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Energex Positive Payback

Energex rewards customers and businesses who connect energy hungry appliances to economy tariffs or who install technologies that make their equipment operate more efficiently when the electricity network experiences peak demand.
For more information please see the below. AJ Palmer Electrical can assist you in connecting your appliances to these tariffs today. Give us a call!

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Energex Positive Payback


Winter is coming… Heating Installation

Winter is fast approaching and some of us are already starting to feel the chill in the air. Our heating installation experts at AJ Palmer Electrical can provide a quality service to install the right heating option for your needs and intended usage.

All electrical heaters come with their own list of Pros and Cons, depending on the level of usage, location and size of the room you are trying to heat.  Electrical Fire Heaters and Panel heaters are a popular, energy efficient and safe choice when it comes to Heating appliances and AJ Palmer Electrical can provide the right advice when it comes down to making these important decisions.  Our solutions are safe, energy saving and include all manufactures warranties.

Heating Installation

Electric Fire Heater

Alternatively – if you already have an Electrical heating appliance that may not have seen the light of day since last winter, it is important that you conduct some safety checks prior to using them.

Electric heaters such as Radiant Heaters, Oil-filled Column Heaters, Convection Heaters and Fan Heaters should be checked for obvious damage before use.  Things to look for are rusted reflectors and frayed or damaged power cords from rodents, old age or over use.

AJ Palmer Electrical offer testing and tagging services for home users and businesses and will ensure your mind is at ease when using your heating appliances this winter.

Indoor heaters pose many risks which can vary depending on the type of heater and must always be used with caution. Following a few key safety tips, will help to keep you and your family safe and warm this winter:

  • Never leave electric heaters unattended.
  • Place the heater in a location away from heavy foot traffic or children & pets and on a level surface.
  • Avoid placing portable heaters on table tops – unless specifically designed for this purpose.
  • Keep flammable materials away from all heaters – this includes curtains, upholstery, towels and clothes.
  • Avoid plugging your heater into power boards, double adaptors and extension cords. Heaters draw large amounts of power and may overload the supply.

Call AJ Palmer today for a free quote for all your heating needs – Heating Installation, Testing & Tagging, or advice on the right system for you!


Upgrade Your Home With These 5 Modern Electrical Features

Electrical upgrades increase your home’s value, but they also enhance your life. Consider how amazing it would feel to have a night-time pool party with pool lighting, or plan a movie party with home theatre equipment.

Here are some of the ways you can upgrade your home with electrical & lighting features:

1. Home Theatre Lighting and Equipment

You love watching movies with your family on weekends or inviting friends to your home to watch football games. Why not turn a room in your house into a home theatre? Your home will become the place everyone will love to gather.

But preparing a home theatre system isn’t easy. Just think of all the components you need to set up:

  • Television
  • DVD or Blu-ray player
  • Home theatre receiver
  • Six or seven speakers and a subwoofer
  • Speaker cables
  • Audio cables
  • Video cables
  • Remote
  • Power protection unit
Home Theatre Lighting

Call us for all your Home Theatre & Lighting requirements.

Call on AJ Palmer certified electrician’s to install your television and surround system. We will ensure all the components work correctly and stay protected from dangers such as power surges.

2. Flood Lights

You’ve seen flood lights in sports stadiums and movie theatres. Now, you can enhance your outdoor space with powerful flood lights.

Flood Lighting stadium

Flood Lighting can really enhance and secure your area.

Flood lights can light your stairway, entryway, garage or yard. They can help you feel more secure when you get home late at night, and they can help keep intruders away. They also allow you to enjoy the outdoors with family members and guests.

3. Pool Lighting and Sound

You enjoy swimming with your family all summer long. But think how much more exciting your pool parties will be when you add pool lighting. With pool lights, you can swim at any time of the day or night.

Pool Lighting LED

Give AJ Palmer Electrical a call for all your Pool lighting needs.

Our electrician’s can make your pool party even more exciting by installing a speaker system. Imagine swimming and tanning to the sounds of your favourite music. It’s possible with the work of an electrician.

4. Dimmers

If you’re sharing a romantic dinner with your spouse, your normal lighting just seems too glaring. Fortunately, you can change the lighting to the level you want with a dimmer switch.

An electrician can install a new dimmer switch to help you create an intimate setting. You simply adjust the knob to choose your preferred lighting option.

5. Downlights

You may want to focus light on an important area, such as the kitchen table.

To enhance the light in certain areas of your home, consider downlights. Electricians install downlights into holes in the ceiling, where the lights can shine on your entire room or focus on a certain area.

Downlights also use less energy than other types of lighting, saving you money.

Are you ready to upgrade your home? Call an electrician to implement one or more of these exciting modern features.