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Will I Need a Service Panel Upgrade for My EV Charger?

Learn more about when a service upgrade is required for your EV charger Home EV chargers are a popular green-minded upgrade that lets drivers of electric vehicles enjoy much more freedom and convenience. Installing these devices is often straightforward for a professional electrician. But whether you have a 100-amp or 200-amp panel in your home, […]

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5 Reasons to Upgrade Your Electrical Panel

Do you know when to upgrade your electrical panel? Your home’s electrical panel is critical. This device takes the power supplied to your property and distributes it throughout your home, powering your electrical systems and keeping every electrical device operating safely. Because this device is so crucial, it’s important to know when to replace or […]

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Key Considerations When Upgrading Electrical Service

Thinking of upgrading your electrical service? Here’s what you should know! When most people think about electrical upgrades, they imagine smart home technologies, EV charging stations, and home theaters. However, none of these upgrades are possible if your home doesn’t have the power to support them! In many ways, that makes upgrading your electrical service […]

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5 Warning Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Electrical Panel

Your home’s electrical panel is its first line of defense against electrical problems such as surges, shocks, and fires. But how do you know if it’s up to the task of protecting your home? Here at TCA Electric, an electrical panel upgrade is one of the most common and important residential electrical services we offer […]

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Add More than Extra Power to Your Home with a 200 Amp Panel Upgrade

At TCA Electric, service upgrades are one of our most commonly offered residential electrical services. That’s in part because many Vancouver homes still have an older 100-amp electrical panel installed. These panels were perfectly acceptable for when the homes were originally constructed. However, these smaller panels are largely outdated by today’s standards, and a 200-amp […]