• Welcome to Budget Electric

    Where Customer Satisfaction, Quality, Trust and Practicality can be within you budget

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      • Flat Rate Installations
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      • 24/7 Service
  • Voltage surge and voltage spikes are commonly referred to when electricity flows back through the system.  The increase in voltage can vary from few volts to thousands of volts depending on what creates the surge or the spike.

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  • Pot lights are made of two components; the housing and the trim. While choosing the housing is mostly dependant on the location, construction style the trim is mostly based on application and personal preference. 

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  • Knob & Tube was an acceptable installation of the electrical wires in houses built between 1900’s and 1940’s. It is often called open wiring installation involving separate conductors running between joists and supported on porcelain knobs and inserted in porcelain tubes where it penetrates a stud. 

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  • Before you start investing in a service upgrade, read this article to the end to get all the facts and give us a call to determine if you indeed need a service upgrade.

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  • Weather you need a separate meter and full service for the basement or a basic installation, we can give you an estimate on the same day if needed. 

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  • Because water and electricity don’t mix together, it is crucial that a proper installation is done, beginning with the grounding to proper protection at panel and point of utilization.  Safety is number one and once that is well accounted for and done, the aesthetics and functionality come into play. 

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  • Smoke and heat detectors as well as carbon monoxide alarms fall under the Building Code and Electrical Code. A hard wired 120V system is required in all jurisdictionsfor the purpose of protecting property and life. 

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  • We can provide temporary power and lighting for your special events or during your renovation/construction phase. These portable units are easily put together and removed as needed.

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  • Stand by generators and practical and essential for many families across BC.

    We work with many manufacturers and determine the best equipment for your needs based on your desired fuel source to run the generator. 

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  • We have accounts with majour manufacturers of EV Charging Stations and we can install one station in your garage or one hundred for commercial applications.

    We work closely with BC Hydro to capture all incentives and rebates that they offer.

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  • With so many new products available, electric heating has become affordable and attractive.From infrared heating panels to in floor heating units or ceiling heating tiles to baseboard heating or forced air just to name a few. 

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  • The following list are some of the services we can offer you:

    • Intercom Systems
    • Telephone Systems
    • VOIP
    • Wi-Fi Networks

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  • Along with house wiring we also install all your wiring and equipment for the perfect home theater. If you already have a system that you want us to install, then we can run all the wiring in the wall. We provide home theatres and audio equipment from the following manufacturers: 

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  • The 23rd edition 2015 Canadian Electrical Code contains many changes and additions. We offer consulting services for the homeowner that takes pleasure in doing the job himself/herself. 

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  • Along with the basic wiring and lighting for your shop we will also install and maintenance:

    • Dust Collection Systems
    • Sandblasters
    • Industrial Ovens
    • Shop Lifts
    • Paint Booth
    • Equipment in hazardous locations, oil pits and classified areas.

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  • At Budget Electric Ltd we work closely with BC Hydro to access all their incentives and rebates applicable to each specific installation. Did you know that solar panels are the top choice in selling electricity back to BC Hydro. The smart meters are bi-directional which means that you are one step closer to being able to sell electricity to BC Hydro. In other words you make your own electricity, create a revenue stream and increase the value of your property.

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