Residential Electricity

  • Scissor Lift

    Scissor Lift

    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

  • 3-Prong Cords & Outlets

    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

    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

    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

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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

    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

    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

    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

  • Blog Photo - Electric & Gas Stove

    Electrical Requirements for Electric & Gas Stoves

    The two main types of stoves are either electric or gas stoves. An electric stove heats its elements just the way the name sounds, by way of electricity. Whereas a gas stove heats its elements with natural gas. Electric Stoves Requirements to Install Certified and licensed electrician. Dedicated 40 Amp circuit. 240 Volts of electricity....... READ MORE

  • How to Save Power for Your Home Office

    How to Save Power for Your Home Office

    With many people continuing to work from home on a full-time basis, it is crucial to consider energy efficiency for the home office. From lighting and temperature control to computers and monitors, there are many devices that are used in your office every day. As a leading provider of residential electrical services, the team at...... READ MORE

  • How to Choose the Right Commercial Light Fixtures

    How to Choose the Right Commercial Light Fixtures

    Light fixtures are a vital component of every commercial and industrial facility regardless of the work performed within them. While it may be easy to assume that any industrial-rated light fixture will work for your facility, you will need to consider many different factors to determine the best option for your needs and budget. As...... READ MORE

  • Electrical Improvements to Increase Your Home’s Value

    Electrical Improvements to Increase Your Home’s Value

    If you are considering selling your home, you have likely thought about performing some repairs or completing certain projects to optimize your resale value. While most homeowners will think about a new coat of paint or installing new countertops, there are several electrical improvement projects that can be performed to increase the value of your...... READ MORE