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Electrical Outlets & GFCI's

Need an outlet installed or moved?... Need a GFCI outlet?

We can install an outlet for that new flat panel TV, or move an existing outlet to accommodate the new furniture you recently purchased. Whatever the reason, if you need an outlet installed, replaced or moved... we're the guys to call! Also, learn more here about GFCI's. They are required in certain portions of your home. They may also save a life.

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What Is A GFCI?

Ground-fault circuit interrupters (GFCI's) provide the best available protection against severe shock and electrocution. A GFCI device will remove energy in a circuit when it senses a difference in the amount of electricity passing through the device and returning through the device, or a "leak" of current from the circuit.

Q: I Don't Currently Have GFCI's In My Home, Why Do I Need Them Now?

  • Safety - they provide a lot more safety than regular.
  • Technology - As time passes, technology gets better. Keep your home up to date.
  • Selling - In most cases home inspectors require that GFCI's be installed before a home is sold/bought. Get it done before you have to, it may save time, money, and potential incidents in the future.

How Can It Be Used in My Home?

GFCI’s protect against accidental electric shock or electrocution by acting immediately to shut off the circuit if they sense a ground fault, or “leak” of current off the circuit. GFCI’s have been in homes since the early 70’s on the circuits that come within six feet of water. Homeowners, however, should consider having GFCI protection on general purpose receptacles through the

Our Residential Electrical Services

If it’s lights you’re wanting help with… We Install, Repair, or Remove lighting of all kinds. Our electricians can explain the benefits of updating your home’s lighting and what we can do for you.
Shaky, Wobbly, Outdated Ceiling Fan? Ceiling fans add beauty. Looking for a simple & affordable way to update your living room or bedroom? It could be as easy as replacing your ceiling fan.
Circuit breaker panel upgrades are extremely important. Many electrical panels are not able to manage electrical demands of the average home especially if any additions or renovations are done.
Need an outlet installed or moved? Need a GFCI outlet? We can install an outlet for that new TV, or move an existing outlet to accommodate the new furniture you recently purchased.
Need a light switch installed or updated? Want A New Dimmer Switch? No matter what’s going on with your home’s light switch. Our techs will give you the price before any work takes place.
Protect your entire home from costly surges. Did you know you could protect your whole house for just a fraction of the price? Having Electrical Trouble? The Family Electrician can help.

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Why Choose Us

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Looking for a quality and affordable Electrician for your next project? Look no further than The Family Electrician. We can repair and install anything electric in your home or office. Our electricians are licensed by the province of Alberta and are highly skilled and trained.

Up Front Pricing

We always let you know exactly what the work will cost, no hidden costs ever. With our experienced journeyman electricians we can provide up front pricing.

Professional Electricians

We only send journeymen electricians to do the work.  Ensuring the work is done right the first time, and in a timely manner. 

Residential electrical is our specialty

Our electricians have years of experience in residential homes. This means they have seen it all and will get things done efficiently.