August 2017

BPM Electric Is A Shell Busey’s House Smart Approved Electrical Contractor

By | August 19th, 2017|Electrical Contractor, HouseSmart|

At BPM Electric, we’ve always been proud of the work we do and the commitment to quality in all of our business practices. But did you know that we are also a Shell Busey's HouseSmart approved electrical contractor? Shell Busey, notable radio personality and former host of the Home Discovery Show, created this network as a service to help homeowners [...]

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Are Outdoor Outlets Safe?

By | August 14th, 2017|Electrical Outlets, Outdoor Lighting|

When of the best things about summertime in full swing is that it’s a great time to enjoy the outdoor areas of your home. Whether that’s your deck, porch or lawn, it’s tough to beat spending time outside. If you do find yourself spending more time outdoors, you might also find that you need access to more electricity. Instead of [...]

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July 2017

Electrical Outlet Installation: Which Ones Do I Need?

By | July 14th, 2017|Electrical Outlets, Electrical Upgrades|

Whether you are building a new home or are considering doing electrical updates, having some knowledge about electrical outlets will serve you well. Electrical outlets have changed over the years, both due to increasing demands for electricity and because technology is ever evolving to make things safer and more efficient. So here’s a list of what electrical outlets you might [...]

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How To Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

By | July 11th, 2017|Energy Conservation, Save Money, Tips|

It’s finally here, summertime has settled upon us all. The skies are blue, the ocean is calling, and the temperature is rising. And while there’s no complaining about summer weather, for many people, the heat can get a little tough to deal with after awhile. Other cities in the world, even in Canada, have air conditioning everywhere you go. However, [...]

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June 2017

How To Label your Electrical Panel

By | June 19th, 2017|Electric Safety, Electrical Panels, Tips|

There are certain jobs that every homeowner should to do. And the best jobs are the ones you only need to do once, like labeling your electrical panel. Having a clearly labeled electrical panel will make life easier and safer. If there is an emergency and you need to quickly shut the power off or if you are doing repairs [...]

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What to do if your Porch Light Attracts Bugs

By | June 14th, 2017|Outdoor Lighting|

We’ve all done the race before. You arrive home at nighttime. The porch light is on, how nice! But, there’s something standing between you and the warmth of your home: A cloud of moths and bugs swarming your porch light. It’s horrifying! No one wants to let a throng of buzzing insects into the comforts of a home. But keeping [...]

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May 2017

Electrical Safety Tips For Your Home

By | May 14th, 2017|Electric Safety, Save Money, Tips|

Every home has its quirks and interesting traits that give it character. Depending on the year it was built and the style in which it was designed, some things might seem a little strange, especially the older the house gets. One thing that has changed over time is the way the electrical system in a house has been designed and [...]

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What is a Light Ballast?

By | May 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Every industry has its own jargon and terminology. And it’s usually only those who have training or experience in that industry who can understand what’s going on if the conversation starts heading in that direction. Electricians and those in the electrical trade easily fall under that umbrella, with a whole collection of words and phrases that only they seem to [...]

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April 2017

Should I Switch to LED Lights

By | April 19th, 2017|Energy Conservation, LED Lighting|

Lighting has come a long way over the years. Gone are the days when incandescent lightbulbs dominated the market as the only lighting option. In fact, Canada and several other countries in the world are on a path to phase out incandescents entirely. Other players in the lighting market are fluorescent lamps, compact fluorescent lamps (CFL), cold cathode fluorescent lamps [...]

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How Office Lighting Can Improve Productivity

By | April 11th, 2017|Commercial Electrician, Electrical Upgrades, Office Lighting|

If you are a business owner or employer, you probably understand the importance of having happy employees. Happy employees equal productive employees. And productive employees lead to a better chance of success in business. Many employers have gone to great lengths to increase employee happiness, in an attempt to increase productivity. They stock the fridge full of healthy juice or [...]

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