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Get Licensed Electricians for Commercial Work

Get Licensed Electricians for Commercial Work - 4 Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

Whether your business requires a complete overhaul or a few simpler installations, don’t take your chances with a DIY electrician. Sure, Steve from Accounting may have watched a few YouTube videos on electrical wiring, but that won’t make him an expert. Here are a few reasons why you should call in licensed electricians for your
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Electrical Safety Advice with Children

Electrical Safety Advice with Children - 4 Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

Technology and electronic devices are a major component in our lives, and even more so for our children. From birth to the time they move out of our homes and beyond, our kids will be in nearly constant contact with electricity and electrical sources. It is important that we keep them safe while they are
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Disposing of Outdated Electronics

Disposing of Outdated Electronics - 4-Star Electric - Calgary Electricians

In the wake of the IPCC’s harrowing report on the severity of climate change and their subsequent call to action, many people are searching for ways to implement greener practices in their day-to-day lives. While most municipalities have programs for recycling paper and plastic, or safely disposing of harmful chemicals, did you know that there
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Common Wiring Issues in Old Homes: 1960s-1980s

Common Wiring Issues in Old Homes: 1960s-1980s - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

In our last article, we discussed common wiring issues in homes from the first half of the twentieth century. Today we are going to explore homes built in the latter half. The 1960s and 1970s brought about massive changes. As our way of living began to shift, our needs for electricity became greater. As a
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Common Wiring Issues in Old Homes: 1900s-1950s

Common Wiring Issues in Old Homes: 1900s-1950s - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

The style and character of older homes can be incredibly endearing. Besides this, the price tag on older houses can help make homeownership more plausible. Living in these houses can be a rewarding experience, but it does come with some considerations. Electrical wiring in the early 1900s was very different from the wiring we need
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Electrical Safety During Thanksgiving

Electrical Safety During Thanksgiving - 4 Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

Here in Alberta, we love our Turkey Day. This is when we brave the cold so that we can come together with our loved ones and celebrate over a feast. There’s just something about mashed potatoes with cranberry sauce that warms our hearts and helps us appreciate the company we keep. However, all of this merrymaking
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Creative Lighting Solutions at Home

Creative Lighting Solutions at Home - 4-Star Electric - Calgary Electricians

Changing up your light fixtures can be one of the simplest tasks which results in the biggest payoff. Not only will new fixtures illuminate the space, but they add an extra layer of design to complement your already beautiful home. The reality is that your home is full of fixtures, so why not get creative
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Electrical Considerations When Renovating

Electrical Considerations When Renovating - 4-Star Electric - Electricians in Calgary

Renovations are a great way to get a fresh space without going through the stress of moving to a new home. In fact, 2017 saw Canadian homeowners spend $72.7 billion on home renovations and repairs, up $1.5 billion from 2016. Electricity, like flooring, is something that runs through every room of your house. If you
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Being Aware of Electrical Regulations

Being Aware of Electrical Regulations - 4-Star Electric - Calgary Electricians

Electrical components and systems play a huge role in our day-to-day lives. From our air conditioning to our lighting, much of our modern lives depends on the convenience of electricity. While these systems make our homes and businesses more comfortable and safe, they also have the potential to cause irreparable damage. That’s why there are
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Why Am I Tripping Circuit Breakers In My Home?

Why Am I Tripping Circuit Breakers In My Home? - 4-Star Electric - Electricians Calgary

When your circuit breakers keep getting tripped, it can be a sign of a much larger issue than just temporary loss of power. If you find that this is a common occurrence in your home, it is time to call in the professionals. A well maintained electrical system is key to the safety of your
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