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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

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

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

What Colour Temperature Lights Should I Use?

Lighting has the power to completely transform a space. From calm and cozy to bright and functional, the light’s colour temperature plays a crucial part in how we use light in our homes and workspaces. Not sure what the differences are between warm and cool lights, or which colour temperatures to choose? And what on

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10 Benefits of Hiring an Electrical Contractor for Your Factory

In this blog post we are going to give you the 10 Benefits of Hiring an Electrical Contractor for Your Factory Electricity is the lifeblood of your factory. Without it, not much would get done! To keep operations running smoothly, your power source needs to be managed efficiently and good practices adhered to. While it’s

How to Reduce Your Electricity Bill During a Heat Wave

In this blog post, you’ll learn how to reduce your electricity bill during a heatwave. In late June, a record-breaking heat dome hovered over most of British Columbia, Northern Alberta, Vancouver, and some parts of the Yukon and other Northwest Territories lasting for several days. Heat domes happen when strong ridges of high-pressure trap in