6 Tips for New Homeowners from a Residential Electrician

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New year, new house. What could be more exciting? While the new year sparks change for many people, you’ve really hit the mark by venturing into life as a homeowner. Not only is it a great investment, but it’s also a space you can cherish and optimize for years to come. However, with this exciting sense of ownership comes responsibility … Read More

How to Safeguard Your Home Against Electrical Hazards This Winter

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Along with the chilly weather and frosty mountain peaks, winter is a great time to curl up in your home with an oversized blanket and hot chocolate. While you avoid the brisk weather of the outdoors, you may want to pay some extra attention to your electrical safety. As you increase your use of heaters and other appliances, winter can … Read More

B.C. Government Making Electric Vehicle Chargers More Affordable

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The world is changing. With global warming on the rise, people are taking charge of their role in fossil fuel emissions. From recycling and composting, to embracing alternative energy sources, it seems there’s always something more our society can be doing. In recent years, there’s been a huge shift in the market to increase our sustainability: the introduction of electric … Read More

Electricians Guide to Holiday Lights: Prevent Power Outages and Stay Safe

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December is here! Alongside streams of icicles and trays of gingerbread cookies, comes the emergence of holiday lights throughout Vancouver. Unfortunately, this dose of electrical holiday cheer comes with the occasional power issue. Each year, our electrical contractors are called to help homeowners with power outages caused by holiday lights. Completely preventable in most cases, we want to help save … Read More

How to Stay Safe from Electrical Hazards During a Storm

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Storms come year-round in Canada. No matter the season, whether in the heat of summer or the depths of winter, it’s crucial to stay safe during a storm. There are several misconceptions regarding electrical safety floating around, one myth being that lightning never strikes the same place twice. Well, the CN Tower begs to differ as it gets struck an … Read More

5 Tips to Save Money with Your Lighting

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Just like that daily stop at your local coffee shop, little electrical expenses can quickly add up. Before you know it, your hydro bill is higher than ever, and you’re stuck scratching your head trying to get to the root of it. While keeping a residential or commercial building lit comes at a cost, there are ways to minimize these … Read More

How to Teach Your Kids Electrical Safety

While electricity is not always at the forefront of your mind, it can be hazardous if handled incorrectly. I’m sure you know not to stick a fork or finger into your electrical outlets or blow dry your hair while sitting in the bathtub. However, as obvious as this may seem, you were not born with this knowledge. Therefore, it’s important … Read More

5 Signs Your Office Space Needs Electrical Work

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When it comes to the electricity in your building, you do not want to ignore any reoccurring issues. Faulty electrical wires can lead to inefficient power, expensive repairs, and life-threatening circumstances. Complications due to malfunctioning appliances are one of the main causes of commercial fires. As such, it’s important to be aware of the warning signs that your office space … Read More

Why You Need an Electrician When Renovating an Old Home?

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Old homes are great for a lot of reasons. They carry a unique sense of history and charm; however, they can also come with an array of issues. Due to the older structure, problems may not be visible at first glance. Prior to renovating an older home, you should call an electrician to identify any problems that may need attention. … Read More

Why is Copper Used to Make Electrical Wires?

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You’ll find copper in a variety of applications and technologies. From power cables and kitchen appliances to construction tools and computers, copper is amongst the most common household metals. So, what exactly makes copper the popular choice for electrical wires? Let’s find out. 1. Great Conductor of Electricity Like all metals, copper is a conductor of electricity. But what makes … Read More