Rover Station

Long-time readers of the blog will know about our obsession with Canada’s aging electric infrastructure. In many parts of Canada, the biggest boom in electricity occured in the 60s and 70s, but Winnipeg had it’s own electrical boom in the early 20th century, when we...

Thinking Electric for Tenants

Recently, we ran an article on how landlords should think about their electrical. We wrote it because there’s a lot of things landlords need to know, from how their electrical can affect their insurance, to what they need to know about disagreements with tenants. We...

Power Generators for Cabins

There’s something incredibly idyllic about a cabin, out in the woods, isolated from the rest of the world. A chance to get out on pristine lakes and go fishing, a chance to hike through the wilderness. Why this image is so beautiful, it’s hard to say – perhaps...

Electrical for Landlords

There’s a lot to love about being a landlord. You can leverage an asset you have for even more money; that’s a huge plus. You can provide stable housing for your neighbors or for newcomers to the community, creating a more stable, livable city; another big plus. You...

Electrical and Your Insurance

In 1666, there was an enormous fire in London that lasted for 6 days; it destroyed the homes of an estimated 70000 people. This fire is taken by many historians to be the start of modern day insurance policies; after losing so many homes, economists and planners in...

Finding the Right Electrician

You definitely don’t want to install electrical systems in your own home if you don’t know what you’re doing. There can be house fires, there can be electrocution, there can be overloaded circuits; all in all, there can be a huge mess. That’s not to say you can’t do...