Home Electrical Safety Inspection
May be Necessary After Flooding

Now that the flood waters are starting to recede, anxious BC homeowners who want to get back to their homes and assess the damage may first need to have a home electrical safety inspection. If You Need Help in the Fraser Valley Call Premium Electric at 604-308-6195 Authorities still haven’t fully assessed the dangerous conditions…

Portable Generator Maintenance Tips by Premium Electric
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Portable Generator Maintenance Tips by Premium Electric

In this post, we’ll look at 10 portable generator maintenance tips that you can use to keep your home generator primed and ready for when you need it. If you rely on a portable backup generator to get you through power outages or natural disasters it’s important to ensure that your backup generator is regularly…

Electrical Checklist & Safety Tips for the Holidays

This Christmas, these electrical safety tips for the holidays will help keep you safe. Be sure to do a holiday electrical safety inspection of your decorations. The security of your family, home, and belongings may depend upon it. Our Abbotsford electricians have compiled a list of suggestions below; a holiday electrical safety inspection checklist. These…

Do I Need A Portable Or A Whole House Standby Generator?

Do I Need A Portable Or A Whole House Standby Generator?

Having trouble with a whole house standby generator vs a portable emergency generator? If you live in an area of British Columbia where power outages are frequent or sometimes lengthy, you may want to consider installing a backup generator. There are two options to consider, depending on your needs, which include: Portable emergency generator Whole…

Common Aluminum House Wiring Problems in BC
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Common Aluminum House Wiring Problems in BC

Aluminum house wiring problems in BC occur when the wiring isn’t properly used or has not been properly installed with the right conductors or receptacles. This is particularly true in the branch circuits of a home — circuits that lead to your outlets, switches, and electrical appliances. Aluminum tends to oxidize and studies have shown…

Electrical Safety Tips for New Homeowners
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Electrical Safety Tips for New Homeowners

Our Abbotsford electricians have complied this list of basic electrical safety tips to help you prevent any situation that could precipitate a hazard to your family or your belongings. Electrical safety is important for new homeowners, especially since owning your own home is one of the most significant investments you’ll ever make in your lifetime….

BC Safety Authority – Who They Are and What They Do

BC Safety Authority – Who They Are and What They Do

The BC Safety Authority (BCSA) — now known as Technical Safety BC — is a non-profit organization independent of the BC Government that ensures technical systems in the province are installed safely and operate within guidelines. The BC Safety Authority (Technical Safety BC) is also the electrical safety authority and issues certificates, technical licenses, and…

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7 Reasons Why the Breaker Keeps Tripping

If the breaker keeps tripping in your home or at your business, it may be a sign that the electrical load is too high on the circuit breaker. If each time you reset it you end up with a tripped circuit breaker, immediately stop trying to reset it. Resetting electrical breakers that continually trip could…

Protecting Your Kids – 10 Electrical Safety Tips for Homeowners

Protecting Your Kids – 10 Electrical Safety Tips for Homeowners

Electrical Safety & Baby-Proofing Your Home In this post, we want to share some tips about electrical safety for kids; helpful tips for every parent to ensure you protect yourself and your family. If you have young children at home, most likely you started electric baby proofing the home quite early. However, as your children…