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Expert Electric Blog - Electrical Tips

What to Look for When Choosing an Electrician

If you are in need of major electrical repairs or would like to upgrade various systems within your property, it can be difficult to determine which electricians are worth contacting. While there are many electricians available, it is crucial to assess multiple providers and determine which options stand above the rest. As a leading provider…

Everything You Need to Know About GFCI Outlets

Ground-fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) outlets are an essential element of every modern home as they help to minimize the risk of electrical shock and other electrical hazards. These units can be identified by the presence of a reset button or switch between the two outlets, making it easy to determine if you have them installed…

How to Reduce Electrical Costs for Your Home

There are many devices in your home that consume power throughout the day and increase your energy bill. While some energy costs are unavoidable, several steps can be taken to increase efficiency and cut costs without reducing comfort or livability. As leading providers of residential electrical services, the team at Expert Electric knows how detrimental…

Why Should You Hire a Licensed Electrician?

When it comes to commercial and residential electrical projects, it is rarely a good idea to choose the cheapest option to complete them. While it may be tempting to save money by hiring a hobbyist or experienced acquaintance, this can ultimately result in additional costs, safety risks, and a variety of other issues. As a…

Advantages of Smart Home Wiring

Smart wiring systems combine various types of wires that are commonly found within a typical home into a single platform. This unified platform allows homeowners to easily manage and control technology (security cameras, thermostats, lights, television, etc.) throughout their home with their phone. While many people view smart home wiring as a fad or passing…

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…