Expert Electric Blog - Electrical Safety

How to Reset Your Home’s Breaker

At Expert Electric, we know that blowing a fuse or tripping a circuit breaker is a relatively common issue. That is why our team of licensed electricians have put together some simple instructions on how to reset your home’s breaker that will not only help you restore power but will also keep you safe in…

Electrical Safety Tips for Kids

As every parent knows, kids are curious by nature, and sometimes it can be difficult to keep kids away for things that they should not be playing with. At Expert Electric, we want to make sure that your kids are safe around anything and everything electric. That’s why the licensed electricians at Expert Electric want…

Electrical Safety Tips for Spring

Even though it may not quite feel like it in the Lower Mainland, Spring has officially arrived. Each season, the licensed electricians at Expert Electric like to pass along some general electrical safety tips to keep everyone safe around electrical equipment and wiring. As Spring rolls in, the sunshine comes out and people tend to spend…

How to Prepare for Power Outages and Power Failures

With many parts of British Columbia receiving record breaking amounts of snow and extreme weather conditions this winter, it is important to review some proper power outage protocol and safety measures. Although most power outages only last a few hours, it is always important to be properly prepared for outages lasting longer. The licensed electricians…

Standby Emergency Generator Installations

As expected this year, the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland’s Winter has lived up to the hype. With arctic outflow warnings and extremely strong winds on the horizon, the likelihood of power outages occurring has increased tenfold. One of the best solutions to the threat of power outages is a standby emergency generator installation. The…

Winter Safety Tips

As you have likely noticed, Winter is well on its way in the Greater Vancouver area and Lower Mainland. With heavy snowfall and stormy weather predicted for this upcoming Winter season, it’s important for residents in these areas to brush up on all electrical safety procedures and best practices. The licensed electricians at Expert Electric…

Outdoor Electrical Safety

As we transition into Fall and Winter, there will be plenty of new outdoor activities for everyone to enjoy. It is important to remember that, there will also be new challenges associated with outdoor electrical safety. The piling of up leaves and falling of snow can create unpredictable electrical hazards around the home. Keeping safe…

Fall Safety Tips

The days are getting shorter, the leaves are piling up higher and there’s a hint of pumpkin spice in the air. This can mean only one thing – Fall is near. This change in weather patterns and temperature will undoubtedly bring new challenges to electrical safety around the household. In order to stay safe and…

5 Tips on Hot Tub Safety and Electrical Requirements

Summer is in full swing which means you’re likely spending more time in a hot tub. If you don’t currently own a hot tub but are considering getting one in the near future, there are some important things to consider before purchasing. It’s a no brainer that water and electricity don’t mix; therefore, adhering to…

Electrical Transformers: What You Need to Know

What is an electrical transformer? Well, chances are you’ve seen one before, possibly without knowing it. They come in all shapes and sizes and there’s likely one in your neighbourhood or possibly even in your toy train set. And no, we’re not referring to any type of extraterrestrial robot. Larger ones are usually grouped together…

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