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2023 SMART Home Upgrades You Didn’t Know You Needed

These Home Automation Upgrades Will Be Big in 2023 Home automation projects are some of our favourite jobs to work on as leading Vancouver electricians. When it comes to transforming a house into a true dream home, smart devices continue to provide a plethora of options, with advances year after year adding new functionalities and […]

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Sump Pump Backup Power: Preparing for BC Winter

Is Your Home Protected from Floods? Make Sure Your Sump Pump Stays Online As Vancouver’s leading electrician, we don’t generally spend much time talking about water and plumbing here at TCA Electric. Water and electricity don’t mix, after all! However, one area where water (or at least getting rid of it) and electricians do go […]

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Electrical Work Gone Wrong: Dangerous DIY Mistakes to Avoid

Avoid Making These Mistakes When Completing a DIY Project While we rarely recommend DIY electrical projects, it is true that certain types of electrical projects can be completed by a handy homeowner with the right skills and understanding of electrical systems. It’s fairly common to see DIY installations of lighting fixtures, ceiling fans, and new […]

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Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Electrician to Install LED Lighting

Here’s How to Make Sure You Have the Right Electrician for the Job LED lighting has been a popular upgrade for Vancouver homeowners in recent years. Not only does LED lighting illuminate a space, but it does so while providing excellent energy-efficiency, allowing for flexible use cases to suit any interior design, and lasting longer […]

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4 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Electrician for a Remodel

Remodeling Your Home? Here’s How to Vet Your Electrician If you’re looking to rejuvenate and transform your Vancouver home, a remodel of the electrical systems throughout your house may be in order. Whether it’s new appliances, decorative lighting, or smart technology—or a combination of all these and more!—a home remodel can go a long way […]

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Electrical Work Gone Wrong: Common Signs of Electrical Issues

Do You Know the Common Signs of Electrical Problems? Electrical work isn’t always done properly, and when part of your electrical system malfunctions as a result it may leave you scrambling to find “electrical repairs near me.” Unfortunately, here at TCA Electric we’ve been called in many times to complete electrical repairs after others have […]

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Questions to Ask an Electrician Before an Electrical Panel Upgrade

Here’s What to Ask Before Scheduling This Service! Looking to upgrade your electrical panel? There are many questions to answer before any work can be done on your home’s electrical systems. In fact, asking the right questions can ensure you get the exact panel upgrade you need for your current needs, as well as for […]