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Why Should A Homeowner Have An Electrical Inspection Performed On Their Home?

Homeowners have a lot of things they need to juggle to keep their property updated. Many people overlook the importance of their electrical system because it’s hidden away behind their walls. However, if you want your lights and appliances to work properly, this is one system you don’t want to ignore.  An electrical inspection might […]

Powertec Electric’s New Location Is A Powerful Move Into The Future

WINNIPEG, Canada – Powertec Electric Inc. is one of the largest and most successful firms in Canada that provides electrical services for residential, commercial and industrial projects. Today, Powertec Electric is proud to announce the opening of its new location at 1433 Erin Street, Winnipeg, MB R3E259.    The big move is part of an […]

What Causes Short Circuits in the Home?

We like to talk about electricity on this blog; that’s no surprise, given the services we offer! We’ve offered a number of technical articles explaining what exactly short circuits are, so we won’t go into too much detail here; basically, when a circuit becomes shorter, there’s more electricity passing through a smaller system, which causes […]

Lowering Your Electric Bill in Winter

I’m writing this post in late February, after a vicious cold snap that came through Winnipeg has finally dissipated. The weather was awful for weeks, so cold that even outdoor sports lovers were probably bundled up inside, the temperature dipping into the below 40s several times over the course of a few weeks. Winnipeg winters […]

Energy Poverty

Poverty is a vicious cycle; the poorer you are, the poorer you’ll tend to remain. There are a plethora of reasons for this, and all are worthy of discussion, but given our trade, we’d like to focus today on energy poverty. Energy poverty occurs when a person does not have access to affordable energy. We […]