Are you looking for an engraving service?


There are lots of times that you could benefit from the services of an engraving company. Are you an individual looking for a memorial plaque to remember a loved one, a representative of a sports organisation or club who would like a trophy marked with the name of the winning team or an industrial company looking for a way to improve safety signage or mark a new control panel? An engraving company will be able to assist you with all of these things and so much more.

What exactly is an engraving company?

Most people have heard of engraving but not everyone is clear about exactly what it involves. In simple terms, engraving is what you do when you etch or mark words or a decorative design onto a surface. You could be etching your chosen design onto wood, metal, glass or even slate, but the basic process is still the same. To find the perfect engraving company for your needs, there are a few questions you will need to ask.

What is the surface you need to be engraved?

Engraving can take place on a wide variety of surfaces but not every engraver will be able to work on every surface. Each surface will require different tools to achieve the desired effect. Not every engraver will have either the tools or the space to work on every type of surface, so it is always best to ask what type of engraving they spend most of their time on and whether they are entirely comfortable with what you are asking them to do — whether that is window engraving, creating pet disc or engraving a headstone.

Are they local?

Some engraving services are happy to work with you on a mail-order basis. If the work you need to be completed is small and light such as a pet disc or a small sign, then a mail order service can work well, but it can be tricky if the engraving company has any questions about your order and it isn't possible for you to see the engraver at their distant location. A further problem with sending items through the post is that they can sometimes become lost or damaged, resulting in additional delay and expense before you finally get your engraved item. If possible, it is always preferable to work with a local engraving company so that you can see them working, examine examples of their work and have them answer your questions in person.

For more information about engraving, contact a local engraving company.


17 July 2020

Understanding the Electrical System In Your Home

Most modern Australian homes rely heavily on electrical power. Unfortunately, not many people realise just how much they rely on electrical power until the power supply to their home is disrupted in some way. There are a number of steps you can take which will help to protect the electricity supply to your home. I am not an electrical contractor, but after a couple of power failures, I have learnt an awful lot from the professional contractors who came out to repair the wiring and fuses in my home. I hope this blog will help you to keep the lights on in your property.