What Type of Electrical Wire is Used in Homes?

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If you ask the majority of homeowners about the kind of wiring that is used in their homes, chances are they will mostly all say the same thing: “wires”, with no other explanation.   If this includes you, we don’t blame you. Learning about the particular kinds of wiring that are used in your home can range from being boring … Read More

What is Knob and Tube Wiring?

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What kind of wiring does your house have? The answer to this question will largely depend on the year of its construction. While older homes are often renowned for their abundance of character and sturdy construction, if you own a home that was built before the 1950s, you probably have what is known as knob and tube wiring (also known … Read More

How Much Do Electricians Charge to Troubleshoot in Vancouver?

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“I’ll have to troubleshoot it.” While it’s a phrase that we often hear used by professionals, it’s one that comes with somewhat of an ambiguous impression when it comes to price. While many of us can understand the importance of troubleshooting a problem in order to find the best solution, it is understandable to worry that project troubleshooting will leave … Read More

How to Add Lighting to a Living Room?

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If you are currently in the process of remodelling or re-decorating your home, one thing is true: lighting matters. After all, you can add as many trendy pieces of furniture as you would like and add the flooring of your dreams, but if you do not have the proper lighting system in place, it will all be in vain. We’ll … Read More

How Much is Electricity in Vancouver?

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There are many benefits to living in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia — but the cost of living isn’t typically one of them. However, there are more variables that go into determining how much it costs to live in a place than just housing costs alone. Electricity costs, for example, are another thing that you have to determine when you are … Read More

5 Kitchen Lighting Design Ideas

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When it comes to the lighting in your home, there is no room as important as the kitchen. After all, in what other room could substandard lighting result in a gauge in your finger or incorrect spice usage? Okay, so maybe those things aren’t likely to happen unless you are operating in a kitchen without any light at all. But … Read More

What Colour is the Best Lightbulb For Your Kitchen?

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When it comes to getting the most out of the rooms of your homes, lighting is a key part of determining your overall ambience. However, this is one area of design where a “one size fits all” approach simply will not do.   The reason for this is the fact that you use each room in your house for very … Read More

5 Common Electrical Problems in Older Buildings

There are many things to love about older residential buildings. Not only do they offer an undeniable charm, but they also tend to have larger rooms and hallways that seem to be becoming less and less common in modern buildings.   However, even if an old building appears to be in great condition externally, it’s inevitable that certain problems can … Read More

7 Reasons to Install Smart Lighting in Your Home

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When it comes to home improvement, the word “smart” is thrown around a lot these days. But what does it really mean? If you think that your home is going to start solving math problems for you, you may be sorely disappointed. However, if you are looking for ways to make improvements in your day to day life through technology, … Read More

How to Run A Sub-Panel To A Detected Garage?

there are lots of benefits of installing sub panel in your detached garage

Head’s up: although the information in this article can offer practical advice and tips, for the safety of yourself and others it is always recommended that you contact a licensed electrician before performing any electrical work.   A “subpanel” is sometimes also known as a “breaker box” or a “satellite circuit breaker panel”. Deciding to install a subpanel in your … Read More