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Experiencing an electrical emergency? Don’t worry, help is on the way!

Experiencing an electrical emergency? Don’t worry, help is on the way!

If you don’t have a backup generator for your heating or air conditioning, losing power during the bitterly cold winter months or the hot summer may be a nuisance. Emergency assistance guarantees that you will always have service, even when it’s the busiest time of day or when it seems like nobody else is awake.

A Guide to Repairing Your Electric Floor Heating

A Guide to Repairing Your Electric Floor Heating

Electric floor heating is a great way to keep your feet warm and toasty in the winter. However, if your electric floor heating stops working, it can be a real pain. If you're having trouble with your electric floor heating, you may be tempted to try and repair it...

What You Need to Know About Upgrading to a USB Outlet

What You Need to Know About Upgrading to a USB Outlet

When charging your smartphone or tablet, it's much more convenient to have a USB outlet than a regular three-ponged outlet. USB outlets are easy and convenient to use, and can accommodate multiple devices. Instead of having multiple cables, extension cords and...

Here’s Why You Need an Exhaust Fan Timer

Here’s Why You Need an Exhaust Fan Timer

In a bathroom, exhaust fans serve a very important purpose - they remove excess moisture, odours and humidity from the bathroom, and prevent the formation of mold. Over time, your bathroom's exhaust fan will help to maintain your indoor air quality, and minimize the...

A Simple Guide to Re-Wiring Your Home

A Simple Guide to Re-Wiring Your Home

According to the National Fire Prevention Association, faulty wiring is the number one cause of house fires. If your home’s electrical system is outdated or undersized, it’s time to consider re-wiring.

What To Do When Your Circuit Breaker Keeps Tripping

What To Do When Your Circuit Breaker Keeps Tripping

Have you ever experienced a sudden loss of electricity in one part of your house, especially after plugging in an appliance? This is a common sign of an electrical problem in your home, and could point specifically to a circuit breaker tripping.

The Benefits of Good Lighting

The Benefits of Good Lighting

Having a good CRI is crucially important in various spaces, such as in art galleries and museums, but can also be incredibly important in a residential setting.

When Do You Need a Permit for Electrical Work?

When Do You Need a Permit for Electrical Work?

Whether you are looking to install solar panels, upgrade your electrical service, or install an electric vehicle charger, it is always advisable to make sure you are prepared.

When to Consider Getting an Energy Management System

When to Consider Getting an Energy Management System

Throughout the year, both residential and commercial buildings consume large amounts of energy, some of which may be used inefficiently. EMS provides a solution to energy inefficiency, providing users with information about their energy consumption, and allowing you to easily monitor and improve the energy consumption in your home.

Can Your Electrical System Support an EV Charger?

Can Your Electrical System Support an EV Charger?

For most electric vehicle owners, installing a home charging station is an essential step which can save time and money. In order to charge your electric vehicle at home, it’s important to determine whether your home electrical system can support an EV charger, and whether you should invest in a system upgrade.

What Is Bi-Directional Charging, and How Can It Benefit EV Owners?

What Is Bi-Directional Charging, and How Can It Benefit EV Owners?

Introducing the future of electric vehicle charging — bi-directional charging. Bi-directional charging is a brand new type of battery-storage technology which has been gaining popularity as more vehicle manufacturers such as Nissan and Mitsubishi have begun releasing new vehicles with bi-directional capabilities.

What You Need to Know About Charging Your Electric Vehicle at Home

What You Need to Know About Charging Your Electric Vehicle at Home

Over the past year, the demand for zero-emission vehicles has skyrocketed, and major manufacturers such as Volkswagen, Toyota and Tesla are eager to meet the demand. Soaring gas prices and increased maintenance costs have provided a greater incentive for more and more Canadians to make the switch to electric vehicles…

Tips for Hanging Your Christmas Lights Outdoors

Tips for Hanging Your Christmas Lights Outdoors

Christmas season is here and what better way to spread Christmas spirit than to decorate the outside of your home with Christmas lights! If this is your first-time hanging Christmas lights or you want to learn how you can have the best Christmas lights decorations in...

Stay Safe This Christmas: Check Your Tree Lights!

Stay Safe This Christmas: Check Your Tree Lights!

The weather is once again cold, snowflakes are falling, and the radio is playing Mariah Carey’s “All I want for Christmas is You”, it’s official: Christmas season is upon us!   Decorating your home with festive décor is a great way to cultivate the Christmas spirit....

This Winter Be Prepared For Any Power Outage

This Winter Be Prepared For Any Power Outage

In 2013 the City of Toronto was hit with a massive ice storm that left the city looking like a magical winter wonderland. The thick layer of ice caused trees, and powerlines to fall and left more than 400,000 Ontario residents without any power. Many residents had to...

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