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Electrical Service Calls

Electrical Service Calls – Greater Vancouver Area: Electrical Soup for the Homeowners Soul Looking for an experienced electrician to handle your electrical service calls in Greater Vancouver? In this article, we go through everything you need to know about calling an electrician to help you out with your electrical problems and what to expect from

Reasons You Should Replace Your Outlet and Switches

In this blog post, we are going to talk to you about why and when you should replace your electrical switches and plug outlets. Most people take for granted the electrical switches and outlets in their home until one doesn’t work. These simple electrical components can quickly become a hazard if not inspected regularly frequently

Top Causes Of Home Fires In Vancouver

House fires in Vancouver are a threat to your family’s safety which is why it’s important to always be prepared and aware of the risks around you. In Canada, there are over 24,000 house fires a year that result on average 400 deaths and over 3,000 injuries. Since the start of the pandemic, more people

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

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

Top Five Reasons Why Your Lights Flicker

If you notice your lights flickering from time to time, there are several steps you can take to diagnose and fix the problem. But the challenge is knowing what’s causing the faulty lighting in the first place because you could inadvertently make the issue worse if you try the wrong repairs. At worst, flickering lights

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

How An Electrician Can Help Property Managers

In this case study, we are going to showcase how PTX Electric can help property managers by making their job easier with efficient and timely electrical service. This was a job with one of the local property managers, Metropolitan Property Management with its office in Surrey. While most property managers look at electricians as an