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Electric Water Heaters – What You Should Know

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Hot, running water is a necessity in our modern-day world. In homes and other types of residential buildings, tank-type water heaters are the most common way of meeting that need. If your traditional gas water heater is coming close to its use-by date, or you’re just wanting a change, it may be the perfect time
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Measuring Your Energy Usage

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Many Albertans are spending more time at home, respecting the current recommended safety guidelines by working remotely, social distancing, and limiting their travel. An unexpected side effect of staying home as much as possible is a spike in energy usage. That spike leads to higher monthly bills, which can be a struggle to keep up
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Preparing Your Rental Property for New Tenants

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Maybe you’ve been running a rental property for years, or maybe you’ve just become a landlord. Either way, getting your space ready for the next renter is vital to the success of your investment and the safety of your tenant. Here are some of the most important areas to pay attention to when preparing your
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Accessibility Updates Your Electrician Can Provide

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Over 350,000 Albertans have some sort of disability, with mobility and dexterity challenges making up the vast majority of that number. For people living with these challenges, accessibility is key to their health, safety, and comfort. In addition to ramps, modified furniture, or even widened doorways, there are some lesser-known electrical updates that can significantly
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Commercial Lighting Trends

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2020 has been an intense year for everyone. Now that the Alberta government’s plan to relaunch the economy is rolling, many businesses are re-evaluating their set-up. From safety protocols to sales strategies, the pandemic has given all of us a fresh new look at how things are running. Many commercial businesses are taking this time
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How Malfunctioning Appliances Cause Damage to Your Electrical System

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As technology progresses, modern homes have come to depend more and more on electrical appliances. From cooking to food storage, clothes washing to HVAC, these units are integral to our daily lives. Their constant use makes it necessary to maintain or even replace them every once in a while. Neglecting to do so could cause
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Home Safety Technology

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Many of our clients are interested in finding different ways to enhance safety and security in their homes. With advancements in technology, there are now a plethora of devices available on the market designed to do just that. Here are some of the most popular and useful electronics made to keep your home safe and
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Electrical Safety as a Pet Owner

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Many pet owners see their furry, feathered, or scaled companions as important members of the family. Especially now, in a time where social interaction must be kept to a minimum, our pets can be our saving grace. They have the capability to keep us entertained, motivated, and always on our toes. Keeping these creatures safe
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Electrical Tips for Safety in Your Bathroom

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Wet surfaces are excellent conductors, even turning off a light switch with wet hands can be enough to interrupt the circuit and send an electrical current through your body. With this in mind, it follows that the risk of electrical injury increases exponentially near a water source. Coincidentally, areas in your home with water and
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Getting the Most from Your Home Inspection

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If you’re putting your home up for sale, there’s a good chance that prospective buyers will add a home inspection clause to their agreement. This is to ensure that important elements of the home are in good repair and for the buyer to get a better picture of what they are signing up for. In
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