Journeyman Electrician vs Apprentice
vs Red Seal Ticketed

What is a Journeyman Electrician and how is it different from an Apprentice or Red Seal Ticketed Electrician? Inevitably, we all need to hire an electrician at some point in our lives and when we do, most of us have no idea what level of education the electrician might have had. This post, on “What…

Why Canada is Phasing Out Incandescent Light Bulbs

Why did Canada implement the incandescent light bulb phase out is a question that our Abbotsford electricians seem to hear quite often. Our Canadian Government is committed to finding efficient, more cost-effective ways for reducing environmental impact. Phasing out incandescent light bulbs (as of 2014) and setting new standards to improve light bulb efficiency is…

Aluminum Wiring FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions
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Aluminum Wiring FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

In this post, we’ll look at answering some of the most common FAQ about aluminum wiring in houses. History of Aluminum Wiring. Historically, aluminum wiring, which is lighter than copper, was also thought to conduct electricity better than copper. Aluminum wiring in houses has been around since the late 1800s and even today, most utility…

FAQ – Types of Electrical Fuses & How They Work

FAQ – Types of Electrical Fuses & How They Work

In this post, our Abbotsford electricians answer the most frequently asked questions about the types of fuses available, plus how they work and how they should be used properly. What Is A Fuse? Fuses are devices that allow the flow of standard electrical current and in some cases, a marginal percentage more. Although there are…