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Residential Electric

Helpful Tips – All about GFCI outlets

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Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters or GFCIs are special electrical outlets designed to protect you. You’ll often find them close to water – in the bathroom, by the kitchen sink, in the garage or on the exterior of your home. GFCIs are specifically designed to for use in wet environments. This has to do with it’s design. A GFCI outlet constantly measures the current in both the black and white wires, and compares them. Any shift in either, and the outlet…

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Fall Electrical Safety Tips

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As the temperature begins to drop this autumn, people start readying themselves for the upcoming winter here in Eastern Canada. Away goes the lawnmower and whipper snipper, and out come the electrical heaters and blankets. We’ve put together some great tips to help you prepare for the colder months. When raking the yard, be sure to keep piles of leaves away from any outdoor outlets, lighting or power cords Check the condition of all summer equipment you are storing away…

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Helpful Tips – Label your Circuits!

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Whether you are a homeowner or just renting, you should always take the time to label your home’s circuits upon moving in. Then when the power suddenly cuts out, or you need to cut specific power for a project, you’ll be prepared! I even have a crude map taped to the inside of my fusebox, to show me where each area is. Room names change over the years – what was a rec room is now a bedroom, and the…

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Weclome to our BLOG!

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As some of you may have noticed, our website has recently undergone some changes. We’ve bolted into this century at warp speed, and now have a sleek, responsive new website courtesy of Richard Black of the local design and marketing firm, Rich Graphics. Part of this new site is the blog, where we intend to share tips, tricks, do’s and don’ts and other helpful information. Please come back to visit often, and subscribe to our RSS Feed to always keep…

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