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Security via Outdoor Lighting

Security via Outdoor Lighting - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

Outdoor lighting is an excellent way to highlight the features of your yard, but did you know that it can also offer a security “blanket” for your home? Bright lights will deter would-be thieves, as it makes it difficult to conduct their work without being spotted. Here are some tips on what to look for
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Why Count on Experts for Smoke & CO Detector Installation

Why Count on Experts for Smoke & CO Detector Installation - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

Whether you are looking at fire and carbon monoxide protection for your home or commercial business, there are some best practices that apply to every building, regardless of use. One of these is having a professional electrician, or team of electricians, install your smoke and CO detectors. Amateur installation may seem like a tempting option,
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Best Practice for Testing Smoke & CO Detectors

Best Practice for Testing Smoke & CO Detectors - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

Thousands of fires occur in Alberta every year. Our homes, schools, businesses, and industrial plants are all subject to this danger if the proper care isn’t taken. Unfortunately, two of the most important safety devices are often two of the most forgotten. We are, of course, referring to smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. In
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Should You Switch to LED Lighting?

Should You Switch to LED Lighting? - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

Whether you own a business or you’re running a household, you will need to make a few decisions about your lighting. One of these choices is whether or not to switch to LED lighting. LEDs are quickly gaining in popularity, but is it really worth your dime to give them a try? In this week’s
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Setting Up Your Outdoor Lighting for the Summer

Setting Up Your Outdoor Lighting for the Summer - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

Summer is finally here. The snow has melted and the outdoors are calling. We all enjoy summer a bit differently, but if you would rather create your own personal oasis than buy overpriced beer on a restaurant patio, then this article is for you! We’ve outlined everything you need to get started on your very
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What Are Ground Fault Interrupters?

What Are Ground Fault Interrupters? - 4-Star Electric - Electricians Calgary

Electrical usage will always come with some sort of risk. One of these risks is a ground fault. This occurs when there is a break in the low-resistance grounding path from an electrical system. When this happens, the electrical current may take an alternative path to the ground through the user. As you can well
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Find Us Outside of Calgary Too!

Find Us Outside of Calgary Too! - 4-Star Electric - Electricians Calgary

Alberta may be a big province, but everywhere within it holds onto those small town values. Hard work, community, and integrity seem to run through our veins regardless of what region we call home. That’s why we love doing electrical contract work all over Southern Alberta. While much of our work centers around Calgary, we
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Consumer Choice Award

Consumer Choice Award - 4-Star Electric - Electricians Calgary

This year marks 30 years of being in business. That’s 30 years of delivering on-time, efficient customer service to Calgary and surrounding areas. Over the years, our commitment to excellence has been recognized in our beloved community time and time again. We are no strangers to accolades when it comes to our business.   Recognizing
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Get Your Deck Lighting Ready this Spring!

Get Your Deck Lighting Ready this Spring! - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

One of the best parts of the warmer weather is being able to enjoy it outdoors. If you’re anything like us, you’re already chomping at the bit when it comes to cleaning up the backyard and getting it ready for the inevitable summer barbeque parties. Maybe you’re planning a complete renovation, or maybe you’re just
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What Separates a Qualified Electrician from DIY “Experts”?

What Separates a Qualified Electrician from DIY "Experts"? - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

Youtube can be an incredible resource when it comes to learning new recipes, makeup tutorials, and enjoying hilarious cat videos. However, its usefulness tends to run out when it comes to electrical work. Here’s why anything beyond changing a light bulb should be left to the experts.   Understanding the Whole The thing with electrical
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