How to Install a Garburator

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 [...]

By | February 27th, 2018|Tips|Comments Off on How to Install a Garburator

Thermostat Buying Guide

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 [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Save Money, Thermostats, Tips|Comments Off on Thermostat Buying Guide

INFOGRAPHIC: Electrical Safety Tips For Babies

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 [...]

By | November 10th, 2017|Tips|Comments Off on INFOGRAPHIC: Electrical Safety Tips For Babies

Guide To An Electrical Panel

There are no two homes exactly alike… but there are some commonalities from house to house. For example, every home has walls and windows, and every house has an electrical panel. You’ve seen it before, that grey box that’s usually in a dark and hardly visited corner of the basement. While you might not think about it often, it’s a [...]

By | September 13th, 2017|Electrical Panels, Tips|Comments Off on Guide To An Electrical Panel

How To Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

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, [...]

By | July 11th, 2017|Energy Conservation, Save Money, Tips|Comments Off on How To Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

How To Label your Electrical Panel

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 [...]

By | June 19th, 2017|Electric Safety, Electrical Panels, Tips|Comments Off on How To Label your Electrical Panel

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 [...]

By | May 14th, 2017|Electric Safety, Save Money, Tips|Comments Off on Electrical Safety Tips For Your Home

BC HYDRO Rebates You Should Know About

Everyone likes saving money, especially when you’re doing something good for the environment at the same time. Did you know that BC Hydro offers rebates for things like reducing your carbon footprint? If you live in the Fraser Valley, including places like Chilliwack and the Lower Mainland, you might eligible for these savings. BC Hydro offers rebates on energy saving [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Tips|Comments Off on BC HYDRO Rebates You Should Know About

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

Summer Energy Saving Tips

Everyone loves saving and summer time in Vancouver is the perfect way to offset some of the costs of spending on energy in the winter. At BPM Electric, we’ve come up with some ideas on how you can save electricity in the summer to lower your bills and ease some of the strain on the system. Since the days are [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|Energy Conservation, Save Money, Tips|Comments Off on Summer Energy Saving Tips