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

Water Damage and Electricity: What to Do First

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If your home has undergone any kind of water damage – from a flood to leaks through the roof or burst pipes in the basement to excessive moisture – there is a chance that your electrical system or wiring has been compromised. Even in cases that don’t seem like a big deal, the combination of water and electrical systems can … Read More

Electric Heater Types for Homes

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Lots of people say that the cold in Vancouver is different than in other places. Because of the humidity in the air, it’s often chilly and damp and hard to warm up from. Even in the Spring, there is still a bite to the air, especially at night. That’s why electric heaters are a popular option for people who don’t … Read More

Do you need an electrician to install a ceiling fan?

Do you need an electrician to install a ceiling fan

Ceiling fans: some people love them, some people can’t stand them. Sure, they can be a little unsightly and outdated-looking, but they can make a huge difference in regulating a room’s temperature in both the winter and the summer, which leads to saving money all year long! Saving money by reducing energy costs associated with cooling and heating sounds like … Read More

Why Is My Electrical Outlet Not Working?

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Have you ever had the experience of an electrical outlet working perfectly fine one moment and the next… nothing. So you unplug your hair dryer (or phone or toaster) and switch outlets and voila! Your appliance is fired up and running again. If this happens, there is a good chance that there is something is wrong with your electrical outlet. … Read More

Why is my electricity bill higher in cold weather?

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As we officially settle in for colder, shorter days, we often find that our habits change, too. We spend more time at home and indoors, making soup and watching movies. People automatically switch into hibernation mode. And that’s great! It’s the natural rhythm of things and it’s good to take some time to slow down, get cozy and recuperate after … Read More

Tips to Help You Choose the Right Electrician in Vancouver

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Hiring an electrician in Vancouver is a serious thing. A “good” electrician makes sure that you, your family and your home/building are safe and not at risk of burning down. A “bad” one, on the other hand, might put your safety at risk with shoddy workmanship. Poor electrical work can damage your appliances and electronics, can affect your insurance policy … Read More

How to Install a Garburator

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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 … Read More

Thermostat Buying Guide

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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 … Read More

INFOGRAPHIC: Electrical Safety Tips For Babies

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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 … Read More