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At Premium Electric, our Abbotsford electricians will be regularly posting articles on electrical safety in the home to help you and your family stay safe while using electricity in and around your place of residence. You will also find articles on the do’s and don’ts in electrical safety and what to do in case of electrical emergencies. Awareness is one of the most important steps you should take to minimize the risk of electrical fires, as well as injuries, property loss, or fatalities due to electrical hazards.

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Ballast Repair vs. Replacement

If your light fixture isn’t working properly how can you tell if you should do a ballast repair or a ballast replacement? Without light fixture ballasts, our world would be a much darker place. Ballasts are utilized in street lamps, … Continue reading

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How Do Portable Generators Work?

Have you every wondered how do generators work during a power outage? We don’t often think twice about electrical power when we flip a light switch or turn on a television, until there’s a power outage. That’s when generators can … Continue reading

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LED vs. Incandescent Lights – Myths & Truths

Ever since LED lights were first developed in the 1960s, there have been numerous myths about LED lighting; myths about their effectiveness, cost of ownership, reliability, and longevity. In this article, our Abbotsford electricians at Premium Electric hope to debunk … Continue reading

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10 Simple Rules to Follow for Extension Cord Safety

Be smart about electrical safety and follow these extension cord safety tips when using electrical extension cords outdoors or indoors. These safety tips apply to the proper use of extension cords, surge protectors and electrical power strips in your home … Continue reading

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Outdoor Outlet Protector Tips

Outdoor electrical outlets are exposed to our Pacific Northwest wet weather and can be just as susceptible as indoor outlets (if not more so) to electrical shorts, faults, and other electrical problems. Many of us take extra precautions inside our … Continue reading

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