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Expert Electric Blog - Residential Electricity

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…

Outdoor Home Lighting Tips

If you are planning out the lighting setup for the exterior of your home, there are some important outdoor home lighting tips that you should keep in mind in order to maximize the efficiency of the lights you use, make your space more enjoyable, and spend less money in the long run. At Expert Electric,…

Changing a Light Switch to a Dimmer Switch

Dimmer switches can be a great way to control the lighting in your home to optimize it for various situations, such as parties, movie nights, romantic evenings, or simple daily preferences. Even though the task can be performed by a homeowner with experience in minor electrical alterations, changing a light switch to a dimmer switch…

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…

Lighting Installation Ideas for 2020

Getting the right lighting in your home can make a big difference in its overall look and feel. Different types of light fixtures can provide different kinds of light to a room and the way that the light fixture looks can change its style. For this reason, it is important to ensure that you pick…

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