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5 Commonly Asked Electrical Questions

At Expert Electric, we want to make sure that our clients have as much information about the work that we do as possible, so that they can make better choices regarding the safety and quality of their homes. Answering questions is never a hassle, but we always want to make sure that information that could…

What to Look for When Hiring an Electrician

If any kind of electrical work needs to be done in your home, it is important to know what to look for when hiring an electrician. Even if the job looks like it might be simple to perform, it is always worth consulting a licensed electrician to ensure that the job does not go awry….

How Much Does It Cost to Update Electrical Wiring in an Old House?

When it comes to home electrical systems, it is always better to be safe than sorry. If you live in an old house, it is worth looking into whether or not you might need to replace your wiring in order to protect your home. At Expert Electric, we know how much it costs to update…

What to Do When a Transformer Blows

Transformers are important components to modern urban and suburban electrical setups, and they can be found in just about every North American neighbourhood. When they fail, it can result in a large explosion that has a potentially dangerous aftermath if handled improperly, which is why it is important to know what to do when a…

What is the Difference Between Low-Voltage and Line-Voltage?

As energy-efficient lighting options have emerged and continued to gain traction in homes and businesses throughout the world, interest in low voltage lighting configurations has been steadily increasing. For this reason, it can be helpful to know the difference between low-voltage and line-voltage lighting. The licensed and experienced electricians at Expert Electric are familiar with…

Knowing When it is Time to Upgrade Your Home’s Electrical System

In many older homes, electrical systems do not get updated nearly as often as they should be. When an electrical system begins to age, it can become an inconvenience at best and a fire hazard at worst. For this reason, it is important to know when it is time to upgrade your home’s electrical system….

Repairing Your Electrical System After a Flood

Repairing your electrical system after a flood can be a dangerous and stressful ordeal. Although it is reasonable to want to have your home back to normal after a disaster, there are some steps that should be taken to ensure the safety of you and your family. At Expert Electric, we know the destruction that…

Smart Thermostats: How Do They Work?

Knowing how smart thermostats work can help you determine if they will be the best fit for your specific needs. At Expert Electric, we want to help you keep up with the latest electrical trends. That is why we offer a wide range of residential electrical services and commercial electrical services, including installing smart thermostats that…

5 Things to Consider When Buying a Bathroom Fan

These 5 things to consider when buying a bathroom fan can help you choose the ideal fan for you and your bathroom. At Expert Electric, we know that bathroom fans play an important role in providing a pleasing and relaxing bathroom experience. That is why our team of licensed electricians want to help you ensure that…

Electric Water Heater Energy Saving Tips

At Expert Electric, we know that water heaters can often get in the way for homeowners who are trying to cut down on their electric bill. This is because hot water heaters are designed to have hot water ready to go, whether you need it or not. If you are trying to cut down on…

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