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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…

What is the Difference Between a Fuse Box and Circuit Breaker?

In every building that uses electrical circuits, there is a system in place that shuts off the power flowing through a circuit in the event of an overload. The two systems used to do this in most homes and businesses are fuses and circuit breakers. At Expert Electric, we know that it is important to…

The Importance of Whole Home Surge Protection

Whether you have an older electrical system or one that was recently installed, it is important to protect your home from power surges. Power surges can slowly deteriorate and eventually fry your electronic devices, creating major issues that cost you money. At Expert Electric, we realize the importance of whole home surge protection, which is…

What You Need to Know About LED Lighting

At Expert Electric, we always encourage people to implement electrical systems that will save on power consumption and last as long as possible. One of the most common and simplest advancements in electrical technology that has been gaining popularity is the LED light. LED lighting is better for the environment than conventional lights and they…

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…

Christmas Holiday Electrical Safety Reminders – Expert Electric

Christmas is just around the corner and, with all of the joy that comes with decorating and preparing for the holiday season, it can be easy to forget about some of the safety standards that would not be overlooked at any other time of year. The parties, decorations, food, family, friends, and fun can often…

What to Do if a Circuit Breaker will not Reset

If you have ever been the victim of a circuit breaker that will not stay set in the “on” position, you are not alone. Many people experience this problem and there are a variety of reasons that this can occur. In order to know what to do if a circuit breaker will not reset, it…

Reasons to Invest in Electric Heating for Your Home

As the days get colder in British Columbia’s Lower Mainland, it is useful to know the benefits of electric heating. There are many reasons to invest in electric heating for your home, and many different methods to incorporate this type of internal climate control into a house. At Expert Electric, we have years of experience…

Common Causes of a Tripped Circuit

There are a variety of causes that could trigger a circuit breaker. Some of these causes are fairly harmless but others could be putting your home in danger. For this reason, it is important to know the common causes of a tripped circuit. At Expert Electric, our team of fully licensed and experienced electricians are…

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