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Reasons To Upgrade Your Circuits

Reasons To Upgrade Your Circuits

Your electrical system is often overlooking during upgrades and renovations, despite the fact that this is the heart of your home. Without a healthy electrical system, you run the risk of overloading your circuits, causing an outage, or worse, a potential fire hazard that puts your family at risk

What Do I Need a Permit for in Fort Saskatchewan Alberta

What Do I Need a Permit for in Fort Saskatchewan Alberta

If you are considering an upgrade to your property located in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta - here are some of the permits you might need when building or renovating your residential property…

Smart Thermostat Installation in Sherwood Park AB

Smart Thermostat Installation in Sherwood Park AB

Wireworks Electrical Services Ltd. is locally owned and operated and provides Smart Thermostat Installation in Sherwood Park AB.  Over the last few years, there have been many releases of smart thermostats that include innovative heat and AC devices that have emerged are all slight variations on the same energy-efficient, customization-focused theme. Each one does something a bit different in terms of features with apps ….

When Is It Time To Call In An Electrician?

When Is It Time To Call In An Electrician?

When is it time to call an electrician? Renovations and construction are always fun for those who like to take the bull by the horns and enjoy building something with their own hands.  There are many reasons we love these activities and yet there are times we are left scratching our heads wondering if we have just bitten off more than we can chew.  So before we blow the place up it is wise to …

Why is my circuit breaker tripping?

Why is my circuit breaker tripping?

Why do circuit breakers trip? Circuit breakers are designed to provide a level of electrical safety for your home or business and are installed in your Circuit Breaker Box (Electrical Panel).  Each circuit will have its own breaker where it’s sole purpose is to monitor the amount of electricity that is flowing.  When there is a surge of electricity, or an overload, the circuit breaker will turn off to prevent potential risks and further damage …..

Where Should You Spend Your Renovation Budget?

Where Should You Spend Your Renovation Budget?

If you are considering a renovation taking some time ahead of the project to allocate your spend is a great idea so you do not run into any surprises along the way.  But where do you spend your renovation budget?  The kitchen, bathroom and basement will always yield the best return on your investment dollars especially if you choose energy-efficient and eco-friendly options.  Planning carefully and and smart choices will go a long way….

Benefits of Air Conditioning

Benefits of Air Conditioning

Benefits of Air Conditioning Summers in Alberta often start out great!  We are often longing, almost begging for the sun show and to feel the warmth on our skin after our long and bitter winters. Soon into this reality though, the summer months go from Yay!! ... to the blatant the realization that we may not be built for this heat.  Extreme heat is known to have adverse effects on our intellect and physical activity…..

What To Ask Your Electrician?

What To Ask Your Electrician?

If you are gearing up for reno's this season and require electrical work, how does one start the process?  With so many changes and updates to the electrical code you may wonder what to ask your electrician?  What should you do prior to hiring your electrican to do your electrical work? Are they licensed for your community? Most municipalities and cities require the electrician to have a license to do work so they …..

How to Increase the Value of Your Home or Condo

How to Increase the Value of Your Home or Condo

If you are thinking of selling your property, then the question how do you increase the value of your home or condo has likely already popped up.  There are many ways one can increase their property value with out breaking the bank and still get good bang for buck.  Average home improvement or renovation costs will come in around 20 to 25 cents for every dollar spent and the rest of ….

How to Identify Aluminum Wiring

How to Identify Aluminum Wiring

How to Identify Aluminum Wiring 1 If you are doing home renovations or purchasing a home it is important for you to know how to identify aluminum wiring.  Aluminum wiring can be a red flag for many electrical issues and will require intervention from a qualified electrical professional for repair.   Aluminum wiring is a known cause for many electrical fires due to poor connections from years of use or even overheating . As a result…