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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]