Top 10 Kitchen Renovation Tips

top 10 kitchen renovation tips

Today's kitchens barely resemble the kitchens of previous generations but one thing remains the same... Kitchens are still the hub of the family home! With many different activities happening alongside meal prep, modern kitchens are for much more than just cooking. No longer only food centric spaces, today's kitchens are are multi-function, flexible rooms to … Continue reading Top 10 Kitchen Renovation Tips

Dangers of Using Extension Cords

Dangerous use of extension cords burned this receptacle

  To illustrate the potential dangers of using extension cords,  we wanted to share a recent service call experience.   In April, we were called to investigate a burned out receptacle for a young family in Courtenay.   The homeowners had been charging an electric car using an extension cord but but unbeknownst to them, the … Continue reading Dangers of Using Extension Cords

Preventing Electrical Fires

Electrical fires are one of the leading causes of house fires in Canada today.  As a licensed electrician, focussing on preventing electrical fires is an important component of the work I do each day in homes and businesses throughout the Comox Valley. For information on electrical fire prevention I encourage you to read the Government of … Continue reading Preventing Electrical Fires

Planning Your New Kitchen

The kitchen may still be the heart of the home but in today's world, kitchens are increasingly becoming household technological hubs as well.  Not only are we powering stand mixers, toasters and coffee makers, we're charging iPhones, tablets & laptops right beside them. Kitchens aren't just for cooking anymore - today's homeowners are watching movies, … Continue reading Planning Your New Kitchen