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Smart Home Possibilities to Consider while Planning Your Custom Home,

Smart Home Possibilities to Consider while Planning Your Custom Home

April 21st 2022

A Vernon electrician can install the devices or wiring needed to support your smart home! Contact OKV Electrical today!

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How to Save Money In 2022: Tips from a Vernon Electrical Contractor,

How to Save Money In 2022: Tips from a Vernon Electrical Contractor

January 26th 2022

Update your home's electrical devices and machines with these tips!

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Vernon Winters Require Safeguards from Seasonal Electrical Hazards,

Vernon Winters Require Safeguards from Seasonal Electrical Hazards

November 29th 2021

Keep your home safe from electrical hazards by followed these six electrician-approved tips.

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4 Tips for Teaching Kids Electrical Safety,

4 Tips for Teaching Kids Electrical Safety

June 8th 2021

These tips might even get you interested in talking about electrical safety! If you're a parent in Vernon looking for some electrical safety resources that will speak to children these items are a fun place to start.

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How Many Outlets Should Be in a Room?,

How Many Outlets Should Be in a Room?

March 8th 2021

Truthfully, you can have as many as you want, but you can only have a maximum of 12 outlets to a circuit, so plan your circuits accordingly. When planning, consider all the ways you might require the use of an outlet in any given room. Keep in mind c...

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How to Safely Work with Aluminum Wiring in Your Older Home,

How to Safely Work with Aluminum Wiring in Your Older Home

February 8th 2021

First, you take off the aluminum pigtails (a short piece of wire that splices onto the wires in the box to connect to the device for that box) and connect a copper pigtail in its place. At the point where all the wires splice together and the new cop...

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Troubleshooting Broken Christmas Lights,

Troubleshooting Broken Christmas Lights

December 28th 2020

We would like to take some of the frustration out of the moment and give you a few tips on why your lights might not be working properly and how to troubleshoot your Christmas tree lights when they’re on the fritz.

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When To Call An Electrician About Electrical Problems,

When To Call An Electrician About Electrical Problems

December 8th 2020

Sometimes it's obvious when you need to call an electrician for help - other time's it's not. Let our electricians share a few of the not-so-obvious electrical hazards you might be experiencing in your Okanagan home.

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250-540-6894

6098 Bella Vista Rd.
Vernon B.C. V1H 1B4