Electrical News

  • Scissor Lift

    Scissor Lift

    September 20, 2023

    Often, we receive calls from clients who require outdoor electrical work that is too high for even our tallest ladders. To accommodate these projects our Blue Crest Team uses a scissor lift to get to high, out of reach positions. Scissor lifts are often essential for commercial projects or residential upgrades where a hydro pole... READ MORE

  • When You See Sparks!

    When You See Sparks!

    September 6, 2023

    Your home is your safe haven and should be a space where you can relax in comfort. The last thing you expect is that sparks will start flying and a potential fire could start within your walls. At Blue Crest Electric we want everyone to feel secure and safe knowing that their home is electrically... READ MORE

  • 3-Prong Cords & Outlets

    August 23, 2023

    Have you ever wondered what the purpose is for the third prong on the end of an electrical appliance cord? Why do some appliances, electronics, and outlets have them and others only have two-pongs? Are 3-prong cords and outlets important to you and your home’s safety? The simple answer is yes, the third prong on... READ MORE

  • Bathroom Fan

    Bathroom Fan

    August 9, 2023

    Having an exhaust fan in your bathroom is important to the humidity control and air quality of your home. Not only does it remove the bad odors, but it also eliminates the moisture in the air that can damage the walls and cause mold to grow. Having an experienced and licensed electrician replace or install... READ MORE

  • Service Upgrade

    Electrical Service Upgrade

    July 19, 2023

    Are you thinking of adding new circuits and load to your home? When planning to add load to your panel such as hot tubs, EV chargers, etc., you will need to make sure that your electrical panel is able to support all your new accessories. If your electrical panel is full then you will need... READ MORE

  • 4 Reasons to Hire a Licensed Electrician

    4 Reasons to Hire a Licensed Electrician

    July 4, 2023

      Electrical issues at home or on your business’ premises are not something to gamble with. They require the expertise of a licensed electrician. Blue Crest Electric understands the value of professional, licensed electrical services, bringing decades of experience to BC’s Fraser Valley. Here are 4 reasons to hire a licensed electrician for any electrical... READ MORE

  • 3 Reasons to Install a Backup Generator for Your Home

    3 Reasons to Install a Backup Generator for Your Home

    June 8, 2023

    A backup generator is an excellent investment for any homeowner, especially in areas prone to power outages. Installing a backup generator gives homeowners peace of mind and ensures unexpected power failures do not disrupt their daily routines. As a leading provider of residential electrical services, Blue Crest Electric understands the importance of having a backup... READ MORE

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    Colour Temperature

    Lighting plays a massive role in our daily lives. With the flip of a light switch our homes can have lighting all through the night and keep businesses open twenty-four hours a day. With the advancement of electric light there is now technology to change the colouring of light. What is Colour Temperature? Colour temperature... READ MORE

  • Track and Recessed Lighting

    Track and Recessed Lighting

    May 25, 2023

    Track and recessed lighting are different options for in-home light fixtures. While track lighting is still a good way to light your home or kitchen many homeowners decide to upgrade to recessed pot lights and under cabinet lighting. Something to always keep in mind, is that if you are installing light fixtures in new locations... READ MORE

  • LED Bulbs vs. CFL Bulbs

    LED Bulbs vs. CFL Bulbs

    May 17, 2023

    LED bulbs and CFL bulbs are two standard energy-efficient lighting options available today. While both have advantages, deciding which one to use can be challenging. As a leading provider of residential electrical services, Blue Crest Electric understands the importance of choosing the right type of light bulb for your home. With so many options available,... READ MORE

  • Electrical Tips for New Homeowners

    Electrical Tips for New Homeowners

    April 25, 2023

    As a new homeowner there will always be home improvements and projects to keep you busy. If you are unfamiliar on an installation or a project, call an electrician for expert advice with your home’s electrical. Below is a short list of electrical tips to help you know where to start as a new homeowner.... READ MORE

  • 5 Signs That it is Time to Replace an Outlet

    April 18, 2023

    the If your home is beginning to show its age, it could be time to look at replacing outdated outlets with licensed professionals like Blue Crest Electric. Outlets are an integral part of our homes, providing us with the power and access that we need for so many things each day. It is important to... READ MORE