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Surge Protection

What are Power Surges? A power surge is basically a spike in your home’s electrical current. These surges are unavoidable and last less than a thousandth of a second, however, it can cause damage to your home, appliances, and electronics. What causes a power surge? A power surge can occur from anything that has the
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The Dangers of Aluminum Wiring

The Dangers of Aluminum Wiring A large number of homes that were built in the 1960’s – 1970’s typically have aluminum wiring within its walls. It’s recorded that during this time many houses were damaged due to electrical fires and hazards. In an effort to save money and because it was thought to be a
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What to Expect from 4-Star Electric

When it comes to booking an electrician it seems like the options are endless. There are many different electrical contractors out there and I am going to tell you how you can have a certified electrician at your door ASAP. Where to find us You can find us at www.4starelectric.com  or call  Ryanne or Whitney
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Surge Protection – Q & A

Residential surge protection.

What are Power Surges? A power surge is an increase in voltage significantly above the designated level in a flow of electricity. When the increase lasts three nanoseconds (billionths of a second) or more, it’s called a surge. If the surge or spike is high enough, it can inflict some heavy damage on your home’s
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Prevent Electrical Appliance Fires

Prevent Electrical Shock and potential fires and unplug your toaster oven. I absolutely love my toaster oven. It toasts, bakes and heats up food perfectly however, did you know that leaving your toaster oven plugged in allows for electrical current to continually flow into this appliance even when not in use? Depending on brand, condition
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Electrical Savings

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Electrical Savings – Good for the Environment and Your Wallet Saving electricity will save you money, at the same it is better for the environment. Electricity is both financially and environmentally costly.  By “greening” our electrical consumption, we can lighten the impact to our wallets and to our planet.  Below are few ideas on how a
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4-Star Electric Wins HomeStars Best of Award – Electrician

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CALGARY, April 7, 2016 4-Star Electric Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has been honoured with a HomeStars Best of 2016 award in its category; Electrician. Celebrating its commitment to quality work and service, the awards event took place in Calgary as well as four other major cities across Canada. “To be recognized with
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Are your lights flickering?

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Lights flickering can be bothersome however, it is not a sure sign that point to a complete faulty electrical system. However, this flickering is revealing some sort of electrical concern to which could be one of the following scenarios: One flickering light Should you find one flickering light bulb, it is then easy to conclude
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We are Calgary’s CONSUMER CHOICE!

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Proud Winner of the 2016 Consumer Choice Award – 3 Years in a Row!  Thank you Calgary and Area for nominating and selecting 4-Star Electric as the 2016 Consumer Choice Award in the Home and Construction category as an Electrical company recognized in excellent business practices.  We are proud, honored and most definitely humbled. We’ve
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Smoke and CO Detectors: They Save Lives!

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Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are important devices which help keep you, your family and your home safe. Period. Its purpose is to detect any trace of harmful smoke or CO and alarm you (yes, that abrupt and awakening noise) at any given time of the day. A recent study found that many times, fatalities
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