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Expert Electric Blog - Electrical Tips

How to Troubleshoot Fluorescent Lights

Fluorescent lights are a great way to get a lot of long-lasting light into a space, but they can also be a major hassle. Fixing them requires extra steps, they are harder to install than regular fixtures, there are often multiple explanations for problems, and even disposing of burnt out light tubes requires extra care….

Reducing Your Summer Electrical Bill

The coming of summer brings excitement for many people. All of the warm weather and sunshine allows us to spend more time outside and soak up some Vitamin D, but the heat of summer can also mean that money is spent on unnecessary electrical bills for many people. With summer and warm weather just around…

How to Deal With Too Little Light in a Master Bedroom

With many master bedrooms, it is a common design trend to not feature overhead lighting or any other integrated lighting system and to instead rely on floor lamps or bedside table lamps. While this trend lends itself to a simple, moody aesthetic, it can also make the room darker than many people want their bedroom…

Home Office Electrical Setup Tips

Whether you are starting your own business or your workplace allows you to work from home, having an optimized home office set up can help to ensure that you remain productive and efficient. Setting up your own home office can be challenging without the right electrical outfit, so we, at Expert Electric, are happy to…

Licensed Electrician Tips: Home Electrical Safety for Winter

Although the winters that we get in BC’s lower mainland do not compare to those seen throughout the rest of Canada, the season still comes with difficulties and hazards. Between significant rainfall, ice, and the occasional wind or snowstorm, winter brings weather that can create further dangers in the form of electrical hazards. At Expert…

Christmas Holiday Electrical Safety Reminders – Expert Electric

Christmas is just around the corner and, with all of the joy that comes with decorating and preparing for the holiday season, it can be easy to forget about some of the safety standards that would not be overlooked at any other time of year. The parties, decorations, food, family, friends, and fun can often…

Common Causes of a Tripped Circuit

There are a variety of causes that could trigger a circuit breaker. Some of these causes are fairly harmless but others could be putting your home in danger. For this reason, it is important to know the common causes of a tripped circuit. At Expert Electric, our team of fully licensed and experienced electricians are…

Electrical Tips for Setting Up an Awesome Entertainment Centre

Whether you are enjoying a movie, listening to music, or catching the game, having a great entertainment centre setup is an excellent way to relax and enjoy life. In order to properly enjoy your media centre, there are some tricks that can be employed that will help to keep your mess of cords organized, protect…

Can I Install My Own New Light Fixtures?

As with any job that needs to be done that relates to electrical work, light fixture installations should only be performed by confident, experienced individuals. In many cases, the wiring system involved with installing a light fixture can be complicated and the fixture may need structural support. For this reason, if you ever need to…

Should I Upgrade My Electrical Panel?

Although many aspects of older homes can be kept in operational condition through regular upkeep and maintenance, electrical systems are not among them. Years of use can make electrical systems unstable and a danger to your home, so old systems should be updated to meet modern standards. At Expert Electric, we often get asked the…

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