Why do my lights blink on and off when it rains?

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Living in Vancouver, or any city in the Lower Mainland, means that you’ve experienced your fair share of rain showers. Some days it feels like it’s never going to stop raining. Sometimes it rains so much that you may or may not notice that your lights have just flickered on and off. But you probably have noticed it before, a … Read More

How To Label your Electrical Panel

The electrical panel in sort of like the brain of your home. It’s from where signals converge and instructions are sent out to the rest of the house so that things happen, like a light coming on with the flip of a switch, for example. Keeping the electrical panel clearly labeled is an important task. It will help in cases … Read More

Electrical Problems That Require an Electrician in Vancouver


Do you ever wonder what it would have been like 100 years ago to ponder the future? Is there any way people could have foreseen the electrified world we live in today? Our lives today basically revolve around electricity. And as technology gets smarter and faster, we rely on electricity more and more. So what happens when there’s an electrical … Read More

Electrical Outlet Safety Tips


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 … Read More

Cable Danger: How To Pet Proof Cables At Home


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 … Read More

Winter Holiday Lighting Safety Tips


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 … Read More

When To Get An Electrical Safety 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 … Read More

Electrical Safety Tips For Your Home


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 … Read More

What Is A Whole House Surge Protector


Sometimes the best measures to take are preventative ones, especially when it comes to electrical wiring in your home. We are talking specifically about protecting your home and devices from power surges. Many people are familiar with surge protectors that plug into an outlet to protect computers or electronic devices, but did you know that there are whole house surge … Read More

Emergency Electrical Service


Electrical Emergency Should Be Handled By An Experienced Electrical Contractor There are a few things in this world you simply don’t want to play around with unless you have some serious skill or expertise, that is. Wild animals, power tools, and baking pies are just a few that come to mind. Another potential danger zone for most people is electricity … Read More