consequences of Not Using a Certified Electrician

The Consequences of Not Using a Certified Electrician

With many tradies advertising their services with a variety of rates, promises, and deals – as well as a ton of DIY advice available on the internet – it can be hard to know where to start when it comes to deciding how to go about carrying out electrical work at home....

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