SwiftHero

The trade services marketplace's blog.

Recent Articles

From Blah To Wow: How To Paint Your Bathtub

Renovating a bathroom can be very expensive, but sometimes you just can’t escape it. The look of your bathroom can just be too outdated and not mesh with the rest of your house. One very smart, efficient, and less costly way to transform your bathroom is by painting your old tub. There are special k...

5 Tips to Save Energy At Home

Saving energy doesn’t only help the environment, it helps you and it helps your wallet. Those monthly bills can be a dread, specially during the summer or spring, so save yourself the pain and learn a few tips on how to save energy at home. 1. Upgrade your lighting Incandescent bulbs consume four ti...

4 Ways to Allergy-Proof Your Home

If you suffer from allergies like many of us, you should probably know there are measures you can take to help yourself. It doesn’t take to be an expert to make your house an allergen-free zone where you can breathe freely. Allergies are mainly caused by allergens we often are not aware of, such as ...

SwiftHero integrates with Square's API

We set out to make the best customer experience, so we needed a payment solution that was accessible, affordable and sleek. That’s why we reached out to Square, because let’s face it – having to fumble with cash or dash to an ATM is never fun for anybody involved. Square just announced that they’re...

The Damage A Storm Can Do To Your Roof and Awnings

The recent storms in Adelaide and Melbourne have caused a lot of damage. Roofs have been sent flying, and awnings have been destroyed. Fixing the damage caused by the storm can be done quite easily if you have all of the right equipment, but sometimes it’s safer and more efficient to get a trade pro...

How To Remove A Broken Key From A Lock

Maybe your aged key degraded over time and broke on its own. Or maybe you just had too much, or too little, coffee in the morning. Regardless of how it happened, a broken key isn’t cool, and trying to remove it from a lock can be difficult. Getting a key stuck inside a lock can be extremely frustra...

Everything You Need To Know About Test And Tag

Certain types of electrical equipment must be regularly inspected, tested and tagged. What is a test and tag?Testing and tagging involves a competently trained person inspecting, electrically testing, labelling, and logging electrical appliances. The aim of the test and tag is to determine whether ...

How SwiftHero Works

We asked people what they really want when they book a tradesperson. The answer was somebody who is experienced and qualified who can complete the job at a time that suits us for a fair price. Nobody wants to be mucked around. We want five things: 1 - Somebody who is highly experienced and qualified...

Keeping Your Fish Safe In A Power Outage

If you have an aquarium, a power outage can be a very scary event. If you don’t act quickly, your fish could be at risk. If you keep a fish tank, it’s very important to prepare for a power outage as they can happen at any time. If you’re experiencing an outage, here are some tips to keep your aquar...

On-demand home services by SwiftHero

SwiftHero is an app that connects Melbourne to a network of local electricians, plumbers, locksmiths and other skilled tradespeople. Exclusive to Melbourne, SwiftHero is a new marketplace for on-demand home services. When you need a locksmith, plumber, handyman or anybody else, we are at your rescu...