10 Aug 2016

The Advantages of Heating Your Room with a Reverse Cycle Air Conditioner vs an Electric Heater

When it comes to staying warm and out of the winter chill, homeowners who don’t have ducted heating in their homes usually have two main options available to them. They can choose to use an electric heater, or they can partner with their desired electrical contractor for a reverse cycle air conditioner. While both options will definitely help you regulate the temperature of your home in the ways that youre looking for, only a reverse cycle air conditioner brings with it a number of unique benefits that puts it above the competition.

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03 Aug 2016

Marketing A Trade Business

One of the most important qualities of any successful trade business comes down to marketing. YOU know beyond the shadow of a doubt that nobody can provide the level of service you do. You have complete confidence in your ability to take on any job, large or small, with a level of care and attention to detail that is second to none. None of this ultimately matters, however, if you cant actually communicate that message to the widest possible audience.

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03 Aug 2016

Social Responsibilities For Tradies

The term social responsibility can mean a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Generally speaking, it is accepted that certain individuals - be they electrical contractors or plumbing contractors or other type of trade professional - have a certain ethical framework that it is their duty to abide by. It is generally seen as their solemn duty to always act for the ultimate benefit of not just their clients, but of society as a whole. Social responsibilities for tradies in particular generally require you to keep a few key things in mind.

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27 Jun 2016

The Benefits of Networking for Electrical or Plumbing Contractors

In the wonderful world of business, one of the most valuable resources that far too many people are failing to take advantage of can be summed up in one word: networking. Networking is simply defined as one business professional interacting with others, exchanging information and developing the types of contacts that will be mutually beneficial as time goes by. For electrical or plumbing contractors, however, the major benefits of networking extend deeper than they do in almost any other industry.

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20 Jun 2016

Cloud Computing for Plumbing or Electrical Contractors

At its core, cloud computing is the simple idea that the technological devices around us - from the smartphone we use to the desktop computer we sit in front of at work - should be communicating with one another and sharing information back and forth via the Internet to make our lives easier. Home computing users have been feeling these benefits for years. Who doesnt like the fact that they can take a picture on their iPhone and immediately have it available on their MacBook Pro when they get home?

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20 Jun 2016

How To Build A Better Plumbing Or Electrical Contracting Business

Stop us when this sounds familiar: youve spent a huge amount of time, money, and effort building the best possible electrical contracting or plumbing contracting business that you could. Youve enjoyed a fair amount of success and you love what you do, but things seem to have plateaued recently. No matter what you try, you just cant seem to take things to the next level as you want to.

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17 Jun 2016

Lady tradie leading the way, one watt at a time.

As the first female apprentice at the Australian Paper Mill in Morwell, electrician, Billie Smith had to wait until her third year before female toilets were available on site. At a time when females made up less than 2% of the plumbing and electrical trades, hiring a female in the privately owned company was perceived by some as a novelty. Twenty five years later, the percentage of women taking on trade careers hasn’t increased but those who are taking on the challenge are certainly making a positive impact on the industry.

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