Expert Electric Blog - Power Outages

3 Reasons Why You Need a Backup Generator for Your Home

Power outages can cause a variety of issues within your home while disrupting your daily routine, especially if the outage lasts for several hours or days. While a detailed safety plan can help to mitigate the effects of a power outage, this may not be enough if you work from home or live in an…

Do You Need a Standby Generator for Your Business?

Sudden power outages can be devastating for all types of businesses. Whether you sell perishable food items or work in metal fabrication, a lack of power can result in financial loss through unplanned downtime and lost products. As leading providers of commercial electrical solutions such as electric generator services, the team at Expert Electric knows…

Power Outage Safety and Preparation Tips

Whether you live in an area with frequent power outages or a home that rarely loses power, it is equally important to be prepared. Having a detailed emergency plan, well-equipped emergency kit, and protection for your home can ensure that your family remains safe during an outage. As leading providers of residential electrical services, the…

What You Need to Know about Standby Generators

Power outages can be a nuisance during any season, and they are exceptionally common during winter in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland. At Expert Electric, we know that power outages often last longer than they should, sometimes leaving homes without power for days on end. Our experienced team of licensed electricians have been offering standby generator…

How Long do Power Outages Last?

Having a good idea of how long power outages last will help ensure that you are properly prepared for when the lights go out. At Expert Electric, we understand how important it is to not only properly prepare for a power outage but also to know what to do during a power outage. That is…

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…

Preparing for a Power Outage

Whether you live in an area prone to power outages or you are located on a reliable grid, it is incredibly important to prepare for a power outage before one happens. If you have emergency supplies on hand to deal with a power outage, you will be equipped to avoid emergency situations and be able…