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Expert Electric Blog - Residential Electricity

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Many older homes have outdated electrical systems that are no longer installed in new homes due to updated electrical codes and standards. While some of these are extremely dangerous and should be replaced as soon as possible, others are simply outdated and can continue to be used.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

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…

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…

Dedicated Computer Circuits for Home Offices

A staple of any modern office is a good computer system. Whether you use the computer for managing all aspects of your business or simple communications every once in a while, it is usually a central aspect of any home office setup. In many cases, it can be important to have a dedicated computer circuit…

How to Install a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

A bathroom is a place full of moisture and humidity. If this moisture is allowed to sit in the air for too long without being vented it can cause damage to the structure of your home, as moisture may enable the growth of mould and mildew in windowsills and throughout drywall. For this reason, every…

The Benefits of Different Types of Specialty Outlets

Electrical outlets are everywhere, and most people seldom consider them; however, there are many different types of outlets that are used to supply electricity to all kinds of devices and each type of outlet offers different benefits. At Expert Electric, we know that the variety of electrical outlets that should be used for a particular…

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….

5 Kitchen Lighting Design Ideas

Whether you are completely redesigning your kitchen or you are simply trying to get a little bit more light where you prepare your food, it is useful to get design ideas for how to change up your kitchen lighting from experienced lighting design and installation professionals. At Expert Electric, we are always ready to offer…

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