Most Dangerous Home Electrical Hazards

These are eight of the most dangerous electrical hazards that can be observed in a home:   1. Poor Wiring and Defective Electric Wires:   Good quality wiring that conforms to safety standards is very important for safety. Bad wiring can increase the chances of fires, power surges, and other serious consequences. For this reason, it’s always best to avoid do-it-yourself electrical work and get professional electricians to perform Most... Read More

Why Upgrade Your Home's Electrical Wiring

New electronic equipment, such as televisions, surround sound systems and computers to name a few, are no longer manufactured to handle old-fashioned electricity systems. Modern appliances like energy efficient refrigerators, washers, dryers and dishwashers also require an adequate electrical supply with up-to-date wiring and proper connectivity with an electrical panel. Many people who live in homes built before 1980 have an electrical system that... Read More

Free Ceiling Fan Installation

  To Enter go to: http://www.facebook.com/wirechiefelectric End Date: Aug 12,2013 Method of Entry: Simple entry form on Facebook business page. No. of winners: 1 Prize: 1 Free Ceiling Fan Installation NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Open to legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of 19 at the time of entry. Only to be installed in the following service areas: Vancouver, North Vancouver, New... Read More

Choosing The Right Floor Lamps And Lighting Fixtures For Your Home

Lighting is a significant interior design feature that every homeowner must consider. It helps highlight decorative pieces, influences mood, and greatly improves the aesthetic appeal of a house. However, sufficient lighting is not just necessary in making a house look attractive – it is also needed to make a home safe for all its habitants. Ample lighting not only helps you walk and move around the different rooms in the... Read More

Electrical Considerations for a Computer Network

When you are using more than one computer in one area, whether it is at home or at work, it is a good idea to have a network created for them. The following is a brief look at some of the most important electrical considerations. Think ahead Whether you are designing out your computer network for home or at the office, for your network to be efficient for as long as possible it is important that you are thinking ahead in relation to its electrical... Read More

When Do You Need an Electrical Panel Upgrade?

Most homeowners are pretty familiar with their breaker panels or fuse boxes. In the event of a power problem in one area of the house, this is the first place to check. However, How do you know when your panel needs to be upgraded? How can you know what size panel you need, how many breakers should be inside and how many circuits your home demands to function properly? If you have performed a renovation lately , or have been having problems with your... Read More

The Benefits of Having your Electrical Panel Inspected

One thing that many homeowners tend to forget about when they are planning to make renovations to their home is ensuring that after their home is renovated, they have sufficient electrical outlets. This often means that their homes may require rewiring. It is important to remember whenever you are considering making any additions or subtractions to your home that you hire a certified electrician to upgrade your panel service to make sure that your... Read More

5 Residential Uses for LED Strip Lighting

LED strip lighting is a very versatile and creative way of adding light to an interior design. It has long been used by interior designers for businesses and hotels and now it’s available for home use too. The strip lighting comes in lengths or as a long roll, with the individual LEDs mounted on very flexible tape. It can be cut at intervals, which makes it very easy to fit into smaller spaces. This flexibility allows for an infinite number... Read More

Outdoor Lighting Ideas

In the grip of winter, when the air is freezing and crisp, and there is snow everywhere, you usually spend a lot more time indoors than out. Yet before you know it, spring will thaw out from the cold, and then summer will be just around the corner, knocking on your door. But before those hotter days come, and you start spending more time outside, you might want to think about some new landscape lighting ideas to spruce up your outdoor areas during... Read More

Types and Sizes of Kitchen Extractor Fans

If you are having a brand new kitchen put in, it’s likely you will be putting in a new kitchen extractor fan, and this article walks you through all you need to know about which size and type of fan to choose. In this article we will not be talking about cooker extractor hoods, which is an entirely different thing (generally these are rectangular items above your kitchen’s cooker or oven.There are plenty of kitchen... Read More

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