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 [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Electric Safety, LED Lighting, Outdoor Lighting|Comments Off on Winter Holiday Lighting Safety Tips

Are Outdoor Outlets Safe?

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 [...]

By | August 14th, 2017|Outdoor Lighting|Comments Off on Are Outdoor Outlets Safe?

What to do if your Porch Light Attracts Bugs

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 [...]

By | June 14th, 2017|Outdoor Lighting|Comments Off on What to do if your Porch Light Attracts Bugs

What is a Light Ballast?

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 [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|Outdoor Lighting|Comments Off on What is a Light Ballast?

How to Prevent Crime with Outdoor Lighting

Crime affects us all, whether we’re in Surrey, White Rock or anywhere else in the world. And while we want to, and should, give people the benefit of the doubt and trust our neighbours, there are certain steps we can take to help prevent the chance of crime happening to us and our families. Prevention is always best and one [...]

By | July 25th, 2016|Electric Safety, Outdoor Lighting, Tips|Comments Off on How to Prevent Crime with Outdoor Lighting

How to Hang Christmas Lights

The weather is getting colder and the days are getting shorter which must mean that the holiday season is about to get into full swing. If you haven’t done so already, its probably about the time that you normally start to decorate your house with bows, garlands and of course, Christmas lights! Before you head outside to put up your [...]

By | December 12th, 2015|Outdoor Lighting|Comments Off on How to Hang Christmas Lights

Outdoor Lighting Ideas and Installation for Summer

With summer finally here it means it’s time to get ready for backyard barbecues and parties on the patio, and as much as people enjoy some fun in the sun this time of year, it’s also great to be out in the warm summer nights as well. To get the most out of your nighttime summer get-togethers, you’ll want to [...]

By | June 22nd, 2015|Electricians, Outdoor Lighting, Tips|Comments Off on Outdoor Lighting Ideas and Installation for Summer