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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9 Tips On How to Save Electricity During Christmas Holidays

In this post, we’ll give you 9 tips on how to save on electricity during the holidays. The holiday season brings with it happiness as we enjoy Christmas with our loved ones, family, and friends. However, notwithstanding the joyous atmosphere, it also brings about a lot of expenses, particularly a higher electric bill. You don’t

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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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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