Category: Electrical Power

Upgrading Your Electrical Panel

Your electrical panel is constantly working hard behind the scenes to provide the flow of power to the rest of your home. Panels take the electrical current that enters your home and move it safely to the various areas that require power. Sometimes, you might notice that your electrical panel is struggling to perform its […]

Understanding Electrical Code Requirements For Manitoba Homes

In 2018, the Government of Manitoba published the 13th Edition of the Manitoba Electrical Code (for those of you wondering, the previous edition was published in 2015). The 13th Edition is the most current edition as of the writing of this article (early April 2023). Here’s what we’re not going to do over the course […]

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 […]

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 […]

Amps, Volts, Watts: Differences Explained

When working with electrical systems, it’s vital to know the difference between amps, volts, and watts. An understanding of these electrical terms are helpful when it comes time to repair any old household wiring. While you may run into some confusion seeing terms like amps, volts, or watts, they aren’t that difficult to understand. We’ll […]

What Is An Electric Transformer?