wires used in DIY installation of lighting fixtures

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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Lutron Lighting Systems: The Ideal Smart Lighting Solution

Looking to upgrade your home’s lighting? Consider Lutron’s lighting systems! Many Vancouverites looking to upgrade their homes have turned to smart lighting solutions as an effective way to take control of their home’s aesthetic. There are many smart lighting options available, but here at TCA Electric, we’ve found our customers turn to Lutron lighting systems […]

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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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Virtual Vancouver Electrician Consultations

At TCA Electric catering to the evolving needs of our customers has always been a core focus for our team. The critical need for flexibility in all areas of our professional and personal lives has never been more apparent than it is today. As we all work to navigate our ‘new normal’ in the era […]

LED Strip Lighting

LED Lighting: The Simple Green Upgrade with a Big Impact

For green-minded Vancouver residents, LED lighting is one of the first and most impactful upgrades to make when it comes to reducing your carbon footprint. As any professional Vancouver electrician will tell you, LED lighting is versatile, durable, and efficient – and while they were once prohibitively expensive, LED fixtures are now more affordable than […]

Under cabinet kitchen lighting

Electrical Upgrades to Improve Your Property Value

As real estate markets heat up with more millennials looking to buy, now might seem like a good time to sell your home. But not every market is experiencing the same increase in list prices. For cooler markets like Vancouver, making the right improvements can do a lot to make your home appeal to potential […]

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Commercial Lighting Vancouver: Tips to Making Your Space Complete

For any business owner, your commercial space’s interior design is critical to creating the right atmosphere for customers and clients. Many factors go into creating this atmosphere, but the commercial lighting elements you use in your Vancouver business are among the most critical. Different businesses require different kinds of lighting, from warm, subdued lights in […]

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2019 Outdoor Lighting Trends

Outdoor spaces such as patios and gardens are often the best place to relax during pleasant summer evenings. But creating a relaxing outdoor area starts with creating the right ambience for your space with outdoor lighting. At TCA Electric, our experienced North Vancouver electricians have installed many outdoor lighting systems over the years, and we’re […]