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Many older homes have outdated electrical systems that are no longer installed in new homes due to updated electrical codes and standards. While some of these are extremely dangerous and should be replaced as soon as possible, others are simply outdated and can continue to be used.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

What is Included in an Electrical Insurance Inspection?

If you are trying to get insurance for your home or business, it is likely that your insurance broker is going to require an electrical inspection to be done. During an insurance inspection, a licensed electrician will come to your property and go through a lengthy checklist of items to ensure that the building’s electrical…

When to Update Your Home’s Electrical Panel

The electrical panel is often referred to as the brain of the home’s electrical system because it is the centre of all electrical activity. It dispenses power through each of the home’s circuits and works to ensure that power is automatically shut off to any interior wires that get overloaded in order to prevent electrical…

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…

Design Ideas for Office Lighting

Office lighting is well known for being a bit depressing, but this does not need to be the case. While fluorescent lights have been a mainstay of office lighting setups for many years, there are more options available that can be used to liven up an office space. Whether you are doing a tenant improvement…

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…

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