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

Top Home Electrical Panel Problems

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Though they may be daunting, electrical problems are sometimes simply a problem with your electrical panel. While we don’t recommend you take on any complicated electrical job on your own (call BPM and we’ll send over a skilled, professional electrician!), there are a few common problems that might occur with your electrical panel that you can at least diagnose on … 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

Electrical Problems That Require an Electrician in Vancouver

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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

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

Ice Rain Damage Prevention: How To Protect Your Home In A Power Outage

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We easily forget how dependent we are on the power grid. It’s hard to imagine what life would actually be like without electricity. But that doesn’t mean it can’t happen or that we shouldn’t be prepared for this type of emergency. Power outages can easily happen. At the end of 2017, snow and ice storms did plenty of damage to … Read More

Electrical Outlet Safety Tips

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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

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

Cable Danger: How To Pet Proof Cables At Home

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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

General Topic: The Role of an Electrician & Electrical Contractor in 2017

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We love talking shop. In our line of work, there’s always much to discuss in terms of what we do and how we do it. It’s a trade that needs to evolve with the modern world—what was standard practice and technically advanced not that long ago is basically obsolete for electricians today. If you think of how much the world … Read More