4 Warning Signs of a Defective Wall Switch

signals when you need to change your wall switchers

Since we use them practically every day, it can be easy to forget that a wall switch is just one part of an interconnected electrical system. When the wall switch begins to function in an abnormal way, it is usually a sign that it has become defective. In these cases, it is always best to replace the switch as soon … Read More

Preparing for a Power Outage in BC

power outage happened in Vancouver

At the best of times, a sudden power outage can be a slight annoyance. In the worst of times a power outage in BC can be a major emergency, That is why no matter what it is always best to be prepared for any situation when the power suddenly shuts off. Below, we have put together some tips and a … Read More

BC Electric Car Rebate in 2020

Calculating electric car Rebate Program in BC

Each day residents in BC are surrounded by news and information regarding climate change and the many implications associated with that environmental trend. Many homeowners have tried to do their part by reducing their carbon footprint and energy consumption at home. Adding solar panels, high-efficiency appliances and even energy-saving light bulbs to any property is a good way to reduce … Read More

Compare Gas vs Electric Water Heaters

gas water heater install in the home

Hot water is something that everyone makes use of in their homes each day. Whether you’re washing yourself, your dishes, your food, or practically anything else, you probably rely on your water heater to work properly each day. Thanks to new innovations and upgrades to both tankless heaters and hot water tanks, there has never been a better time to … Read More

How to Buy an EV Charging Station

EV charging station

Electric cars are quickly starting to emerge all over North American roads thanks to their intelligent design, eco-friendly fuel source, and their overall efficiency compared to traditional combustion engine vehicles. As a result, electric car owners are often on the lookout for the most efficient and convenient EV charging station they can find. While every electric vehicle comes with a … Read More

Best Smart Home Products for 2020

smart home

Its already 2020, and the new decade promises to be an exciting one when it comes to the innovative and convenient Smart Home products being introduced to the market. Below you’ll find a brief list of some of the most interesting and exciting products with detailed descriptions about how they can help your household become a Smart Home! Smart Home … Read More

The Electric Damage Rats and Mice Cause

mouse rats with electric

Now that the warm weather is beginning to cool and the leaves are starting to change colour, it’s the start of the season where we spend more time indoors. And we’re not the only ones. This is also the season where rodents like rats and mice start to look for a cozy place to nest for the winter, too, wreaking … Read More

Do Window AC Units Use a Lot of Electricity?

window air conditioner

Generally speaking, large appliances and electronics are energy suckers. Dishwashers, washers and dryers, fridges, freezers, as well as televisions and desktop computers – these things all cost money and energy to run. What about air conditioning units? Especially the small ones that mount in a bedroom window or in an opening through an exterior wall – do they consume more … Read More

Light Bulbs for your house: Know the Different Types

types of bulbs

Not all lightbulbs are made the same — there are a few different types out there, and each has its own pros and cons. If you are thinking about changing up the lighting in your home or around the building’s exterior, read on to learn more about the different kinds of bulbs that are available. Common Types of Light Bulbs … Read More

Common Electrical Problems that Occur in the Summer

Electrical problems in the summer

We don’t always think of the summer as a season with exceptionally high energy consumption. The sun is out longer so we don’t need as many lights on, and we spend more time outdoors so we are not using as much electricity indoors… in theory. This is a bit of a misconception, though. Summertime is actually very hard on the … Read More