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Household Issues That Affect Your Home’s Electricity

Household Issues That Affect Your Home’s Electricity There are some things that every homeowner has to deal with.  Some are more mundane than others, but many of them are interconnected to other issues in the house you might not even be thinking about at the time – an issue with the plumbing can affect [...]

Roof De-Icing Cable: Your Lifesaver This Winter

Roof De-Icing Cable: Your Lifesaver This Winter Winter always catches us by surprise at one point or another.  Even after we think we have weathered the worst of it, winter can throw us a curveball, even as it gives way to spring.  A build-up of ice and snow on your home’s roof can lead [...]

Why Does My Electrical Outlet No Longer Work?

Why Does My Electrical Outlet No Longer Work? First of all, it is important to note that any work done on the electrical system in your home is best done by a professional.   If you attempt to fix certain issues on your own without a professional, you could get badly hurt from an electric [...]

How to Lower your Electricity Bills This Winter

How to Lower your Electricity Bills This Winter Winter is coming, and the Quebec winter season is not known for being forgiving. We know that staying warm and getting to work without freezing are your top priorities, but saving money on your bills is something that people are always thinking about. Heating bills certainly jump [...]

Electrical Home Renovations

Electrical Home Renovations Did you know that electrical renovations can boost your home’s value and enhance your lifestyle and comfort, all at the same time? However, any home renovation absolutely must include electrical renovation. How can you begin this process? Contact us! Our professional electricians are some of the best in Montreal. All together, they [...]

How to choose an electrical contractor

How to choose an electrical contractor If you’re like most people, you probably don’t relish the thought of choosing a qualified electrical contractor. You might have some idea of what’s wrong with your electrical system, but you’re probably not an electrical technician. The mechanics of the system might intimidate you – let alone the tactics [...]

Why should I replace my service entrance?

Why should I replace my service entrance? This is a question that many people in Montreal ask, particularly when they move into older homes. Often, the question becomes “Which is better: repairing my service entrance / electrical control panel, or replacing it?” This box is often described as the heart or even the brain of [...]

Outdoor lighting tips

Outdoor Lighting Tips The holidays are over and spring will be here before we know it! That means it’s time to ask yourself how to maximize your outdoor lighting. Landscape lighting can incorporate a number of strategies in order to achieve the most dramatic and exciting effects. A professionally designed landscape lighting system – or [...]

Causes of circuit breaker tripping

Causes of circuit breaker tripping Most people would agree: running outside and resetting a tripped circuit breaker is no fun. Especially when you consider the hazards of dealing with a circuit breaker, such as high voltage, high amperage or even high temperatures, tripped circuit breakers stop being a hassle and can become hazards. But why [...]

The importance of using surge protectors with your electronics

The importance of using surge protectors with your electronics My dad used always say you can never be too rich, too thin, or have too many surge protectors. But why? Surge protectors are vital, and you only need to hear the horror stories of the damages from surges to understand why. For example, in Acton, [...]