The Main Signs of Serious Electrical Problems in Your Home

Scorched electrical outlet which is a sign of electrical code violation

Although electricity is one of the most useful inventions ever conceived, it still can be dangerous. Electrical code violations and other issues in your home can not only damage your home systems but can even be fatal if left unchecked. Even though most of your home’s electrical systems are tucked away behind the walls and […]

Essential Tips for Landscape Lighting

Pathway lit from landscape lighting services

If you want to enjoy being out in your yard later in the evening during the summer, landscape lighting is a perfect choice. However, unlike indoor lighting, a little goes a long way. You don’t need to install floodlights in your yard to get the amount of light you desire. If you need it, landscape […]

How to Protect Your Home From Lightning Damage and Power Surges

Power surge protector to protect against lightning damage

Lightning damage and power surges while not overly common occurrences (depending on where you live) are nonetheless devastating when they do happen. They can fry some of your most expensive electronics and require costly repairs. Computers can be especially vulnerable as these surges can make recovering your data impossible. Here are a few ways to […]

The Most Common Electrical Code Violations That Are Easily Missed

Electrician fixing electrical code violations

While electricity is a wonderful thing, it can also be one of the most dangerous in your home if your electrical systems are set up incorrectly. As such, it’s crucial to fix electrical code violations as soon as possible if you find any. We break down some of the most common electrical code violations below. […]

How to Trace a Wire With No Power

Tracing a wire without any power at home

While hammering holes in the wall is an effective way to find wires, it’s not so effective for your home repair budget. There is good news though: there are easy methods of tracing wire in your home so you don’t have to turn your walls into swiss cheese to find them. What if the power […]

How to Read an Electric Meter in BC  

Electric meter in BC for apartment complex

Although it might seem like your electric meter can only be read by an electrician, you can actually read it easily as well. A couple of years ago, BC Hydro switched from dial displays to the new smart meters which makes it easier to actually read what’s on your digital meter. So, learning how to read an electric meter is actually much easier […]

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