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Safety Tips

We deal with dangerous hazards every day. Most are preventable. That’s why we’re publishing a series of no-nonsense guides to improve water and electrical safety in VictoriaWe’re also creating checklists for more urgent situations, so you can minimise the threat to your property or family until a qualified technician can get to you.   

Carbon Monoxide testing - Protecting your home from an invisible killer

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.

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!

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!

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.

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…

Why It Is Important To Have Your Gas Heater Serviced Regularly

Do you have a gas heating system? It is important to get your heater serviced regularly to ensure it is working safely and efficiently. As…

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…