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FLO vs. ChargePoint: Which Is the Right EV Charger for You?

If you’re a Tesla owner, your charging decision is pretty easy: Tesla has its own line of home chargers and an exclusive charging network for their owners to use. For all other electric vehicle owners, however, there are many options available for home charging. FLO and ChargePoint, the two biggest players in terms of North […]

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5 Risky Behaviours Your Vancouver Electrical Contractors Urge You to Correct

As temperatures rise with the coming summer months, so does energy usage in many households. Between appliances, stereos, and, of course, air conditioners and fans, there will be many devices running all at once. That means it’s more important than ever to practice good electrical safety! As experienced Vancouver electrical contractors, we hear about electricity-related […]

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Outdoor Electrical Upgrades to Consider this Summer

Summer is the perfect time to get some fresh air and enjoy your home’s outdoor spaces. With warmer weather well underway, many Vancouverites will be looking to spend as much time outside as possible. But how can you make your home’s exterior even more enjoyable? Our team of Vancouver electricians at TCA Electric has a […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Vancouver’s Public EV Charging Stations

Public EV charging stations in Vancouver and throughout BC help electric vehicle owners reliably charge their cars even when they’re away from home. Things aren’t always as simple as “plug and go,” however. A BC Hydro survey from October of last year found that nearly a quarter of EV owners surveyed had gotten in arguments […]

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Tips to Installing the Ultimate In-Home Theatre

With advances in home theatre technologies and the rise of streaming services, in-home entertainment systems have come back in a huge way. That said, it can be overwhelming to install the ultimate theatre setup in your home. Where should your home theatre go, and how do you get started? We’ve helped many Vancouver homeowners with […]

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Inexpensive Residential Electrical Upgrades that Add Wow Factor

Whether you’re looking to sell your home or impress your guests, adding “Wow!” factor can go a long way. But while pools, decks, and marble flooring will certainly elicit oohs and aahs, they’ll also make you say “Ouch!” the next time you check your account balance. Our TCA Electric team has experience with just about […]

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Home EV Charging Station: Why It Pays to Go Green

With electric vehicles growing more popular each year, many homeowners have looked to install a home EV charging station to make the most of the electric vehicle ownership experience. This does a great deal to help the environment—but it can also mean more money in your pocket over the long haul. At TCA Electric, we’re […]

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Getting Started with Home Automation

While home automation is certainly trendy, it’s far from a fad. Almost 25 percent of households in Canada feature some form of smart technology, according to Statista, and that number is projected to continue growing for the foreseeable future. Still, if you’re looking to add home automation devices to your Vancouver home, it can be […]

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Project Spotlight: Modern Home Renovation

We love our clients and our work here at TCA Electric. To show our readers what we mean, we started our Project Spotlights blog series, a space for us to share some of our favourite and most interesting projects. In this edition, we’re sharing a project our team of electricians worked on in North Vancouver: […]