TCA electrician Michael Malihan during an electrical renovation

Project Spotlight: Vancouver Historical Renovation

The TCA Team Completed an Electrical Renovation in a Very Historic Building! Every electrical renovation presents its own unique twists, turns, and challenges. When working on historic buildings, however, those challenges can often be even more numerous—but successfully completing a project becomes all the more rewarding, as the history and character of the building can […]

EV charging station parking spots completed by TCA's talented contractors

Project Spotlight: EV Charging Station Installation

See How Your Favourite EV Charging Station Contractors Came Through for This Client! As Vancouver’s leading EV charging station contractors, we love a good challenge here at TCA Electric. Multifamily housing complexes often present some of the most unique and interesting hurdles in order to complete an EV charger installation—and that’s why we love taking […]

led lighting installed in the kitchen of a Vancouver home

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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Electrical Work Gone Wrong: Common Mistakes When Hiring an Electrician

The Most Common Electrical Mistake? Hiring the Wrong Electrician! Our Electrical Work Gone Wrong series of blog posts takes a look at some of the dangerous issues we’ve seen during our work as Vancouver electricians. After seeing many electrical mishaps and cleaning up after poor workmanship over the years, we’ve realized many of these situations […]

Paneet Arranch on a Vancouver job as an apprentice electrician

Team Spotlight: Paneet Arranch, Apprentice Electrician

Meet Paneet, an Apprentice Electrician at TCA! Here at TCA Electric, we owe our success to our tight-knit team of electrical professionals. That team includes everyone from our most seasoned Vancouver electrician to the newest apprentice gaining valuable industry knowledge by working with our experienced professionals. In today’s Team Member Spotlight, we’re getting to know […]

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 […]

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Ask the Electrician: City of Vancouver Electrical Permits

Here’s What You Need to Know About Vancouver Electrical Permits Within the City of Vancouver, electrical permits are required for a wide variety of services provided by professional electricians. While some electrical projects are much less complicated than others, there is still a strong likelihood that some form of permit will be required by the […]

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How to Know You’re Hiring the Right Electrician in Vancouver BC 

How Do You Pick the Best Electrician in Vancouver, BC? Start with an Established Company! When it comes to quality electrical work, hiring the right electrician in Vancouver, BC makes all the difference every time. Too often TCA Electric has been called in to complete projects that less experienced electricians were unable to follow through […]