2 Bad Smells Coming From Your Electrical Panel

2 Bad Smells Coming From Your Electrical Panel

If you notice an unpleasant odour coming from your electrical panel, never ignore it. Not just an aesthetic problem, a bad-smelling electrical box is frequently a red flag signalling something seriously wrong. Investigate as quickly as possible to avoid an electrical fire in your home. And even if you don’t smell anything unusual right now, […]

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6 Hot Tub Issues To Inspect When Your Circuit Breaker Keeps Tripping

6 Hot Tub Issues To Inspect When Your Circuit Breaker Keeps Tripping

Your backyard hot tub is the perfect place to relax… except when it keeps tripping the GFCI circuit breaker! These breaker trips are more than a nuisance; they could be signalling danger. Water and electricity (especially malfunctioning electricity) are a potentially hazardous combination. If your circuit breaker continually trips, check for the 6 issues listed […]

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How Does An AFCI Work & Protect My Calgary Home?

How Does An AFCI Work & Protect My Calgary Home?

As a Calgary homeowner, you may have heard that you need to upgrade your electrical service by having AFCIs installed. This could be to solve a specific problem, such as a breaker that keeps tripping or enhancing your electrical safety in general. Of course, you want to do what’s necessary to protect your home and […]

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Is Aluminum Wiring Safe In An Alberta Home?

Is Aluminum Wiring Safe In An Alberta Home?

If your home was wired with aluminum rather than copper, beware! Aluminum electrical wiring, installed in many Alberta homes a half-century ago, is hazardous. It puts you and your family at risk of a house fire… and the danger does not disappear as the years go by. Find out why aluminum wiring is not safe […]

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Do Electricians Need A License In Calgary?

Do Electricians Need A License In Calgary?

Are you planning to hire someone to work on your home’s electrical system? If so, you may be wondering whether electricians need a license in Calgary. Or maybe you’d like to try your hand at a little electrical DIY. In answer to your question, electricians definitely do need a license in Calgary. Licensing is proof […]

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9 Common Home Electrical Mistakes

9 Common Home Electrical Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make

Doing it yourself (DIY) is often a great way to fix up your house and add value to one of the largest investments you will ever make. However, amateur electrical projects are a completely different story. Here’s a list of common home electrical mistakes made by well-meaning do-it-yourselfers. Unfortunately, these errors don’t just endanger your […]

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