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How to Choose the Right Exhaust Fan

The basic function of an exhaust fan is simple: nasty air out, fresh air in. This function is well understood by many yet homeowners tend to overlook the other vital purpose of exhaust fans, which is removing moisture in the air.

Moisture problems resulting from high humidity is one of the biggest contributors to structural rot in Australian homes. Every time you run the water, you create steam to a certain extent. Contrary to popular beliefs, steam is not only produced by hot water. So long as the water is relatively warmer than the current room temperature, steam will be created from that difference in temperature.

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LED Downlights Buyer's Guide: Everything you ever wanted to know

Downlights are the “bread and butter” of lighting. They have occupied an important role in many Australian homes nowadays because they serve as the foundation of a good lighting plan. A downlight’s primary purpose is to provide functional ambient light throughout the home. Their discreet appearance, practicality and its amazing ability to blend well with other lights such as pendants or spotlights make them an excellent lighting staple. Therefore, it is absolutely vital to get the right downlights that not only perform well, but also reliable and will last you for a long time.

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Beautiful Carbon Filament Globes for Your Home

Have you seen these charming-looking globes before? Perhaps during one of your fine dining experiences or café visits? These are called carbon filament globes, an old technology reminiscent of the days of incandescent globes but revamped for modern day uses.

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JD Mastertip: How to Choose the Right Light Globe



Are you getting new light globes? Finding the right light globe for your light fitting is as easy as 4 simple steps.

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IC-Rating: What are IC-Rated LED Downlights?

IC Rating is one of those downlight standards that is poorly understood by the general public. This guide aims to demystify this technical term and hopefully in the process, helps you to make better buying decisions when it comes to recessed downlights.

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JD Mastertip: How to Prepare Your Ceiling Fan for All Seasons

Did you know? Ceiling fans equipped with the latest reverse cycle technology is suited for all seasonal usage, including winter? When the reverse mode is switched on, the ceiling fan can actually circulate warm air from heaters downwards, thereby helping to keep the room warm and toasty for winter.

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Is Your Current Lighting Affecting Your Health? [Infographic]

Ever wondered how lighting affects your health and general wellbeing? Lighting goes beyond just the safety aspects of providing enough illumination to see by; lighting also affects our mood and sleep patterns. Poor lighting, on the other end of the spectrum, can cause glare, headaches, eyestrain, and various types of sight loss.

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Why buy Martec products?



  • Martec manufactures high quality CEILING FANS, LIGHTING and BATHROOM HEATERS.
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Hunter Pacific Ceiling Fans


Hunter Pacific Ceiling Fans have built up a huge reputation amongst builders and home owners, as being at the top of the range of the ceiling fan industry.

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Want to eliminate shadows? Under-Cabinet Lighting is the solution

Struggling to see properly in your kitchen? You are not alone. Like numerous other homeowners we have spoken with, shadows are on their top list of concerns when it comes to cooking and food preparation. But fear not, there’s a very good chance that under-cabinet lights can solve most of your problem.

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