Category: Home Repair

Old House Wiring, Inspection, and Repair

Character homes come with many advantages: they’re affordable, unique, and historic. But older houses have other problems, like outdated wiring. 100 years ago, power demands for the average household were very different; they didn’t have computers, TVs, and power bars like we do now. To live a technology-driven lifestyle in a historic home, adjustments need […]

What To Do When You Don’t Have Enough Outlets?

What’s more annoying than buying a shiny new device, only to realize that your home lacks an outlet to power it up? In our technology-driven world, it can be difficult to find enough sources to power all of your gadgets – especially if you live in an older home. Overloaded outlets pose safety concerns, so […]

How Many Amps Should An Apartment Have?

Are you running out of power in your apartment? Have you ever done a load of laundry and blown the breaker? You might be exceeding the allotted amps in your suite. Short for ampere, amps are units that measure electric current. When too much power is drawn, the breaker shuts off to prevent the wires […]

Powertec Electric in the Winnipeg Real Estate Market

The Winnipeg real estate market has been continuously growing, along with the increasing demands of industrial and commercial industries and residential necessities. Both old structures and recent constructions in Winnipeg will, at one point or another, need the services of professional electrical contractors to inspect and assess their electrical system and perform any needed repairs, […]

Everything You Should Know About Knob And Tube Removal

The Importance of Knob and Tube Removal in Your Winnipeg Home A component of a home that poses a constant risk is its electrical system. Electrical systems should be carefully and meticulously put together and installed by professional electricians. Your Winnipeg home’s electrical system should be constantly inspected too, especially if the residence is relatively older […]