Author: Powertec Electric

How Can You Prevent Your Pets From Getting Electrical Shocks At Home?

With pets, some shocks are unavoidable – like the shock of an unexpected medical bill or the shock of your cat knocking over your favourite vase at 3 AM. Static shocks can be hard to avoid, too – if you’re walking around your carpet in wool socks all day, your dog is going to get […]

How Can You Prepare Your Home For A Power Outage?

Power outages are inevitable, no matter where you live or what type of home you have. Most homeowners aren’t equipped with generators to power their homes in the absence of electricity, so it helps to know that you’ll be as prepared as possible for the power to fail. What can you do to minimize the […]

What Are The Differences Between Residential & Commercial Electricians?

  Most people know when they need an electrician’s help, but what kind of electrician do you need? Residential and commercial electricians have different specialties when it comes to the more technical aspects of the trade, and there are also some differences in where they work and even when they work.  If you want to […]

Office Building Electrical Safety Guide & Tips

No matter what type of business you may be running, electricity is at the heart of all you do. Your employees wouldn’t be able to run their computers or fax those documents without a grounded electrical system. The question is: How can you ensure that your office is running smoothly and safely when it comes […]

Tips About Electricity For The New Homeowner

The real estate market is hot right now, and first-time buyers are understandably delighted when their offer is finally accepted on a home that will suit their needs.  In the flurry of documents, cardboard boxes, and decorating runs to home stores, getting familiar with your new home’s electrical system may not feel like your highest […]