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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…

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 …

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 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…

Difference between GFCI and AFCI Breakers

Difference between GFCI and AFCI Breakers

To understand the difference between GFCI and AFCI one needs to understand the instance or application for each of these circuit interupters.  And there is a drastic difference between GFCI and AFCI breakers.  An AFCI,  Arc Fault Circuit Interrupter, protects the circuitry of your home or business and are a relatively newer product.  AFCI's are generally used in new construction and provide a higher level of protection than a standard circuit breaker by detecting and removing the

Do You Need To Upgrade Your Circuit Breaker Box?

Do You Need To Upgrade Your Circuit Breaker Box?

Do think you need to upgrade your circuit breaker box, ?  Here are some things to be aware of so you can make an educated decision.   If you think that you do need to overhaul your electrical system there are a few main components that need attention.  The first thing to consider is upgrade your panel to bring more power from the utility company into your home.   From there one could also identify if it's ….

Renovating Your Home or Business

Renovating Your Home or Business

Renovating Your Home or Business: Top 10 Electrical Items When renovating your home or business it is expected that there will be things that pop us as the project progresses.  There are a few electrical items to address throughout the project that may actually save you money and time over the long haul….

Often Overlooked Upgrades During a Remodel or Renovation

Often Overlooked Upgrades During a Remodel or Renovation

Often Overlooked Upgrades During a Remodel or Renovation That’s it!  You have decided that it’s now or never! We are going to complete a renovation project! While our intent is coming from the right place, more often or not we can get overwhelmed by the details. To prepare you for when this happens, keep in mind that there are common, and often overlooked upgrades during a remodel or renovation that one should consider to save …