Hoverboards & Lithium Batteries

May 24, 2016

When you say hoverboard, you think of Marty McFly, right?  Or is that just showing my age ... Back to the Future was (and still is) an iconic movie.  Back in 1985 it seemed a futuristic, awesome dream to ride on a hoverboard.  And now, in 201... Read More

Outdoor Lighting

November 06, 2012

Ahhh…. Summer is coming. Whether you’re sitting out on your deck being absorbed by the colours of the sky as the sun goes down, relaxing by the pool with the kids or having a cold one with your neighbour on the front porch, it’s that time ... Read More

‘Old is new’ lighting trend for 2012

March 22, 2012

Following the comfortable form and function trend so evident over the last year, modern trends will continue with the “old is new” attitude into 2012, while blending in a bit of traditional and 21st Century influences. All places, all spa... Read More

Do not use electrical appliances without testing after flood damage

March 08, 2012

Flood-affected home owners in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland have been urged to have all electrical appliances and fittings properly tested before use so they do not add further tragedy to the damage caused by flooding Read more at:... Read More

7 Tips for Summer Storm Safety

February 16, 2012

There are a number of simple steps home owners can take to protect personal safety, preserve electrical equipment, and deal with potential damage to the home’s electrical system. Follow the checklist below to help get yourself and your prop... Read More

Aussies saving power by switching off appliances…but not the air con

February 03, 2012

Concerns over high electricity costs are leading consumers to switch off appliances, with beer fridges, televisions and freezers the first to get the flick. According to independent research from the consumer survey group Canstar Blue, 1 in 2 co... Read More

Merry Christmas

December 22, 2011

Spectra Electrical would like to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and New Year. Enjoy your break with your family and friends.... Read More

Tips for safe Christmas lights

December 09, 2011

If your lights are incorrectly used or do not comply with Australian Standards they could leave your festive season in ruins. To have a safe and happy festive season, it’s worth keeping a few things in mind. If you don... Read More

Don’t overload on the lights

December 08, 2011

Festive lights can do more than fill a room with Chrismas cheer- they can short-circuit the power, electrocute the family dog and burn the house down. Firefighters have issued a warning about over enthusiastic light decorations over the Chris... Read More

White wash: a guide to appliance labelling

December 01, 2011

If you are interested in finding out more about how the Energy ratings work check out the below link. Interesting Facts A guide to appliance... Read More