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How a Home Electrical System Works

We use electricity everyday of our lives; powering our televisions, lights, and appliances. While these may seem easy enough to turn on with one click of a button, the steps that go into powering these things can be complex. Here is a look at the systems that go into powering your home. The Home Electrical…

What Is Radiant Floor Heating and How Does it Work?

What is Radiant Floor Heating and what are the advantages of it?? We get asked that often. Radiant floor heating is the best heating system a house can have and one that you don’t realize it is there! Just imagine: no radiators clanking in the night and no vents whooshing like a jet preparing for…

Indoor Electrical Safety Checklist

Electricity is among one of the many things we have come to take for granted over the years. It is important to recognize that many of our every day activities could potentially be dangerous and may result in a fire or injury. It is recommended to have your home inspected by a professional on a…

Extension Cord Safety

If you are like most families, you probably have an extension cord – if not multiples – around your house. But did you know that these are among the most dangerous electrical appliances in your home? If not used properly or cared for appropriately, an extension cord could be the cause of fatal injuries, electrocutions,…

All About Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI)

Since 1980, the GFCI building code requirements have expanded. Previously only used on construction sites, GFCI’s are now required in many different rooms of your home, especially those with moisture – washrooms, kitchens, pool areas, etc.