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Residential Electrical Services in a Pandemic: How We’re Keeping You Safe

The year 2020 has been challenging for everyone amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Between shutdowns, school closures, and travel restrictions, we’ve all adapted to changes to keep ourselves, our families, and others around us safe. It’s been no different for professional electricians throughout Canada. At TCA Electric, our team has been committed to providing high-quality electrical […]

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Why Now Is the Time to Consider LED Installation

For the longest time, “light bulb” was synonymous with incandescent lighting. And while incandescent bulbs served us well for many years, alternatives such as fluorescent, halogen, and LED lighting have steadily grown in popularity. In particular, LED installation is an increasingly common service among electricians in Vancouver and elsewhere. So what makes now such a […]

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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 […]