interior of a Vancouver house following an electrical remodel

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 […]

interior of Vancouver passive house

Project Spotlight: Wiring a Passive House Plus in Vancouver

TCA Helped Complete Vancouver’s First-Ever Passive House! For our Project Spotlights blog series, we love to highlight some of our favourite projects we’ve ever completed here at TCA Electric. A project may become a favourite for any number of reasons, but today’s project was certainly a unique challenge: providing all the rewiring and electrical work […]

electrical repairs near me a handful of lightbulbs on a table

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 […]

closeup of electrician tools

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 […]

A Tesla charging away from home

Installing a Tesla Home Charging Station Is Easier Than You Think

When the first Tesla home charging stations hit the market, they were a major investment for many homeowners. As is typical with emergent technology, the devices tended to be expensive, while installation costs were also quite high. For those with older 100-amp electrical panels, these costs would be higher still, as the home’s panel would […]

Green icon of a car surrounded by an electrical cord

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 […]

a selection of EV chargers for home installation

Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Electrician for an EV Charger Installation

Here Are the Key Questions to Ask Any Electrician About EV Installation Before scheduling an EV charger installation for your home, there’s a lot of information you’ll need first. No two homes are the same, and on top of that every EV driver has different needs and wants when it comes to EV charging capabilities […]

inside view of a Stab-Lok circuit breaker

Uninsurable Electrical Panels: Is It Time for a Panel Upgrade?

Some electrical panels may not be covered by insurance. Here’s what you should know! There are many reasons why a homeowner may want to upgrade their electrical panel. In some cases, they’re hoping to upgrade their home’s service to allow for new electrical devices or appliances. In other cases, however, upgrading an electrical panel is […]

closeup of a charger plugged into a red Tesla

Tesla Wall Charger Installation: Everything You Need to Know

Have questions about Tesla chargers? We’ve got answers! If you’ve just bought a Tesla, or you’re looking to purchase one, chances are you’re looking into Tesla wall charger installation as well. Tesla’s wall connectors add more range per hour of charging than the mobile connector that comes with every Tesla vehicle. This gives drivers the […]