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Tips for Kitchen Electrical Safety

Kitchens are busy areas of the home that can be a prime location for accidents and electrical hazards. With a variety of small and large appliances in use alongside potential water and food waste, electrical safety in the kitchen is highly important. To help you stay safe while cooking or entertaining in your kitchen, the…

Do Air Conditioners Need a Dedicated Circuit?

Many homes utilize an air conditioner when temperatures start to rise. Air conditioners are available in a range of sizes and capacities to suit the needs of different homes and buildings. Some are smaller and portable while others are mounted to a wall or connected to a central system. Though smaller units can be used…

Warning Signs of Electrical Fires

Electrical fires can be a devastating and unexpected emergency for any home or commercial building. The electrical wires in any building may start a fire through a process known as “arcing”. Arcing occurs when a current jumps across a gap or break in the circuit, causing sparks and heat. If the conditions are right, these…

How to Prepare for an Electrical Insurance Inspection

When trying to get an insurance policy, many people are required to receive electrical inspections in order to proceed. Although plenty of people worry over these inspections, the right company can complete an inspection in a very short amount of time with very little intrusion into your life and property. At Expert Electric, our electrical…

Why Do My Lights Flicker?

Flickering lights are a common occurrence, especially in older homes; however, the fact that this is a common occurrence should not prevent you from seeking the aid of a licensed electrician. Lights can flicker for a variety of reasons, and an electrician can help you get to the bottom of the problem and keep your…

Should Fuse Boxes Be Replaced?

Many older homes have outdated electrical systems that are no longer installed in new homes due to updated electrical codes and standards. While some of these are extremely dangerous and should be replaced as soon as possible, others are simply outdated and can continue to be used. At Expert Electric, one of the questions we…

What is Included in an Electrical Insurance Inspection?

If you are trying to get insurance for your home or business, it is likely that your insurance broker is going to require an electrical inspection to be done. During an insurance inspection, a licensed electrician will come to your property and go through a lengthy checklist of items to ensure that the building’s electrical…

When to Update Your Home’s Electrical Panel

The electrical panel is often referred to as the brain of the home’s electrical system because it is the centre of all electrical activity. It dispenses power through each of the home’s circuits and works to ensure that power is automatically shut off to any interior wires that get overloaded in order to prevent electrical…

Why is My Electrical Bill So High?

There are many reasons that you may be seeing a steep increase in your electricity bill’s price. If you feel like your electrical bill is too high, it is important to know some of the reasons and whether or not your problems could be preventable. At Expert Electric, our team of licensed electricians can help…

How to Get Spa Lighting in Your Bathroom

There is a growing trend with home designers to make bathrooms look and feel more like spas. Having a spa-like ambience in your bathroom can help give you a place to relax and enjoy life. A bathroom can be much more than a strictly utilitarian space with the right lighting and other design features. If…

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