Category Archives: Electrical Safety

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 electrical safety tips apply to the proper use of extension cords, surge protectors and electrical power strips in your … Continue reading

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Outdoor Outlet Protector Tips by Premium Electric

For safety reasons, always use an outdoor outlet protector, especially since our electrical outlets are always exposed to our Pacific Northwest wet weather. Outdoor outlets can be just as susceptible as indoor outlets (if not more so) to electrical shorts, … Continue reading

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Holiday Electrical Inspection – Safety Tips & Checklist

During every holiday season it’s important to remain safe by doing a holiday electrical 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; … Continue reading

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Common Aluminum Wiring Problems in BC Homes

Aluminum 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 … Continue reading

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Electrical Safety Tips for New Homeowners

Our Abbotsford electricians have complied this list of 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 … Continue reading

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What to Do When the Power Goes Out

Be Prepared for When the Power Goes Out Do you know what to do when the power goes out? Do you have an emergency preparedness plan for a power blackout? British Columbia is not only a coastal province but also … Continue reading

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How to Use A Fire Extinguisher – Pass Method

Can You “PASS” the Fire Fighter Extinguisher Test? Do you and your family know the fire extinguisher pass method? If your home has multiple floors, make sure there is fire extinguisher on every floor. Also, make sure every member of … Continue reading

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What to Do If You Smell A Natural Gas Leak

Do you know what to do if there is a natural gas leak? A natural gas leak in your house can be quite serious. It’s important that you know how to detect a natural gas leak and what steps you … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Kids – 10 Electrical Safety Tips for Home

Baby Proofing Your Home In this post we want to share some electrical safety tips for home to help protect you and your family. If you have young children at home, most likely you started electric baby proofing your home … Continue reading

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7 Early Warning Signs of Tripping Electrical Breakers

Are you experiencing frequent tripping electrical breakers in your home or business? If so, it may be a sign that the electrical load is too high on the circuit breaker. If each time you reset it the breaker keeps tripping, … Continue reading

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