An electrical panel that may be in need of an upgrade

Why Upgrade an Electric Meter and Panel to 200-Amp Service?

If you’re like most homeowners, chances are you don’t think about your electrical service too often. After all, when your home is running well below your service capacity, your breaker won’t be tripping often, if ever. But as more and more appliances and devices draw on power in your house, you might begin wondering if […]

An electric vehicle with a FLO charger plugged in

Ask the Expert: Installing a Home FLO Charger

As electric vehicles continue to appear on roadways in Canada, home charging solutions are becoming much more popular. Meanwhile, the selection of available electric cars has greatly diversified, with manufacturers such as Nissan, Chevrolet, and Hyundai offering popular EV models that are incompatible with Tesla charging stations. Here at TCA Electric, EV charging options have […]

Man plugs home charger into Tesla car

In Need of a Tesla Home Charger? 

Electric vehicles are growing in popularity with each passing year. According to Electric Mobility Canada, 2019 sales of electric vehicles were up compared to Q1 of 2018, with Tesla’s Model 3 continuing to be the most popular make. Meanwhile, the CBC reported that zero-emission vehicles such as electric cars are especially popular in British Columbia. […]

Electrician near me works on wiring

Comparing Electricians: 5 Tips for Selecting the Right Pro for Your Job

If you have an electrical project you’re planning, or if you’ve suddenly found yourself in need of electrical repairs, finding the right electrician for the job can be tricky. Getting online and searching for an “electrician near me” is always a start, but with so many options out there, you’ll likely wind up with more […]

EV Charging Stations

An Expert Guide to EV Charging Stations

With many Canadians well aware of the ongoing climate crisis, going green has become an increasingly important decision for property owners. Whether it’s building and furnishing with recycled materials or setting up a smart thermostat to audit energy use, there are more ways than ever for property owners to save energy and make sustainable choices. […]

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2020 Home Automation Trends to Watch

No longer buzzwords, AI and smart home technology gained a great deal of traction in 2019. Earlier this year, our team at TCA Electric noticed several emergent home automation trends like smart home security, smart lighting, and smart TVs. For many folks in Vancouver, home automation was a major focus when it came to upgrading […]