10 Reasons You Should Replace Your Outlet and Switches

In this blog post, we are going to talk to you about when you should replace your outlets and switches. Internal house wiring is a home improvement project often ignored or put off. One common reason for the delay in getting around this project is the safety concern. For most homeowners, any job requiring tinkering

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Electrical Projects DIYers Should Not Take On

Not all electrical projects should be done by a novice. But we get it – you love doing stuff on your own, especially when it comes to home improvement. But not everything that needs fixing qualifies as a DIY project. DIY projects are a great way to save money, and that’s why we do them.

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What is a Lighting Audit?

A lighting audit from a certified Vancouver electrician is a thorough onsite inspection of a house, building, or commercial facility to evaluate current lighting conditions and identify areas where energy-saving improvements are feasible. The audit covers the indoor and outdoor spaces of the property and aims at gathering a variety of information.  The information acquired

The Differences Between a Commercial and an Industrial Electrician

The difference between a Vancouver industrial electrician and a Vancouver commercial electrician.

5 ways electricians can help increase your Vancouver property value

In this blog post, we’ll review 5 ways electricians can help increase your property value in Vancouver. When it comes to selling your home, you will want to make sure you get maximum value for it. However complete renovations can be expensive but thankfully there are minor upgrades you can do that can dramatically increase

Renovation Hacks From The PTX Electic Partners

Looking to make some renovations to your home without breaking the bank? At PTX Electric we work with some of Vancouver’s top construction professionals and so we asked them what they thought the most important aspects of renovation were. These were their answers. Best Renovation Ideas When you get an older home plan to spend

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How to Tell if Your Circuit Breaker Needs to Be Replaced?

A circuit breaker protects an electrical circuit from damage by way of an automatic electrical switch. If a surge of current occurs from an overloaded circuit, the circuit breaker interrupts the current flow when detected and cuts the power. A circuit breaker is an essential safety element protecting homes and businesses from potential fires or

Common Winter Electrical Problems and How to Avoid Them

In this blog post, we’ll show you some of the more common electrical problems and how to avoid them. Winter brings not only colder temperatures but potential problems with the electrics. Just like humans suffer in the cold, the electrics suffer also. It’s tempting to wait until an electrical component breaks to do a maintenance

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The Guide to Outdoor Lighting in Vancouver

Do you need outdoor lighting but are not quite sure which is best for your Vancouver property? This guide includes all the information you need to choose the best lights for your home or business. Outdoor lighting does more than illuminate a space, it gives you security, increases safety, enables the use of the garden

How Electricians Help Other Trades Make More Money

An electrical contractor is a versatile profession that can help other trades do their jobs better, more efficiently and, as a result, can help other industries make more money. Many alternate trades resist subcontracting out to electricians to complete the electrical component of their job. They often try to do the electrical part themselves, but