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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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How to Boost Your Energy Savings

How to Boost Your Energy Savings - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

In this day and age, homeowners are getting more savvy when it comes to energy savings. Contrary to popular belief, however, you don’t need to cut corners in order to cut costs. Just follow these simple tips to keep your bills low and your energy efficiency high.   Buy Certified Appliances Households with Energy Star
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What to Look For in an Electrical Contractor

What to Look For in an Electrical Contractor - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

If you are browsing Google for an electrical contractor, the lists can become overwhelming. Here are a few questions you should be asking to help you narrow down your search and find the contractor that is the perfect fit for your project:   What do other people have to say? Any company you look into
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How the Name 4-Stars Came About

How the Name 4-Stars Came About - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

There are a lot of electricians out there, so why choose 4 Star Electric Ltd. as your electrical contractor? Unlike other companies, we hold family and community at the core of our business. Ever since we opened our doors we have strived to serve Calgary and area just like we would our own flesh and
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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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