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How Many Outlets Should Be in a Room?
March 8th 2021Truthfully, 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...
How to Safely Work with Aluminum Wiring in Your Older Home
February 8th 2021First, 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...
When To Call An Electrician About Electrical Problems
December 8th 2020Sometimes 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.