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Importance of Winter Maintenance

Importance of Winter Maintenance - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

Spring is so close we can practically taste it. Even so, making it to the end of Daylight Savings doesn’t mean we are out of the winter woods yet. If you can’t remember the last time you’ve had electrical maintenance done, it’s time to pick up the phone and put a call in for an
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Award Winning Service for Calgary and Area

Award Winning Service for Calgary and Area - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

We work hard to ensure that our customers are getting the service and care they deserve. This means working with homeowners to find the best solutions for their lifestyle and budget. Thanks to our amazing community, this commitment to high quality work has been recognized by one of the leading homeowner review sites in Calgary:
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Two Prong vs Three Prong Outlets

Two Prong vs Three Prong Outlets - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

Did you know that 2019 marks 4 Star Electric’s 30th anniversary? That’s a lot of years serving our community here in Calgary. One of our favourite parts of the job over our time here is learning about our trade and sharing that with our valued customers. This week we are going to take a look
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Is Surge Protection a Good Investment?

Is Surge Protection a Good Investment? - 4-Star Electric - Electricians Calgary

Power surges are short bursts of electricity that can range from a few volts to a few hundred thousand. Lightning strikes, downed power lines, the sudden turning-on of high powered devices, and more can all lead to power surges. Surges themselves can vary from unnoticeable to disastrous, but they all leave their mark in some
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3 Ways to Save on Energy Consumption This Winter

3 Ways to Save on Energy Consumption This Winter - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

With the cold winter winds bearing down on us, it can be hard for Calgarians to keep the heat in without sending the monthly energy bill through the roof. We’re here to tell you that you can stay warm without having to empty out your wallet! Follow these simple tips from your friendly neighbourhood electricians
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Staying Safe and Warm with Electric Blankets

Staying Safe and Warm with Electric Blankets - 4-star Electric - Electricians Calgary

Electric blankets are a great way to reduce pain and increase circulation when sleeping. Especially with plummeting temperatures in January, there’s something so comforting about curling up in an already-warm bed to settle down for the night. While electrical blankets can be a great boon, they can cause severe damage if not used properly. Here’s
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Home Electrical Maintenance Considerations for 2019

Home Electrical Maintenance Considerations for 2019 - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

The New Year is finally here! For many of us this means living healthier, happier, and altogether taking advantage of this new calendar year. While you may be focused on your eating patterns and your workout plans, we ask you to consider a resolution that will be gentle on your wallet in the long run
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Beeping in the Night: What It Means When Your Alarm Goes Haywire

Beeping in the Night: What It Means When Your Alarm Goes Haywire - 4-Star Electric - Electricians Calgary

The cry of a smoke alarm can be the difference between life and death in cases of fire. We all know the distinct piercing howl that signals danger, but that’s not the only sound your alarm can make. Are you kept up at night by intermittent beeping coming from your alarm system when there is
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Putting Up Christmas Lights? Keep These Tips in Mind!

Putting Up Christmas Lights? Keep These Tips in Mind! - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

One of our favourite times of the year is Christmas, and what says Christmas more than bright, twinkling lights! If you love to decorate your home for all your neighbours to see, you know how much work it is to climb up on that ladder and string the lights. Here are some tips to make
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Does Your Home Need a Backup Generator?

Does Your Home Need a Backup Generator? - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

Living in the Great White North means living with some not-so-great temperatures. Summertime brings rolling brownouts and winter outages can be downright disastrous. This has a lot of our customers wondering if they should invest in a backup generator for their home. If you’re wondering the same thing, this article is for you!   What
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