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Your Ultimate Resource for Expert Electricians

If there’s ever something that’s essential to the functionality, performance, and safety of your home or business, it is expert electrical work! At Thornbury Electrics, we understand the importance ofRead More…

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Installations in the Kitchen that require an Electrician

Do you have new appliances that require installation in your kitchen? When doing kitchen upgrades, the prospect itself can be very exciting. Electrical installations of new high-tech ovens & refrigeratorsRead More…

5 Ways to Know It Is Time to Call an Electrician

How safe do you think that your house is? Chances are, you may have never had any problems with it. But that still does not answer the question. Recently, thereRead More…

What to Look for in an Electrical Installation Company in Perth

Trying to find a quality electrical installation company in Perth, Australia can be difficult sometimes. Not everyone is who they say that they are. Some electrics companies in Perth doRead More…

4 Tips to Maintain Your Electrical Oven

Ovens are one invention that have toasted people’s food for the past 140 years. They are a part of the cultural ethos at this point. But not everyone knows howRead More…

How To Ensure Your Next Office Space Is Electrically Safe Before You Rent

When compared to other industries, such as manufacturing or construction, most office environments are considered to have a lower risk in terms of electrical hazards. However, this doesn’t eliminate theRead More…

Fire Safety

It’s a sad fact that too many Australians are still dying in house fires and from the effects of carbon monoxide poisoning. And the reality is, many house fire deathsRead More…

How Much Power on Average Is Used to Run a Home?

This is a question that we are often asked when working for local residents so we thought it would be useful for our customers, along with anybody else who happensRead More…

How Fire Safe is Your Home?

The idea of having a fire in your home is scary, and many people don’t think it’ll happen to them. However, with around 2,500 fire deaths a year, and aRead More…

Power point with USB charger – neat & quick

Charging your phone (or any electronic devise) is now easier & neater.  No more searching for your charger. We can change any power point in your home, whether in theRead More…

Perths most experienced repairer of Kleenmaid Appliances

As all too many people are keenly aware Kleenmaid went into administration in 2009 with debts in excess of $100 million.  Countless customers were affected by this, through loss ofRead More…

Racing cars & zoneless induction cooktops

Product focus – De Dietrich  If you are a car racing enthusiast the name De Dietrich may be familiar to you for reasons other than a company at the forefrontRead More…

Bold & Beautiful

ILVE Majestic Freestanding range A cooker 100% hand assembled in Italy in your choice of colour, trim, burner configuration and size of oven – double or single.  Would it be classic black,Read More…

stress free, healthy, easy & environmentally friendly cooking – could you ask for more?

What if you could have one appliance that was a microwave, steam oven and conventional oven?  V-ZUG have produced a range of steam ovens that take the stress out ofRead More…

Product focus of the week – Highland gas cooktops

Thornbury Electrics have over 5 years experience with Highland cooking appliances.  As authorised service agents our technicians are trained and qualified in the repair and operation of all products bothRead More…

Not surprisingly, the first dishwasher was invented by a woman

The first reliable (hand powered) dishwasher was invented in 1887 by Josephine Cochrane with the help of George Butters and was unveiled at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. Cochrane wasRead More…

the latest on smoke alarms

Smoke alarms are an essential installation to every home to protect you, your family, your pets and property. Where more than one alarm is required to be installed in aRead More…

What do you have planned for Labour Day weekend?

Its a long weekend in Perth & the forecast is for 3 days of warm, sunny, perfect weather! Heres a few suggestions: Watch the Perth Wildcats who are one winRead More…

Rangehood installation – does yours meet the requirements?

As service agents for several leading brands we frequently encounter problems where appliances have not been installed to either the manufacturers specifications or that of Australian & New Zealand Standards. Read More…

how to choose what oven or cooktop to buy

You need a new oven or cooktop. So much choice!  Walking into a retail store can make your head spin.  So many brands & models.  So much information from theRead More…

Getting your home ready for winter

Rain, strong winds, hail.  How can you prepare your home for winter?  A little maintanence now may prevent damage to your home or loss of power when the storms hit.Read More…

Things to do in Perth, WA

What would you show visitors to WA? Have you often wondered what people visit when they come to Perth?  Have you tried being a “visitor” yourself and seen Perth throughRead More…

Safety Switches – saving lives

“In the past 17 years, 29 people including eight children have been electrocuted in homes in Western Australia. Twenty-three of these deaths could have been prevented if Residual Current DevicesRead More…

Surge Arrestors – protection for your valuables

Lightning Strikes (Photo credit: Striking Photography by Bo Insogna) While safety switches are essential protection for you and your family from electric shock, there is also a way to protectRead More…

Gas Heaters – stay safe this winter

Has your portable gas heater been serviced ready for winter? An unsafe heater can pollute your home with dangerous fumes or even worse, cause a house fire.  If you haveRead More…

Appliance care – give your oven some love

Do you polish the stainless steel on your cooktop until you can see your reflection?  Does the instant ignition of your gas burners put a smile on your face?  WhenRead More…

Kleenmaid Appliance Repair – what happens now

If you are living in Perth and purchased a Kleenmaid product from one of the Perth showrooms you are no doubt aware that Kleenmaid went into receivership in 2009.  ThisRead More…

Smoke Alarms Perth – what you need to know

Don’t be an April Fool when it comes to maintaining your smoke alarm.  FESA have nominated the easy to remember date of April 1 to change the battery in yourRead More…

Need an electrician in Perth? How we can help you….

Thornbury Electrics – Your local electrician for over 25 years providing electrical Services and Appliance Repair to South Perth and all other metro areas. The team at Thornbury Electrics areRead More…

Safety concerns over electrical cable

Energy Safety issues bulletins to all Electrical Contractors notifying company’s of recalls, safety issues and changes effecting the electrical contracting industry. Late last year mention was made of a recallRead More…