Office and home improvement ideas

Office and home improvement ideas

With 40 years of experience and a team of Victoria’s top specialists in plumbing, electrics, heating, air conditioning and solar power, our 30-strong team has established itself as a group of industry thought leaders. Now, in a series of in-depth guides, Twin Electrics & Plumbing’s experts share their practical office and home improvement ideas to help you save cash, go green and stay safe.  

How to reuse your home's wastewater with sustainable plumbing?

Have you ever thought about your home's wastewater? You will be surprised by how easy you can help the environment with sustainable plumbing.

9 Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring Electrical Contractors

Don't miss out on this 9 mistakes to avoid when hiring an electrical contractor and you'll have an efficient and professional team next time!

Efficient Lighting: 8 Tips to save money while helping the environment!

Energy efficient lighting is now an essential consideration in sustainable building design. Check this tips and start saving today!

The electrolysed water system - the green way to clean? 

With Australia’s leading brands using cleaning products produced with electrolysed water systems, we explain how families and businesses can clean green. 

Reactive Vs Preventive Maintenance - The Property Manager’s Guide

Being a good property manager means understanding how to prioritise a neverending list of tasks, limit emergencies, reduce complaints and encourage repeat business.

Solar Panel Maintenance is Important - Get the most of your system.

Discover how you can make the most of the natural sun with a solar panel system, and the importance of solar panel maintenance!

Weak water pressure? Here’s how to identify and fix the problem

Don’t put up with weak water pressure. Find out how to identify and solve common issues by reading our water pressure guide.

How To Choose The Best Hot Water System – 2022 Top 10

Looking for the best hot water system? Save money, lower emissions and improve performance. Choose the right energy, device and capacity.

12 Signs You Need a New Air Conditioner

The most common signs that you need a new air conditioner are not always evident. Don't struggle with your AC and keep your home fresh…

Power Outages - 10 Ways To Prepare, React And Recover

Are you prepared for power outages? Our top ten tips will ensure you stay safe, dry, warm and well fed during the most extreme blackouts.

Choosing the best electrical contractor for your business

Looking for a safe, reliable and high-quality electrician? Choose the best electrical contractor for your business by using our 10-point checklist.

The Ultimate Guide To Creating A Sustainable Home

Ready to do your part for the planet? Creating a sustainable home starts by knowing all the options, from passive solar design to rainwater harvesting.

Top 10 Energy-efficient Lighting Tips

Learn how energy-saving bulbs, timers, sensors and solar can help you create a modern energy-efficient lighting plan for your home.

5 Warning Signs Your Home May Have Electrical Problems

Seeing signs of electrical problems? Check our top five list to see if your minor issue could turn into a major disaster.

How to choose the best plumbing company in Melbourne?

Find out how to choose a plumbing company that will do an excellent job keeping your water systems in good shape and not charging you…

How to fix a blocked drain - the cause and the cure 

Wondering how to fix a blocked drain? With our expert tips and DIY tricks, you’ll soon know how and what to use for a blocked…

One AC to rule them all - reverse cycle split system air conditioners

With the ability to truly control the climate, it’s just a matter of time before the reverse cycle split system air conditioner replaces old AC…

Finding the best EV charger for home - get the most out of your solar panels

Searching for the best EV charger for home? Find out how the new ‘solar aware’ chargers can make the most of your solar panels.

The importance of servicing heaters and carbon monoxide testing

After a spate of tragic poisoning incidents, servicing gas heaters and carbon monoxide testing has become a major priority for Melbourne residents.

Are you risking fire and electrocution? Why you should consider an electrical switchboard upgrade.

When was the last time you checked the capacity of your switchboard? Fire and electrocution are two dangers of delaying a long-needed electrical switchboard upgrade.

Electrical hazards at home - the ultimate guide

Dealing with an electrical emergency? Avoid shocks and injuries by learning how to manage electrical hazards at home. Read our ultimate guide.

Data Cabling - All You Need To Know About Data Cable Installation

Data cabling installations run 20 times faster than the average wireless connections. Learn how you can plan your next Data Cabling set up!

5 Indicators of a Blocked Drain

Being aware of the signs and symptoms of a blocked drain helps to take action and put a solution before the problem scales.

Plumbing Safety: Expert Tips From the Pros

Discover what risks and hazards lurk in plumbing worksites, and what do to do to avoid them, keeping you and your team safe!

Installing a Water Tank: Do's and Don'ts

Find out how installing a water tank could benefit your property, and what to look for when installing your new water tank!

Professional Electrical Service is Best

DIY electrical services: It’s not worth the risk.Electrical repair work is dangerous. You should always hire a qualified electrician to complete any electrical service whether…

Water Tank Maintenance: Top Tips!

Is your water tank due for maintenance? Discover the what and why of tank maintenance and how we can help you today!

Proactive Property Maintenance: The Benefits

Proactive maintenance is the best way to ensure your property is safe and well maintained, 365 days of the year.

Testing and Tagging: When and Why?

Testing and tagging is an incredibly important task for any workplace. Ensuring workplace safety is a requirement by law. Electrical hazards can cause life-threatening injuries,…

Overloaded Circuits: What do I do?

Overloaded circuits are a nuisance. Find out what to do if you experience overloading in our home, and how to prevent it from happening again.

Electrical Services DDIY – Don’t Do It Yourself

Discover how engaging with professional electrical services is crucial for quality repairs. Don't DIY and put yourself at risk, hire a professional!

Air-conditioning Service - Benefits for you!

Discover how a professional air-conditioning service will save you money long-term and keep your system running at peak efficiency every summer.

Solar System Service: do it before Summer!

Discover why having your solar panel system inspected before summer is essential for safety, peak performance and will save you money long-term.

Victorian Solar Installation Rebate 2020-21

The Victorian Government published the new Solar Installation Rebate. Use the generous government benefits and start cutting your electricity bills!

Emergency Electricians in the Eastern Suburbs

Electrical emergencies often happen when you’re not expecting it. When you have an electrical emergency, you need someone close by to be on the scene…

Keep Your Hot Water Running All Winter

There’s nothing worse than heading for a shower on a cold winter morning only to discover that the hot water system is broken. Or going…

Why It Is Important To Have Your Gas Heater Serviced Regularly

Gas heating systems are one of the most efficient ways to stay toasty during the cooler months. When maintained correctly and regularly, gas appliances are…

Catching The Winter Rains: Why You Should Install A Water Tank

As we come to the end of another wonderful Australian summer, are you prepared for winter? The colder months bring more rain and the end…

Stay Warm In Winter

It is important to regularly service your heating system. If you have a ducted gas heater in your home, Twin Electrics & Plumbing Melbourne can…

Power outage Melbourne: can your business afford it?

Businesses need reliable backup power to ensure they keep running in a power outage. Here are our reasons for being prepared. Contact us for more…

Why You Need an Expert to Service, Supply and Install Your Air Conditioning Unit

The importance of having an expert service, supply and install an Air Conditioning, Split System or Evaporative Unit. Excellent support is an important consideration when…

Victorian Government Announces Solar Rebate Schemes

SOLAR PANEL From 19 August 2018 to 30 June 2019, eligible households will only have to pay 50 per cent of the cost of a…
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