June 2018

EV Charger Installation

By | June 1st, 2018|Save Money|

We don’t want to get political here, but there has been a lot of talk in the news lately of a certain pipeline and rising tension with a certain province with which BC shares a border. It’s a complex topic that warrants a longer discussion than we have time and space for here. But in a way, it does pertain [...]

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March 2018

Ice Rain Damage Prevention: How To Protect Your Home In A Power Outage

By | March 26th, 2018|Electrical Upgrades|

We easily forget how dependent we are on the power grid. It’s hard to imagine what life would actually be like without electricity. But that doesn’t mean it can’t happen or that we shouldn’t be prepared for this type of emergency. Power outages can easily happen. At the end of 2017, snow and ice storms did plenty of damage to [...]

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Electrical Outlet Safety Tips

By | March 22nd, 2018|Electric Safety, Electrical Outlets|

Like anything, electrical outlets can get worn out and need updating from time to time. Poor electrical outlet maintenance and faulty wiring are the most common causes of electrical fires. And there are always advancements in safety being made. It’s not that long ago that houses were equipped with two-pronged outlets! When it comes to doing any actual wiring or [...]

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February 2018

How to Install a Garburator

By | February 27th, 2018|Tips|

Garbage disposals are one of the most underrated kitchen inventions out there. They make kitchen clean up super simple, and they help keep organic scraps from ending up in the landfill. It's a win-win! Even if Do-It-Yourself projects are not your forte, installing a garburator is a good project to dive into. It's not too complicated and with the proper [...]

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Cable Danger: How To Pet Proof Cables At Home

By | February 26th, 2018|Electric Safety|

We are all familiar with the term "baby-proofing" - keeping dangerous things out of reach from curious kids. But people often overlook the electrical hazards facing their pets, especially in the form of cables and cords. Cables powering electronics and other devices are so common around the home that people seem to hardly notice them. But to pets, cords might [...]

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December 2017

General Topic: The Role of an Electrician & Electrical Contractor in 2017

By | December 22nd, 2017|Electrical Contractor, Electricians|

We love talking shop. In our line of work, there’s always much to discuss in terms of what we do and how we do it. It’s a trade that needs to evolve with the modern world—what was standard practice and technically advanced not that long ago is basically obsolete for electricians today. If you think of how much the world [...]

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November 2017

Winter Holiday Lighting Safety Tips

By | November 27th, 2017|Electric Safety, LED Lighting, Outdoor Lighting|

The holidays sneak up on us every year. It seems like just yesterday; our electricians were packing up the decorations and putting them in storage. But, yet again, the holidays are just around the corner, so it's time to pull out those boxes and start untangling those strings of lights. While it's lovely to see the strings of bright bulbs [...]

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Thermostat Buying Guide

By | November 27th, 2017|Save Money, Thermostats, Tips|

Even for those of you who held out until the very last moment to kick on the furnace as the fall chill started to creep in, it's likely you've given in by now. Now that the heat is thawing your bones and the usual arguments over what the average temperature has recommenced, perhaps you've noticed it's time to replace your [...]

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INFOGRAPHIC: Electrical Safety Tips For Babies

By | November 10th, 2017|Tips|

An Electricians List Of Tips For Newborn Babies When babies become mobile—crawling, scooting around, and then walking—it’s a whole different ball game in the home. Suddenly everything becomes a hazard! Dangling cords, unorganized book shelves, nothing is safe from a curious baby discovering the world. That's why we created this infographic for you new parents out there, Electrical Safety Tips [...]

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September 2017

When To Get An Electrical Safety Inspection

By | September 17th, 2017|Electric Safety, Electrical Inspection|

How often do you stop to think about how much electricity you use on a daily basis? Probably not very often. In fact, most of us hardly notice just how much electricity we consume, let alone how much energy there is flowing through our homes. Having an understanding of the electrical system in your house is a good idea for [...]

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