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Maintain your Heating System

Maintain your Heating System

Give your heat a tune-up Tune up your heating equipment and continue to give it regular maintenance to increase its efficiency, and improve its cost-effectiveness and the comfort it provides. Patch up leaks in your heating system Materials and supplies Cleaning supplies Duct tape Duct insulation Skill level Intermediate Time required 2 hours Depending on the state of your heating system, keeping it well maintained and making upgrades can save you on your bill by reducing wasted electricity. Doing so will also help your system not have to work so hard, which can help it last longer and help you…

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Is Your Electrical Panel In Need of an Electrical Service Upgrade

Is Your Electrical Panel In Need of an Electrical Service Upgrade

What You Should Know Before Upgrading Your Electrical Panel In essence, the electrical load applies to anything that consumes electricity. In your home, it refers to the amount of energy needed to power all the light fixtures, kitchen appliances, TVs, washing machines, and other items that require electricity. This is important information if you plan to make any changes to your electrical system, including adding a circuit for a new light fixture or electrical device. There are plenty of benefits in upgrading your home electrical service Nanaimo, Ladysmith and Parksville, require a licensed electrician to obtain a permit to do…

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5 Great Tips for Outdoor Electrical Safety

5 Great Tips for Outdoor Electrical Safety

We are fortunate to have a temperate climate, even if sometimes it does not seem that way. The climate allows us to spend more time at home outdoors. If you are thinking about upgrading your outdoor living space with electrical equipment like lights, heating, a speaker system, or even a hot tub, it is important to be aware of the associated electrical safety risks. To help you create the perfect outdoor oasis, as award-winning Nanaimo Electricians we want the community to be safe so here are five great tips around outdoor electrical installations and operation. Will you have sufficient spare…

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Can I Do My Own Electrical Work In BC?

Can I Do My Own Electrical Work In BC?

Can I Do My Own Electrical Work In BC? This is one of the most frequently asked questions that we get asked. You might be very surprised once you have read below to find out the answer. Although most of it makes sense to us, then we are award-winning Electricians in Nanaimo. You, like many in British Columbia, might be shocked (nice pun) to learn that you cannot perform electrical work in your own homes unless they have the proper permit. In Nanaimo, even small projects, like replacing light fixtures, updating electrical outlets, and connecting permanently installed appliances require a…

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10 Benefits of LED Lighting

10 Benefits of LED Lighting

LED lighting represents the current trend in lighting and we have listed 10 great reasons for you to consider LED lighting in your Nanaimo home. The energy efficiency and considerable lifespan of LED technology are two amazing considerations by reducing the cost of electricity and overall energy use. What Is LED lighting? LED stands for light emitting diode. An LED is a semiconductor device, that generates light through a process called electroluminescence. When you pass an electric current through semiconductor material, it emits visible light. As such, an LED stands in exact contrast to a photovoltaic cell, which is the…

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We are Hiring

We are Hiring

Walls Electrical is growing! As an award-winning Electrical Company in Nanaimo, we are looking for talented Electricians to work in Nanaimo, Ladysmith, and Parksville. You will be joining an excellent family-orientated team, with outstanding benefits as follows: Extended health and dental benefits after the probationary period has been completed. Signing on bonus of up to $500 paid out after a qualifying period which varies between 3 & 6 months. Extended paid vacation time. Motor Vehicle Allowance Team events with food and beverages.  The rate of pay varies from $31+ per hour. Reviewed after three months’ probation.   Interested? Click on…

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Which Electrical Panel Is Right for Your Home?

The difference between 100 AMP and 200 AMP electrical panels is the amount of power they can handle.  If you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between 100 AMP and 200 AMP electrical panels, the answer is pretty simple. These different ratings refer to the amount of power an electrical panel can handle. They’re both perfectly safe, and which one is right for you depends on your electrical usage and the size of your home. What Does AMP Stand For? AMP refers to amps, or amperes, which are a unit of measurement for electrical currents. Amperage measures the volume of…

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What is a Heat Pump and What are its Benefits?

What is a Heat Pump and What are its Benefits?

A heat pump takes heat energy from one place and moves it to another – just like a refrigerator. In summer, it moves heat out of the house, and in the winter it moves heat into the house – even if it’s cold outside. Heat pumps are able to transfer heat using a process of evaporation and condensation of a substance called refrigerant that cycles between the indoor and outdoor units. What makes heat pumps so great is that they can reverse direction in the summer, taking the heat from your home and sending it outside to keep you cool.…

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12 Benefits of Outdoor Living

12 Benefits of Outdoor Living

Here on Vancouver Island, we are fortunate to have by Canadian standards a much milder climate. This provides us with a great opportunity to spend more time in our yards and gardens. Some of the many benefits of spending time outdoors: Chasing Away the Blues Anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues can be eased by spending time outside. Studies have shown being outdoors lowered levels of cortisol, a hormone that’s a marker for stress. Getting a Boost of Vitamin D You can improve your health just by soaking up the sun. Vitamin D is essential for bone growth, regulates…

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The Role of a Transfer Switch

The Role of a Transfer Switch

The Role Of A Transfer Switch For Portable & Standby Generators You already know having a generator for your home or business is a great way to ensure the necessary backup power when you need it most, especially when here in Nanaimo we are prone to power outages. One of the most important items needed to ensure smooth transfer from your hydro provider to your generator is a generator is a transfer switch. This small piece of added equipment makes the backup power process seamless and helps ensure overall safety. Here is a brief primer into the role that transfer switches play and why it is important…

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