Winter Holiday Lighting Safety Tips

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The holidays sneak up on us every year. It seems like just yesterday; our electricians were packing up the decorations and putting them in storage. But, yet again, the holidays are just around the corner, so it’s time to pull out those boxes and start untangling those strings of lights. While it’s lovely to see the strings of bright bulbs … 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

When To Get An Electrical Safety Inspection

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How often do you stop to think about how much electricity you use on a daily basis? Probably not very often. In fact, most of us hardly notice just how much electricity we consume, let alone how much energy there is flowing through our homes. Having an understanding of the electrical system in your house is a good idea for … Read More

Guide To An Electrical Panel

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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 … Read More

BPM Electric Is A Shell Busey’s House Smart Approved Electrical Contractor

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At BPM Electric, we’ve always been proud of the work we do and the commitment to quality in all of our business practices. But did you know that we are also a Shell Busey’s HouseSmart approved electrical contractor? Shell Busey, notable radio personality and former host of the Home Discovery Show, created this network as a service to help homeowners … Read More

Are Outdoor Outlets Safe?

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When of the best things about summertime in full swing is that it’s a great time to enjoy the outdoor areas of your home. Whether that’s your deck, porch or lawn, it’s tough to beat spending time outside. If you do find yourself spending more time outdoors, you might also find that you need access to more electricity. Instead of … Read More

Electrical Outlet Installation: Which Ones Do I Need?

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Whether you are building a new home or are considering doing electrical updates, having some knowledge about electrical outlets will serve you well. Electrical outlets have changed over the years, both due to increasing demands for electricity and because technology is ever evolving to make things safer and more efficient. So here’s a list of what electrical outlets you might … Read More

How To Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

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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, … Read More

How To Label your Electrical Panel

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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 … Read More